Louise Marguerite o Lorraine

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Louise Marguerite o Lorraine
Princess o Conti
Circa 1610 portrait of Louise Marguerite of Lorraine as Princess of Conti wearing a crown (Musée Condé).jpg
Louise Marguerite bi an unknown artist.
Château de Blois, Fraunce
Dee'd30 Aprile 1631
Château d'Eu, Fraunce
BuirialCollegiale Notre Dame et Saint Laurent, Eu, Fraunce
SpouseFrançois de Bourbon
François de Bassompierre
Full name
Louise Marguerite de Lorraine
FaitherHenri, Duke o Guise
MitherCatherine o Cleves

'Louise Marguerite o Lorraine (1588 – 30 Aprile 1631) was a dochter o the then Duke o Guise and a member o the Hoose o Lorraine. She mairit François de Bourbon, Prince o Conti.She died without any surviving childer. She also acted as a She was a lady-in-waiting tae Marie de' Medici an also Anne o Austrick. In 1630 she mairit François de Bassompierre in secret and then went into exile from coort living in disgrace.

Background[eedit | eedit soorce]

She was named after her two godmithers; Louise in honour o Louise o Lorraine, wife o Henry III o Fraunce an Marguerite in honour o Marguerite de Valois, first wife o Henry IV o Fraunce. She grew up in the care of her mither and paternal grandmither, Anna d'Este. Louise Marguerite wis considered to be a great beauty at court. She was also an intimate (as well as lover) o Henry IV of Fraunce her future cousin bi mairriage.

Mairriage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On On 24 Julie 1605 at the Château de Meudon she mairit François de Bourbon, Prince o Conti, a son o Louis de Bourbon, Prince o Condé an his wife Éléonore de Roucy.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Marie de Bourbon (8 Mairch 1610 – 20 Mairch 1610) died in infancy.

Tiles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1588 – 24 Julie 1605 Her Highness Princess Louise Marguerite o Lorraine ("Mademoiselle de Guise)
  • 24 Julie 1605 – 3 August 1614 Her Most Serene Highness The Princess o Conti, Princess o the bluid bi mairiage.
  • 3 August 1614 – 30 Aprile 1631 Her Most Serene Highness The Dowager Princess o Conti, Princess o the bluid bi mairiage.

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