Maria Francisca o Savoy

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Maria Francisca o Savoy
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Ryal Monogram o Maria Francisca o Savoy bi an anonymous artist.
Queen consort o Portugal
Tenur2 August 1666 – 24 Mairch 1668
Tenur12 September – 27 December 1683
Born21 Juin 1646(1646-06-21)
Hôtel de Nemours, Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd27 December 1683(1683-12-27) (aged 37)
Palhavã, Lisbon, Portugal
BuirialPantheon o the Braganzas
SpouseAfonso VI o Portugal
Peter II o Portugal
IssueIsabel Luísa, Princess o Beira
Full name
French: Marie Françoise Élisabeth
Portuguese: Maria Francisca Isabel
HooseSavoy (Nemours branch)
FaitherCharles Amadeus, Duke o Nemours
MitherÉlisabeth de Bourbon
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
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Maria Francisca o Savoy (Marie Françoise Élisabeth; 21 Juin 1646 – 27 December 1683) wis twice queen consort o Portugal as the wife o twa Portuguese keengs: Afonso VI o Portugal an Peter II o Portugal. She wis also the sister o Marie Jeanne o Savoy, Duchess o Savoy an thus aunt o the future Keeng Victor Amadeus II o Sardinie.

First mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

She first became queen o Portugal at the age of 20 on the day o her mairiage tae Afonso VI; because the mairriage wis niver consummated, she wis able tae obtain an annulment. On 28 Mairch 1668, she mairit Afonso's brither, the Infante Pedro, Duke o Beja, wha wis appointed Prince Regent the same year due to Afonso's perceived incompetence. Maria Francisca became queen o Portugal for the seicont time when Pedro succeedit his brither as Pedro II in 1683 but died hersel later that year.

Second mairriage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Months after her annulment, Maria Francisca married the Infante Peter, now the Prince Regent o Portugal. In 1669 she gave birth tae a dochter, Isabel Luísa Josefa, Princess o Beira. The Braganza dynasty was at the brink o extinction, an Peter needed heirs, yet Maria Francisca wis unable tae produce further childer.

Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Infanta Isabel Luísa o Portugal, Princess o Beira (6 Januar 1669 – 21 October 1690) niver mairit an died o smawpox.

Titles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 21 Juin 1646 – 2 August 1666 Her Highness Mademoiselle d'Aumale
  • 2 August 1666 – 21 December 1668 Her Majesty the Queen o Portugal an the Algarves.
  • 21 December 1668 – 2 Aprile 1668 Dona Maria Francisca de Bragança.
  • 2 April´ 1668 – 12 September 1683 Her Ryal Highness The Duchess o Beja.
  • 12 September 1683 – 27 December 1683 Her Majesty the Queen o Portugal an the Algarves.

Ither wabsteids[eedit | eedit soorce]

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