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Marie Jeanne o Savoy

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Marie Jeanne o Savoy
Duchess Marie Jeanne o Savoy some time after her mairiage holding the Savoyard croun, unknown artist.
Duchess o Savoy
Tenure20 Mey 1665 – 12 Juin 1675
Regent o Savoy
Tenure12 Juin 1675 – 14 Mey 1680
Born11 Apryle 1644(1644-04-11)
Hôtel de Nemours, Paris, France
Dee'd15 Mairch 1724(1724-03-15) (aged 79)
Palazzo Madama, Turin
BuirialSacra di San Michele, Turin
SpouseCharles Emmanuel II, Duke o Savoy
IssueVictor Amadeus II, King o Sardinie
Full name
Marie Jeanne Baptiste
Hooseo Savoy (Nemours branch bi birth)
o Savoy (bi mairiage)
FaitherCharles Amadeus, Duke o Nemours
MitherÉlisabeth de Bourbon

Marie Jeanne o Savoy (Marie Jeanne Baptiste; 11 Aprile 1644 - 15 Mairch 1724) wis a Princess o Savoy bi birth and wis the second wife o Charles Emmanuel II, Duke o Savoy. She wis the mither o Keeng Victor Amadeus II o Sardinia. She also acted as regent o Savoy for her son frae Juin 1675 – May 1680. At the time of her death she wis the mither o the King o Sardinie as well as great grandmither o the Keeng o Spain an the Keeng o Fraunce as well as mither o the Keeng o Sardinie. She corresponded with Madame de Sévigné. "Mademoiselle de Soissons" wis named in her honour.

Background[eedit | eedit soorce]

Born at the Hôtel de Nemours in Paris, she wis a dochter o Prince Charles Amadeus o Savoy, Duke o Nemours an his wife Élisabeth de Bourbon (hersel a descendant o Henry IV o Fraunce) Prior tae her mairiage Marie Jeanne wis styled Mademoiselle de Nemours, a reference tae her faither's title. Marie Jeanne's elder sister Marie Françoise (hersel the wife o twa Portuguese kings; Afonso VI an Pedro II)

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 20 Mey 1665 Mademoiselle de Nemours mairit her distant cousin Charles Emmanuel II, Duke o Savoy

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Victor Amadeus II (4 Mey 1666 – 31 October 1732) mairit Anne Marie d'Orléans an haed issue. Later the king o Sardinie.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 11 Aprile 1644 – 20 Mey 1665 Her Serene Highness Mademoiselle de Nemours.
  • 20 Mey 1665 – 12 Juin 1675 Her Highness the Duchess o Savoy.
  • 12 Juin 1675 – 15 Mairch 1724 Her Highness the Dowager Duchess o Savoy.

Ither wabsteids[eedit | eedit soorce]

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