Marie Jeanne o Savoy

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Marie Jeanne o Savoy
Duchess Marie Jeanne of Savoy some time after her marriage holding the Savoyard crown by an unknown artist.jpg
Duchess Marie Jeanne o Savoy some time after her mairiage holding the Savoyard croun, unknown artist.
Duchess o Savoy
Tenure 20 Mey 1665 – 12 Juin 1675
Regent o Savoy
Tenure 12 Juin 1675 – 14 Mey 1680
Born 11 Aprile 1644(1644-04-11)
Hôtel de Nemours, Paris, France
Dee'd 15 Mairch 1724(1724-03-15) (aged 79)
Palazzo Madama, Turin
Buirial Sacra di San Michele, Turin
Spouse Charles Emmanuel II, Duke o Savoy
Issue Victor Amadeus II, King o Sardinie
Full name
Marie Jeanne Baptiste
Hoose o Savoy (Nemours branch bi birth)
o Savoy (bi mairiage)
Faither Charles Amadeus, Duke o Nemours
Mither Élisabeth 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 of the Keeng o Sardinie as well as great grandmither o the Keeng o Spain an the Keeng o Fraunce as well as the 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 daughter o Prince Charles Amadeus o Savoy, Duke o Nemours an his wife Élisabeth de Bourbon (herself a descendant o Henry IV o Fraunce) Prior tae her mairiage Marie Jeanne wis styled as Mademoiselle de Nemours, a reference tae her faither's title. Marie Jeanne's elder sister Marie Françoise (herself the wife o two Portuguese keengs; Afonso VI an Pedro II)

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Titles 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 of Savoy.
  • 12 Juin 1675 – 15 Mairch 1724 Her Highness the Dowager Duchess of Savoy.

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