Princess Hedwig o Hesse-Rotenburg
|Hedwig o Hesse-Rotenburg|
|Duchess o Bouillon|
Hedwig Marie Christine
|Born||26 Juin 1748|
Landgrave's Pailace, Germany
|Dee'd||27 Mey 1801 (aged 52)|
|Spoose(s)||Léopold de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke o Bouillon|
|Faither||Constantine, Landgrave o Hesse-Rotenburg|
|Mither||Sophia o Starhemberg|
Princess Hedwig o Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg (Hedwig Marie Christine; 26 June 1748 – 27 Mey 1801) wis a German princess o Hesse-Rotenburg bi birth an Duchess o Bouillon bi mairiage. She wis cried Marie Hedwige in Fraunce.
Biography[eedit | eedit soorce]
Born at the Landgrave's Pailace in Rotenburg an der Fulda to Constantine, Hereditary Prince o Hesse-Rotenburg an his wife Coontess Sophia von Starhemberg, she wis the couple's third child. She had ten ather siblings including the future Charles Emmanuel, Landgrave o Hesse-Rotenburg, named efter their uncle Charles Emmanuel III o Sardinie.
On 17 July 1766 at Carlsburg she mairit Léopold de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke o Bouillon, Prince o Turenne an heir tae the sovereign Duchy o Bouillon. His parents were Godefroy de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke o Bouillon, an Louise Henriette Gabrielle o Lorraine o the Hoose o Guise.
Her husband lived in Navarre prior tae the revolution and succeeded his faither in 1792. During the collapse o the ancien régime, the duchy o Bouillon wis taken frae him in 1794 and absorbed intae Fraunce in October 1795. However, in 1800, he recovered the duchy but wis obliged tae pay off debts of 3 million livres. The duchy was incorporated in the new Kirick o the Netherlands in 1815.
The Duchess o Bouillon died childless in Paris on 27 Mey 1801.
Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 26 Juin 1748 – 17 Julie 1754 Princess Hedwig o Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg
- 1754 – 1766 Princess Polyxena o Hesse-Rotenburg.
- 17 Julie 1766 – 3 December 1792 Princess o Turenne.
- 3 December 1792 – 27 Mey 1801 The Duchess o Bouillon.