Category:Burials at the Carmel du faubourg Saint-Jacques
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The following 14 pages are in this category, out of 14 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 14 pages are in this category, out of 14 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Anne Henriette of Bavaria – Following her father-in-laws death, her husband succeeded as Prince of Condé, a purely honorary title, but one of the highest ranking in France. She was also the Princess of Arches in her own right from 1708, Anne was born in Paris the second of the three daughters of Prince Palatine Edward. Her mother was Anna Gonzaga, a well known Parisian political hostess, at the age of fifteen, she was engaged to Henri Jules, Duke of Enghien, the only surviving child of the famous military commander the Grand Condé. The Grand Condé was the most senior Prince du Sang at the French court, Henri Jules was his heir and prior to his succession to the purely honorary title of Prince of Condé, was styled the Duke of Enghien and was addressed Monsieur le Duc. The marriage ceremony took place at the Palais du Louvre on 11 December 1663 with Louis XIV of France, at this time, Anne became Madame la Duchesse, as Duchess of Enghien. At the death of her father-in-law in 1684, Anne took on the style of Madame la Princesse and she was also known as Anne, princesse Palatine. Anne and Henri Jules had ten children, Henri Jules, who suffered from clinical lycanthropy, was greatly supported by his wife. Anne is described as pious, generous, and charitable. Despite that her husband, who was prone to great rages, would beat his quiet wife. Of her many children, five survived infancy, four of those went on to marry. Her mother was instrumental in helping bring about a marriage between her niece by marriage, Elisabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate and the brother of Louis XIV, Philippe, Elisabeth Charlotte was Annes first cousin, their fathers being brothers. In 1708, when her cousin Charles IV, Duke of Mantua died, being his heiress, Charles IV was the last Duke of Mantua. The next year, Annes husband died in Paris on 1 April 1709, aged 65, making her son, Louis, Louis died the next year and his son Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon became the next holder of the title. Anne was the princess for whom the Rue Palatine was named - the road in the 6th arrondissement of Paris where she had lived in the Petit Luxembourg, Anne also owned the Château du Raincy which was sold to the House of Orléans in 1769. The Princess Palatine died in Paris at the age of 74, having outlived her husband and all but two of her children, namely the Princess of Conti and the Duchess of Maine. On her death, the principality of Arches became extinct, the title was claimed by her son, the Prince of Condé and her nephew and she was buried at the Carmel du Faubourg Saint-Jacques in Paris
2. Anne Marie de Bourbon – Anne Marie de Bourbon was the daughter of the Prince of Condé and of a Bavarian princess. As a member of the reigning House of Bourbon, she was a Princesse du Sang and she never married and died of lung disease. Anne Marie Victoire was the child born to the Duke. Her father was the surviving son of le Grand Condé while her mother was a daughter of the political hostess Anna Gonzaga. She was born at the Hôtel de Condé in Paris, the city residence of the Prince of Condé when not at court at the Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye outside the capital. The two previous months prior to Anne Maries birth saw the death of two siblings, Anne de Bourbon, known as Mademoiselle d’Enghien till death and Henri de Bourbon, Anne Marie was reputedly so small that she was prevented from going to dances at court. She was also more attractive then her younger sisters Mademoiselle de Charolais and she was known as Mademoiselle dEnghien till 1688 when her oldest sister Mademoiselle de Bourbon married the Prince of Conti, the first cousin of their father. From then on, Anne Marie was known as Mademoiselle de Condé and it was the latter who organised the marriage between Mademoiselle de Bourbon and Conti. Mademoiselle de Condé would never marry, instead she would die at the Château dAsnières outside Paris apparently of Lung disease and she was buried at the convent of Carmel du faubourg Saint-Jacques, Paris. The Château itself was later the home of Philippe dOrléans mistress and her brothers in laws included the Prince of Conti, the duc du Maine and the famous general the Duke of Vendôme. Her sister in law was Louise Françoise de Bourbon, sister of Maine and she was once a possible bride for the duc du Maine but it is said that Maine preferred Anne Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon, Mademoiselle de Charolais much to her annoyance. Her not marrying the duc du Maine is what caused her health to deteriorate till her early death aged 25. Another possible candidate was Georg Wilhelm of Ansbach, son of Johann Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach and brother of the future Caroline of Ansbach, Queen consort of Great Britain. So was she really regretted by all who knew her,11 August 1675 –22 January 1688 Her Serene Highness Mademoiselle dEnghien 22 January 1688 –23 October 1700 Her Serene Highness Mademoiselle de Condé
3. Louise Anne de Bourbon – Louise Anne de Bourbon, Countess of Charolais was a French noblewoman, the daughter of Louis de Bourbon, Prince of Condé. Born at the Palace of Versailles, Louise Anne was the fourth child and her eldest sisters were Marie Anne Gabrielle Éléonore de Bourbon and Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon. She was baptised in the chapel of Versailles on 24 November 1698 with her brother Louis Henri, during the Régence of her cousin, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, she became romantically involved with the Duke of Richelieu, a grandnephew of Cardinal Richelieu. At the same time, the Duke of Richelieu also began an affair with Louise Annes first cousin, Charlotte Aglaé dOrléans, at one time, she was considered as a possible bride for her cousin, Louis Auguste, Prince of Dombes, but she refused. Another proposed husband was the Duke of Chartres, the son of the Regent and his mother, however, wanted a more prestigious marriage for her son with a young German princess. Voltaire, a friend of Richelieu, wrote the following verse concerning Louise-Anne, as the years passed, Louise Anne constantly intrigued for political prominence. She would later help her cousin Louis XV in his search for new mistresses, Louise Annes father died in 1710, eleven months after having inherited the title of Prince de Condé at the death of his own father. Her mother, who had built the Palais Bourbon in Paris, in 1735, she became the owner of the Hôtel de Rothelin-Charolais in Paris, which became her townhouse. She would later sell the lands at Vallery, in the Bourgogne province of France and she also owned various châteaux such as the one at Athis outside Paris. She later sold the estate of Charolais to the Crown and in return got land in Palaiseau, Louise Anne died in Paris, at the Hôtel de Rothelin-Charolais, at the age of sixty-two. She was buried in the Carmelite Convent of the Faubourg Saint-Jacques and her brother, Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon, and her two sisters, Marie Anne de Bourbon and Élisabeth Alexandrine de Bourbon, were also buried there
4. Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Rotenburg – Princess Caroline of Hesse-Rheinfels-Rotenburg was the consort of Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon. She was one of 10 children, on 24 July 1728 she married Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon at Sarry in France. Louis Henri was a French prince of the Blood Royal and head of the House of Condé, maternally, he was a grandson of Louis XIV of France through his mother, one of the kings legitimated daughters. By the time of his marriage to Caroline, Louis Henri had lost the sight of one eye. After marriage she was known at the French court as Madame la Duchesse, the previous Princess of Condé had been Marie Anne de Bourbon and had died eight years before the marriage between Caroline and Louis Henri. Caroline was alleged to have been pretty and to have included on a list of possible wives for Louis XV of France. The couple had one child eight years into their marriage, Louis Joseph de Bourbon, next Prince of Condé. Her husband died at the Château de Chantilly on 27 January 1740, in the year the future Marquis de Sade was born at the Hôtel de Condé. Caroline died in Paris in June 1741 and was buried at the Carmel du faubourg Saint-Jacques in Paris, in 1767 her niece, Princess Maria Luisa of Savoy, would come to France to marry the young Louis Alexandre de Bourbon. She would become the friend of Marie Antoinette as the princesse de Lamballe. Alain, Magdelaine, F. & B, LAllemagne Dynastique, Le Perreux, A. Giraud, ISBN 2-901138-01-2 Mouffle dAngerville, annotated and amplified by quotations from original and unpublished documents by Albert Mirac. Translated from the French by H. S,1924, New York, Boni and Liveright. DAngervilles original title, Vie privée de Louis XV, ou principaux évènements, meyrac says he extracted these piquant pages from the original
5. Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency – Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency was an heiress of one of Frances leading ducal families, and Princess de Condé by her marriage to Henri de Bourbon. She almost became a mistress of Henry IV of France, but her husband escaped with her after the wedding, the daughter of Henri de Montmorency and his second wife, Louise de Budos, Charlotte lost her mother before she was five years of age. She was brought up under the care of her aunt Charlotte, widow of Charles, in 1609, fifteen-year-old Charlotte-Marguerite wed the Prince of Condé in a glittering ceremony. Along with many other French nobles, her husband opposed the rule of Marshal dAncre. In September 1616, Condé and Charlotte-Marguerite were arrested and imprisoned at Vincennes, in 1632, Charlotte-Marguerites only brother, Henri, Duke de Montmorency was executed for intriguing against Cardinal Richelieu. She was buried at the Carmel du faubourg Saint-Jacques, a Carmelite convent in Paris and her children with the Prince de Condé were, Anne Genevieve married Henri dOrléans, Duke de Longueville. Louis, Prince of Condé, le Grand Condé married Claire-Clémence de Maillé-Brézé, armand de Bourbon, Prince de Conti married Anne Marie Martinozzi. List of Princesses of Condé Media related to Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency at Wikimedia Commons
6. Charlotte de Rohan – Charlotte de Rohan was a French aristocrat who married into the House of Condé, a cadet branch of the ruling House of Bourbon, during the Ancien Régime. She was Princess of Condé by her marriage and she has no known descendants today as her grandson, heir to the Condé family, died without children and her daughter remained childless. Charlotte was praised for being a cultured and attractive princess of her age, Charlotte Godefride Élisabeth de Rohan was born on 7 October 1737 in Paris. Her father was Charles de Rohan, prince de Soubise, a friend of King Louis XV of France. Her mother was Anne Marie Louise de La Tour dAuvergne, Anne Marie Louise was a granddaughter of Marie Anne Mancini, one of the famous Mazarinettes. Through Marie Anne Mancini, Charlotte was a cousin of both Prince Eugene of Savoy and Louis Joseph de Bourbon, two famous generals during the reign of Louis XIV. Anne Marie Louise was also the great-granddaughter of Madame de Ventadour, Charlotte was born at the Hôtel de Soubise in Paris, the townhouse of the Rohan family in the fashionable Marais. She had a half sister, Victoire Armande Josèphe de Rohan. Victoire would later become the governess of the future King Louis XVI, Victoire was also a cousin of Queen Marie Antoinettes ill fated friend, the princesse de Lamballe. As the House of Rohan claimed descent from the Dukes of Brittany, Charlotte, in 1739, she was created Marchioness of Gordes and Countess of Moncha, both of which she received from her mother when she died. In 1745, she was made the Viscountess of Guignen in her own right, in her dowry, she was given the Lordship of Annonay, which she passed onto the Bourbons. Charlotte and Louis Joseph de Bourbon, prince de Condé were married in a ceremony at the Palace of Versailles on 3 May 1753, charlottes father reportedly gave a dowry of 20 million Livres. Louis Joseph was an older than Charlotte. Louis Joseph had been the prince de Condé since 1740 when at the age of four he had lost his father, Louis Henri. His father, as the duc de Bourbon, had been at one time the minister of King Louis XV and had been instrumental in arranging the young kings marriage to the Polish princess Marie Leszczyńska. He was only forty-eight at the time of his death, Louis Josephs mother, the German princess, Caroline of Hesse-Rotenburg, died the next year in 1741 at the age of twenty-two. As a result, Louis Joseph was an orphan and had raised by his uncle the Count of Clermont. Louis Joseph possessed the rank of prince du sang at court with the style of Serene Highness