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Duchess of Orléans

Queen of Orléans

The Orléans part of the title comes from the city of Orléans, which was the capital of these kings. The Frankish kings in that region stopped calling themselves Kings of Orléans after they conquered the Burgundians. After 613 the Kingdom of Orléans became the Kingdom of Burgundy, and the queens became Queen consorts of Burgundy.

Merovingian dynasty, 511–524, 561–613

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Queen Ceased to be Queen Death Spouse
Guntheuc of Burgundy Godomar of Burgundy 495 514/521 25 June 524
husband's death
532 Chlodomer
Kingdom passed to Soissons, Paris, and Rheims
Kingdom repartioned out of United Frankish state after Chlothar I's death.
Vénérande a slave - - - - - Guntram
Marcatrude Magnachaire, Duke of the Franks - 556 565
repudiated
566
Austerchild - 548 566/7 after 580
Faileube - - - - - - Childebert II
Ermenberga of the Visigoths Witteric, King of the Visigoths - 606 607
repudiated
- Theuderic II
United to Austrasia in 612 and passed Neustria in 613.

Countess of Orléans

Merovingian countesses

  • NN, wife of Count Willachar and the mother Chalde of Orléans, wife of Chramn son of King Chlothar I.

Carolingian countesses

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Waldrada de Wormsgau Erphold ?
(Nibelungid
or
Widonid)
- - - 821
husband's death
824 Adrian
There are no mentions of Matfrid, Count of Orléans, having a wife or if he did what her name was.
Engeltrude de Fézensac Leuthard I, Count of Paris and Fézensac
(Girardid)
805 - 827
husband's ascension
834
husband's death
- Odo I
There are no mentions of Odo I's successor, William, Count of Orléans, having a wife or if he did what her name was.
Agane - - - - before 862 Robert
Aelis of Tours Hugh, Count of Tours
(Etichonid)
805 after 862 15 September 866
husband's death
886
Théodrate of Troyes Aleran, Count of Troyes 868 881/before 885 29 February 888
became Queen consort
903 Odo II
Judith - - 922 925 Hugh I
Eadhild of England Edward the Elder, King of the Anglo-Saxons
(Wessex)
907/910 926/7 26 January 937
Hedwige of Saxony Henry I the Fowler, King of the East Franks
(Liudolfings)
910/22 14 September 938 16 June 956
husband's death
10 May 965
Adelaide of Aquitaine William III, Duke of Aquitaine
(Ramnulfids)
945 970 3 July 987
became Queen consort
15 June 1004/06 Hugh II

Capetian countesses

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Isabella of Aragon James I of Aragon
(Barcelona)
1247 28 May 1262 25 August 1270
became Queen
28 January 1271 Philip of France

Duchess of Orléans

House of Valois

First creation

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Duchess Ceased to be Duchess Death Spouse
Blanche of France Charles IV of France
(Capet)
1 April 1328 8 January 1345 1 September 1376
husband's death
8 February 1393 Philippe of Valois

Second creation

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Duchess Ceased to be Duchess Death Spouse
Valentina Visconti Giangaleazzo Visconti, Duke of Milan
(Visconti)
1366 17 August 1389 23 November 1407
husband's death
4 December 1408 Louis I
Isabella of Valois Charles VI of France
(Valois)
9 November 1389 29 June 1406 23 November 1407
husband's accession
13 September 1409 Charles I
100px Bonne d'Armagnac Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac
(Armagnac)
19 February 1392 15 August 1410 1430/5
Marie de Clèves Adolph I, Duke of Cleves
(De la Marck)
19 September 1426 27 November 1440 5 January 1465
husband's death
23 August 1487
Joan of France, Duchess of Berry Louis XI of France
(Valois)
23 April 1461 8 September 1476 7 April 1498
became Queen consort
4 February 1505 Louis II

Third creation

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Duchess Ceased to be Duchess Death Spouse
Catherine de' Medici Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino
(Medici)
13 April 1519 28 October 1533 10 August 1536
title passed to brother-in-law
5 January 1589 Henri I

House of Bourbon

Fourth creation

None

Fifth creation

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Duchess Ceased to be Duchess Death Spouse
Marie de Bourbon,
Mademoiselle de Montpensier
Duchess of Montpensier
Henri de Bourbon, Duke of Montpensier
(Bourbon-Montpensier)
15 October 1605 6 August 1626 4 June 1627 Gaston
Marguerite of Lorraine Francis II, Duke of Lorraine
(Lorraine)
22 July 1615 2 to 3 January 1632 2 February 1660
husband's death
13 April 1672

House of Orléans

Sixth creation

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Duchess Ceased to be Duchess Death Spouse
Princess Henrietta of England and Scotland Charles I of England and Scotland
(Stuart)
26 June 1644 31 March 1661 30 June 1670 Philippe de France
Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate[1] Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine
(Palatinate-Simmern)
27 May 1652 16 November 1671 9 June 1701
husband's death
9 December 1722
Françoise Marie de Bourbon, Légitimée de France
Mademoiselle de Blois[2]
Louis XIV of France
(Bourbon (Illegitimate))
25 May 1677 18 February 1692 9 June 1701
husband's accession
2 December 1723
husband's death
1 February 1749 Philippe d'Orléans
Margravine Johanna of Baden-Baden Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden
(Zähringen)
10 November 1704 13 July 1724 8 July 1726 Louis d'Orléans
Louise Henriette de Bourbon, Mademoiselle de Conti
Duchess of Étampes
Louis Armand de Bourbon, Prince of Conti
(Bourbon)
20 June 1726 17 December 1743 4 February 1752
husband's accession
9 February 1759 Louis Philippe d'Orléans
Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon
Mademoiselle de Penthièvre
Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre
(Bourbon)
13 March 1753 8 May 1768 18 November 1785
husband's accession
6 November 1793
husband's execution
23 June 1821 Louis Philippe Joseph d'Orléans
Princess Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies
(Two Sicilies)
26 April 1782 25 November 1809 9 August 1830
became Queen consort
24 March 1866 Louis Philippe d'Orléans
Duchess Helen of Mecklenburg-Schwerin Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
(Mecklenburg-Schwerin)
24 January 1814 30 May 1837 13 July 1842
husband's death
17 May 1858 Ferdinand Philippe

Notes

References

  • CENTRAL FRANCE - VICOMTES d'ORLEANS

Other links

See also

Kingdom of France portal
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