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The Royal Family Between 1643-1715

The following is a complete list of the main royal family of Louis XIV's reign. The main purpose is to give an insight into the specific ranks within the royal family and the list is consequently arranged hierarchical.

King: Louis XIV
Queen: Marie Thérèse

Dauphin: Louis, le Grand Dauphin
Dauphine: Marie-Anne-Victoire of Bavaria

Children of France
Arranged with name, title and relation

Gaston de Bourbon, Duc d'Orlèans - brother of Louis XIII and as such Louis XIV's uncle. It was because of him that Louis XIV's brother, Philippe, had to wait until Gaston's death to be awarded the title of "Monsieur"

Marguerite de Lorraine, Duchesse d'Orlèans - second wife of Gaston

Philippe, first Duc d'Anjou and later Duc d'Orlèans - brother of Louis XIV

Henrietta-Anne of England, Duchesse d'Orlèans - first wife of Philippe

Elisabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse d'Orlèans - second wife of Philippe

Louis, Duc de Bourgogne and later Dauphin - son of the Grand Dauphin and father of Louis XV

Marie-Adélaïde of Savoy, Duchesse de Bourgogne and later Dauphine - mother of Louis XV

Philippe, Duc d'Anjou and later King of Spain - son of the Grand Dauphin

Charles, Duc de Berry - son of the Grand Dauphin

Louis (XV), Duc d'Anjou and later King of France

Grand-children of France

Anne-Marie-Louise d'Orlèans, Mademoiselle d'Orlèans - daughter of Gaston and known as "la Grande Mademoiselle"

Marguerite-Louise d'Orlèans, Grand Duchess of Tuscany - daughter of Gaston (she returned to France in 1675)

Elisabeth d'Orlèans, Mademoiselle d'Alencon and later Duchesse de Guiche - daughter of Gaston

Françoise-Madeleine d'Orlèans, Mademoiselle de Valois and later Duchess of Savoy - daughter of Gaston

Marie-Louise d'Orlèans, known as Mademoiselle and later Queen of Spain - daughter of Philippe

Anne-Marie d'Orlèans, later Duchess of Savoy - daughter of Philippe

Philippe II d'Orlèans, Duc de Chartres, later Duc d'Orlèans and Regent for Louis XV - son of Philippe

Elisabeth-Charlotte d'Orlèans, Mademoiselle de Chartres and later Duchesse de Lorraine - daughter of Philippe

Princes and Princesses of the Blood

Marie de Bourbon-Soissons, Princesse de Carignan - granddaughter of the first Prince de Condé

Louis II de Bourbon, Prince de Condé - son of Henri II, Duc d'Enghien and known as the Grand Condé

Henri-Jules de Bourbon, later Prince de Condé - son of Louis II, Duc d'Enghien and known as "Monsieur le Prince"

Anne of Bavaria, later Princesse de Condé - wife of Henri-Jules and known as "Madame la Princesse"

Louis-Armand de Bourbon, Prince de Conti

François-Louis de Bourbon, Prince de La Roche-sur-Yon and later Prince de Conti

Louis III de Bourbon, later Prince de Condé - son of Henri Jules and known as "Monsieur le Duc"

Louis-Henri de Bourbon, later Duc de Bourbon and Prince de Condé - son of Louis III and acted as Prime Minister for Louis XV

Marie-Louise-Elisabeth d'Orlèans, Duchesse de Berry - daughter of Philippe II and became a Princess of the blood through marriage, known as "Mademoiselle"

Louis d'Orlèans, Duc de Chartres and later Duc d'Orlèans - son of Philippe II


Legitimized children

César, Duc de Vendôme - son of Henri IV

Henri, Duc de Verneuil - son of Henri IV

Marie-Anne de Bourbon, Princesse de Conti (Princess of the blood by marriage) - daughter of Louis XIV and Louise de La Vallière

Louis de Bourbon, Comte de Vermandois - son of Louis XIV and Louise de La Vallière

Louis-Auguste de Bourbon, Duc du Maine - son of Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan

Louise-Françoise de Bourbon, Duchesse de Bourbon (Princess of the blood by marriage) - daughter of Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan

Francoise-Marie de Bourbon, Duchesse de Chartres (Grand-daughter of France by marriage) - daughter of Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan

Louis-Alexandre de Bourbon, Comte de Toulouse - son of Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan

Louis-Auguste de Bourbon, Prince des Dombes - legitimate son of the Duc du Maine

Louis-Charles de Bourbon, Comte d'Eu - legitimate son of the Duc du Maine

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