Saturday, 2 June 2018

Princes & Princesses of the Blood

Ranking immediately behind the royal family these were the most privileged courtiers at Versailles. The eldest were known by a simplified version of the rank: Monsieur le Prince, for example. But since the majority of these specifically honoured persons had more than one child. This would mean that there were a lot more princes and princesses of the blood than what could immediately be deducted from their titles.

So, here they are:

Monsieur le Prince

Henri II de Bourbon-Condé, Prince de Condé

Louis II de Bourbon-Condé, Prince de Condé


Louis d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans

Louis Philippe d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans

Louis Philippe Joseph d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans


Madame la Princesse

Claire-Clémence de Maillé-Brézé, Princesse de Condé

Anne Henriette Julie of Bavaria, Princesse de Condé

Françoise-Marie de Bourbon, Duchesse d'Orléans

Auguste Marie Johanna of Baden-Baden, Duchesse d'Orléans

Louise Henriette de Bourbon, Duchesse d'Orléans

Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon, Duchesse d'Orléans


Monsieur le Duc


Louis I de Bourbon-Condé, Duc d'Enghien

Louis II de Bourbon-Condé, Duc d'Enghien

Louis III de Bourbon-Condé, Duc d'Enghien


Madame la Duchesse 


Marie Anne de Bourbon, Duchesse de Bourbon

Caroline of Hesse-Rotenburg, Duchesse de Bourbon

Charlotte Élisabeth Godefride de Rohan, Princesse de Condé

Louise Marie Thérèse Bathilde d'Orléans, Princesse de Condé


Monsieur le Comte

Louis de Bourbon-Soissons, Comte de Soissons

Joseph-Emmanuel of Savoy-Carignano

Eugène-Maurice of Savoy-Carignano

Louis Thomas of Savoy-Carignano

Thomas Emmanuel of Savoy-Carignano 

Eugène Jean of Savoy-Carignano


Madame la Comtesse


Olympia Mancini

Uranie de La Cropte de Beauvais

Maria Theresia of Liechtenstein 

Other princes and princesses of the blood:

No comments:

Post a Comment