Montpensier, Catherine-Marie de Lorraine, duchess de


Montpensier, Catherine-Marie de Lorraine, duchess de
(1552-1596)
   nobility
   Born in Paris, the sister of henri de guise et de mayenne, she married Louis II de Bourbon, duke de Montpensier. one of the most ardent followers of the holy league, she took part in the Day of the Barricades (May 12, 1588) in support of her brother. Later, she supported king henry iv. Her daughter, Marie de Bourbon, would marry gaston d'orléans, Henri's son.

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

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