Diane’s Descendants

Diane was the mother of kings, as the poets predicted in her lifetime. As well as royalty, you will find among her descendants nobility, celebrities, and ordinary people.

Children

1 Francoise de Breze
Comtesse de Maulevrier
Born 1515
Died 1574
Buried Abbaye de St.Yved de Braine
Married 1 March 1539 Paris, Le Louvre
Robert IV de La Marck, Duc de Bouillon

2 Louise de Breze, Dame d’Anet
Born 1518
Died January 1577
Married 1 August 1547
Claude de Lorraine, Duc d’Aumale

Grandchildren

  • Children of Francoise de Breze and Robert IV de la Marck

    1 Henri Robert de La Marck
    Duc de Bouillon, Prince de Sedan
    Born 7 February 1540
    Died 2 December 1574
    Married 7 February 1558 / May 1559
    Francoise de Bourbon

    2 Charles Robert de La Marck
    Comte de Maulevrier et de Braine
    Born 15 April 1541
    Died 30 November 1622
    Buried Abb. St.Yves de Braine

    3 Antoinette de La Marck
    Born 25 February 1542
    Died 7 February 1591 Chateau de Pezenas
    Married 26 January 1558 Ecouen
    Henri I de Montmorency, Duc de Montmorency et Damville

    4 Diane de La Marck
    Born 16 June 1544
    Died after 2 May 1612
    Married (1) 6 January 1558
    Jacques de Cleves, Duc de Nevers
    Married (2) 15 May 1570
    Henri, Comte de Clermont et de Tonnerre
    Married (3) 7 December 1579
    Jean Babou, Comte de Sagonne

  • Children of Louise de Breze and Claude de Lorraine

    1 Henri de Lorraine
    Comte de Saint Vallier
    Born 21 September 1549
    Died August 1559

    2 Catherine de Lorraine
    Born 8 November 1550 Chateau de St.Germain
    Died 25 June 1606
    Married 11 May 1569 Reims
    Nicolas de Lorraine, Duc de Mercoeur, Comte de Vaudemont

    3 Madeleine Diane de Lorraine
    Born 10 February 1554
    Died in infancy

    4 Charles de Lorraine Duc d’Aumale
    Born 25 January 1555
    Died 1631 Bruxelles, in exile
    Married 10 November 1576 Chateau de Joinville
    Marie de Lorraine

    5 Diane de Lorraine
    Born November 1558
    Died before 1599
    Married 13 November 1576
    Francois de Luxembourg, Duc de Piney-Luxembourg

    6 Antoinette de Lorraine
    Born 9 June 1560 Nancy
    Died young

    7 Antoinette Louise de Lorraine Abbesse at Soissons
    Born 29 September 1561
    Died 24 August 1643

    8 Antoine de Lorraine, Comte de Saint Vallier
    Born 1 November 1562
    Died young

    9 Claude de Lorraine, Abbe de St.Pere Chartres
    Born 13 February 1564
    Died 3 January 1591

    10 Marie de Lorraine, Abbesse at Chelles
    Born June 1565
    Died 27 January 1627

    11 Charles de Lorraine
    Born 24 December 1566
    Died 7 May 1568 Paris
    Buried Paris, Church des Filles-Dieu

    Great grandchildren

  • Children of Henri Robert de La Marck and Francoise de Bourbon

    1 Guillaume Robert de La Marck, Duc de Bouillon, Prince de Sedan
    Born 1 January 1562 Sedan
    Died 1 January 1588 Geneve

    2 Jean de La Marck
    Comte de La Marck
    Born 6 October 1564
    Died 4 May 1587

    3 Henri Robert de La Marck
    Born 24 November 1571
    Died young

    4 Francoise de La Marck
    Born 12 March 1573 La Rochelle
    Died 1 December 1651 La Rochelle

    5 Charlotte de La Marck
    Duchesse de Bouillon, Princesse de Sedan
    Born 5 November 1574
    Died 15 May 1594
    Married 19 November 1591
    Henri de La Tour d’Auvergne, Duc de Bouillon

  • Children of Charles Robert de La Marck

    1 Francoise de la Marck
    Married 1586
    Henri Pinart, Marquis de Louvois, Vicomte de Comblizy

    2 Henri Robert de La Marck, Comte de Braine
    Born 1575
    Died 7 November 1652 Braine
    Married April 1645
    Francoise d’Harcourt

  • Children of Antoinette de La Marck and Henri I de Montmorency

    1 Charlotte de Montmorency, Comtesse de Fleix
    Born 1572
    Died 12 August 1636 Paris
    Married 6 May 1591 Pezenas
    Charles de Valois, Duc d’Angouleme

    2 Hercule de Montmorency
    Comte d’Offemont
    Died 16 February 1593 Pezenas

    3 Marguerite de Montmorency,
    Dame de Lers et de Gourville
    Born 1577
    Died 3 December 1660 Paris
    Married 25 June 1593 Alais
    Anne de Levis, Duc de Ventadour

    4 Henri de Montmorency
    Born 23 May 1581
    Died 25 September 1583 Beziers

  • Children of Diane de La Marck and Henri, Comte de Clermont

    1 Charles Henri de Clermont,
    Comte de Clermont et de Tonnerre
    Married Catherine Marie d’Escoubleau de Sourdis

    2 Jeanne Babou
    Died young

    3 Alphonsine Babou
    Mademoiselle de Sagonne
    Died 21 February 1617

  • Children of Catherine de Lorraine and Nicolas de Lorraine

    1 Henri de Lorraine
    Comte de Chaligny, Prince du St.Empire
    Born 31 July 1570 Nancy
    Died 26 November 1600 Wien
    Married 19 September 1585 Reims
    Claude de Moy, Marquise de Moy, Comtesse de Cerny

    2 Christine de Lorraine
    Born 24 September 1571
    Died young

    3 Antoine de Lorraine
    Bishop of Toul, Abbe de Beaulieu
    Born 27 August 1572
    Died 1587 Mayence

    4 Louise de Lorraine
    Born 27 March 1575 Nancy
    Died young

    5 Eric de Lorraine
    Abbe de Moyenmoutier et de St.Vanne
    Born 14 March 1576 Nancy
    Died 27 April 1623 Nancy
    Buried Capucins de St.Nicolas de Port

  • Children of Charles de Lorraine and Marie de Lorraine

    1 Charles de Lorraine
    Born December 1580
    Died before 1631

    2 Henri de Lorraine

    3 Marguerite de Lorraine

    4 Anne de Lorraine, Duchesse d’Aumale
    Born circa 1600
    Died 10 February 1638 Paris
    Married 18 April 1618 Bruxelles
    Henri I de Savoie, Duc de Nemours

    5 Marie de Lorraine
    Married 1615
    Ambrosio Spinola

  • Children of Diane de Lorraine and Francois de Luxembourg

    1 Charles de Lorraine
    Duc de Piney, Prince de Tingry
    Born 1582
    Died 23 May 1616
    Married 19 June 1597
    Madeleine de Montmorency, Dame de Montbron de Thore de Dangu

    2 Antoine de Luxembourg
    Died 12 July 1596

    3 Louise de Luxembourg, Abbess of Notre Dame de Troyes
    Died 1602

    4 Marguerite de Luxembourg
    Died 9 August 1665
    Married Rene Potier, Comte de Tresmes

    2nd Great grandchildren

  • Children of Charlotte de La Marck and Henri de La Tour d’Auvergne

    1 _____ de La Tour d’Auvergne
    Born 8 May 1594
    Died 8 May 1594

  • Children of Francoise de la Marck and Henri Pinart

    1 Charlotte Pinart
    Dame de Louvois
    Married 1613
    Eustache III de Conflans, Vicomte d’Oulchy

    2 Antoinette Pinart
    Died 1619
    Married 1609
    Jacques II de Rouville, Seigneur de Rouville, Comte de Linchamps
    Died 1628

  • Children of Henri Robert de La Marck and Francoise d’Harcourt

    1 Marie Charlotte de La Marck
    Married Renaud de L’Hospital, Marquis de Choisy

    2 Louise de La Marck
    Born 1612
    Died 17 May 1668
    Married 23 January 1633 Paris
    Maximilien Eschalard, Marquis de Boulaye

  • Children of Charlotte de Montmorency and Charles de Valois

    1 Henri de Valois, Comte de Lauraguais Born 1594
    Died 8 January 1668 Martigny-Lancoup

    2 Louis Emmanuel de Valois, Duc d’Angouleme
    Born 1596 Clermont-en-Auvergne
    Died 13 November 1653 Paris
    Married 8 February 1629
    Henriette de La Guiche
    Child by mistress

    3 Francois de Valois, Comte d’Alais
    Born circa 1598
    Died 19 September 1622 Penenas
    Married 26 April 1622 Paris
    Louise Henriette de La Chatre, Dame de Maisonfort

  • Children of Marguerite de Montmorency and Anne de Levis

    1 Marie de Levis, Abbess of Avenay and St.Pierre de Lyon
    Died circa 1649

    2 Catherine de Levis
    Died before 17 February 1620
    Married 9 June 1616
    Comte Just-Henri V de Tournon
    Died 14 March 1643

    3 Henri de Levis, Duc de Ventadour
    Born 1596
    Died 14 October 1680
    Buried Paris, Notre Dame
    Married 1622
    Marie-Liesse de Luxembourg, Princesse de Tingry

    4 Francois de Levis, Comte de Vauvert
    Born circa 1598
    Died 17 September 1625 La Rochelle (Naval battle)

    5 Charles de Levis, Duc de Ventadour
    Born 1600
    Died 19 May 1649 Brive
    Married (1) 26 March 1634 Paris
    Suzanne de Lauzieres
    Married (2) 8 February 1645 Paris
    Marie de La Guiche

    6 Francois Christophe de Levis, Duc de Damville, Comte de Brion
    Born 1603
    Died 19 September 1661 Paris
    Buried Capucines de Fbg St.Jacques
    Married Anne Le Camus

    7 Anne de Levis, Baron de Douzenac
    Born 1605
    Died 17 March 1662

    8 Louis-Hercule de Levis, Bishop of Mirepoix Born circa 1614
    Died January 1679 Mirepoix

  • Child of Charles Henri de Clermont and Catherine Marie d’Escoubleau de Sourdis

    1 Isabeau de Clermont
    Married Jacques de Beauvau, Seigneur de la Besseliere et du Rivau

  • Children of Henri de Lorraine and Claude de Moy

    1 Charles de Lorraine
    Comte de Chaligny, Bishop of Verdun
    Born 18 July 1592 Chateau de Koers
    Died 28 April 1631 Toulouse

    2 Louise de Lorraine
    Dame de Busigny
    Born 9 February 1595
    Died 1 December 1667 Mons Married 20 April 1608 Nancy Floris de Ligne, Prince d’Amblise, Marquis de Roubaix

    3 Henri de Lorraine
    Comte de Chaligny, Marquis de Moy
    Born 1596
    Died 10 June 1672

    4 Francois de Lorraine
    Prince du St.Empire
    Born 13 January 1599 Fougeres
    Died 12 August 1661 Dieuze

  • Children of Anne de Lorraine and Henri I de Savoie

    1 Louis de Savoie
    Born 1620
    Died 16 September 1641

    2 Francois Paul de Savoie
    Born 1622
    Died 1632

    3 Charles Amedee de Savoie
    Duc de Nemours
    Born 12 April 1624
    Died 30 July 1652 Paris (in a duel)
    Buried Notre Dame d’Annecy
    Married 11 July 1643 Paris
    Elisabeth de Bourbon

    4 Henri II de Savoie
    Duc de Nemours
    Born 1625
    Died 14 January 1659 Paris
    Married 22 May 1657 Trie
    Marie d’Orleans

  • Children of Charles de Lorraine and Madeleine de Montmorency

    1 Marguerite Charlotte de Luxembourg
    Duchesse de Piney, Comtesse de Ligny
    Born 19 January 1607
    Died 16 November 1680 Ligny Married (1) 5 August 1620
    Leon d’Albert, Seigneur de Brandes, Duc de Luxembourg
    Married (2) 1631 / 1634
    Charles Henri de Clermont-Tonnerre, Duc de Luxembourg et de Piney

    2 Marie-Liesse de Luxembourg
    Princesse de Tingry
    Born 2 April 1611
    Died 18 January 1660
    Married 1622
    Henri de Levis, Duc de Ventadour

    3rd Great grandchildren

  • Children of Antoinette Pinart and Jacques II de Rouville
    1 Nicolas de Rouville
    Comte de Clinchamps
    Died 1637 Mons (in battle)

    2 Francois de Rouville
    Died after September 1652

    3 Marie de Rouville
    Married Henri de Neuville, Marquis de Saint Remy

    4 Gabrielle de Rouville
    Married Henri Pot, Marquis de Rhodes

  • Children of Louise de La Marck and Maximilien Eschalard

    1 Henri-Robert II Eschalard
    Comte de La Marck et de Braine
    Died 11 August 1675 Consarbreck nr Treves (battle)
    Married 24 June 1657
    Jeanne de Saveuse-Bouquainville

  • Children of Louis Emmanuel de Valois and Henriette de La Guiche

    1 Louis de Valois, Comte d’Auvergne
    Born 1630 Paris
    Died 4 October 1637 Chateau d’Escouen
    Buried Paris

    2 Marie Francoise de Valois, Duchesse d’Angouleme
    Born 27 May 1632
    Died 4 May 1696 Abbey of Essey nr Alencon
    Married 3 November 1649 Toulon
    Louis de Lorraine, Duc de Joyeuse et d’Angouleme

    3 Armand de Valois
    Comte d’Auvergne
    Born 14 July 1635 Paris
    Died 16 November 1639 Paris
    Buried Paris
    4 Francois de Valois, Comte d’Auvergne
    Born 24 April 1639 Aix-en-Provence
    Died 10 July 1644 Salon de Craux
    Buried Aix

    5 Antoine Charles Louis de Valois
    Born circa 1648
    Died 25 September 1701

  • Children of Charles de Levis, Duc de Ventadour and Marie de La Guiche

    1 Louis Charles de Levis, Duc de Ventadour
    Born circa 1647
    Died 18 September 1717
    Buried Paris
    Married 14 March 1671 Paris
    Charlotte Eleonore de La Mothe-Houdancourt

    2 Marguerite Felice de Levis
    Born circa 1648
    Died 10 September 1717
    Married 15 April 1668
    Jacques Henri de Durfort, Duc de Duras, Marechal de France

    3 Marie Henriette de Levis
    Born circa 1649

  • Children of Isabeau de Clermont and Jacques de Beauvau

    1 Francoise de Beauvau
    Died after 18 October 1675
    Married 1638
    Jacques de Voyer, Vicomte de Paulmy

    2 Jacques de Beauvau, Seigneur de La Besseliere, Marquis du Rivau
    Died 5 July 1702
    Married Diane Marie de Campet

  • Children of Louise de Lorraine and Floris de Ligne

    1 Albert Henri, Prince de Ligne
    Born 27 December 1615 Antoing
    Died 1 May 1641
    Married 27 November 1634 Bruxelles, Palais d’Orange
    Countess Clara Maria von Nassau-Siegen

    2 Claude Lamoral de Ligne, Prince de Ligne
    Born 8 October 1618
    Died 21 December 1679 Madrid
    Married 27 November 1634 Bruxelles, Palais d’Orange
    Countess Clara Maria von Nassau-Siegen

    3 Princess Marie Charlotte de Ligne
    Born 30 January 1621
    Died 5 May 1625

  • Children of Charles Amedee de Savoie and Elisabeth de Bourbon

    1 Princess Maria Giovanna de Savoie-Nemours
    Born 11 April 1644
    Died 15 March 1724
    Married 20 May 1665
    Carlo Emanuele II, Duke of Savoie

    2 Prince ____ de Savoie-Nemours
    Born 1645
    Died 6 March 1645

    3 Princess Maria Francesca de Savoie-Nemours
    Born 21 June 1646
    Died 27 December 1683
    Married (1) 2 August 1666
    Alfonso VI, King of Portugal
    Married (2) 2 April 1668
    Pedro II, King of Portugal

    4 Prince Josef de Savoie-Nemours
    Born 21 June 1646
    Died 6 March 1647

    5 Prince Francois de Savoie-Nemours
    Born 10 May 1650
    Died 12 December 1650
    6 Charles Amedee de Savoie-Nemours
    Born 26 February 1651
    Died 10 March 1651

  • Children of Marguerite Charlotte de Luxembourg and 1st husband, Leon d’Albert, Seigneur de Brandes, Duc de Luxembourg

    1 Marie Charlotte Louise d’Albert
    Princesse de Tingry
    Born 1623
    Died 16 July 1706

    2 Henri Leon d’Albert
    Duc de Piney-Luxembourg
    Born 5 August 1630
    Died 19 February 1697

  • Children of Marguerite Charlotte de Luxembourg and 2nd husband, Charles Henri de Clermont-Tonnerre

    3 Madeleine Charlotte de Clermont-Tonnerre
    Duchesse de Piney-Luxembourg
    Born 14 August 1635 Paris
    Died 21 August 1701
    Buried Ligny
    Married 17 March 1661
    Francois Henri de Montmorency,
    Duc de Luxembourg, Comte de Bouteville et de Luxe

    4th Great grandchildren

    Child of Claude Lamoral de Ligne and Countess Clara Maria von Nassau-Siegen

    1. Henri Louis Ernest de Ligne-Amblise
    Born: 2 Feb 1644
    Died: aft. 1702
    married Maria Juana de Aragon Fernandez de Cordova

    Child of Princess Maria Giovanna de Savoie-Nemours and Carlo Emanuele II, Duke of Savoie

    1. Vittorio Amadeo II
    King of Sardinia
    Born 14 May 1666 Torino
    Died 31 october 1732 Rivoli
    Married 10 April 1684 Palais Royal (by proxy)
    Princess Anne Marie d’Orleans

    5th Great grandchildren
    Child of Henri Louis Ernest de Ligne-Amblise and Maria Juana de Aragon

    Marie Anne Antoinette de Ligne-Amblise
    Born: 1680
    Died: 1720
    Married Philippe Emmanuel van Horne

    Children of Vittorio Amadeo II, King of Sardinia and Princess Anne Marie d’Orleans

    1. Marie Adelaide de Savoie
    Born: 1685
    Died: 1712
    Married Louis, Duc de Bourgogne

    2. Vittoria Francesca de Savoie
    Born 1690
    Died 1766
    Married Vittorio Amadeo de Savoie

    6th Great grandchildren
    Children of Marie Anne Antoinette de Ligne-Amblise and Philippe Emmanuel van Horne

    1. Maximillian (III) Emmanuel van Horne
    Born 1695
    Died 1763
    Married Marie Therese Charlotte BRUCE

    Child of Marie Adelaide de Savoie and Louis, Duc de Bourgogne

    1. Louis XV, King of France
    Born 1710 Versailles
    Died 1774 Versailles
    Married Marie Leszczynska, Princess of Poland

    2. Louise-Elisabeth de Bourbon
    Born: 1727
    Died: 1759
    Philippe, Duke of Parma

    Child of Vittoria Francesca de Savoie and Vittorio Amadeo de Savoie

    1. Luigi Vittorio de Savoie
    Born 1721
    Died 1778
    Married Christine von Hessen-Rheinfels-Rotenburg

    7th Great grandchildren
    Child of Maximillian (III) Emmanuel van Horne and Marie Therese Charlotte Bruce

    Maria Theresa Josepha Emmanuel van Horne
    Born: 1726
    Died: 1783
    Married Philipp Joseph von Salm-Kyrburg

    Child of Louis XV, King of France and Marie Leszczynska, Princess of Poland

    1. Louis, Dauphin of France
    Born 1729 Versailles
    Died 1765 Fontainebleau
    Married Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony

    Children of Louise-Elisabeth de Bourbon and Philippe, Duke of Parma

    1. Marie-Louise of Parma
    Born: 1751
    Died: 1819
    Married Charles IV, King of Spain

    2. Isabella of Parma
    Married Emperor Joseph II

    Children of Luigi Vittorio de Savoie and Christine von Hessen-Rheinfels-Rotenburg

    1. Gabrielle de Savoie-Carignano
    Born 1748
    Died 1828
    Married Ferdinand von Lobkowicz

    2. Princess Leopoldina Maria de Savoie
    Born 1744
    Died 1807
    Married Andrea Doria-Pamphilj, Principe di Melfi

    8th Great grandchildren
    Children of Maria Theresa Josepha Emmanuel van Horne and Philipp Joseph von Salm-Kyrburg

    Amalie Zephyrine of Salm-Kyrburg
    Born 1760
    Died: 1841
    Married Anton Aloys Meinrad Franz of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen

    Child of Louis, Dauphin of France and Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony

    1. Louis XVI, King of France
    Born 1754 Versailles, France
    Died 1793 Paris (guillotine)
    Married Marie Antionette of Austria

    2. Charles X

    Children of Marie-Louise of Parma and Charles IV, King of Spain

    1. Francisco de Paula Antonio Maria Bourbon of Spain
    Born 1794
    Died 1865
    Married Luisa Carlotta Maria Isabella of BOURBON

    2. Ferdinand VII Bourbon, King of Spain & the Indies
    Born 1784
    Died 1833
    Married Cristina Maria of the Two Sicilies

    3. Isabel Bourbon, Princess of Spain
    Born 1789
    Died 1848
    Married Francis I of the Two Sicilies

    4. Carlota Joaquina Teresa Cayetana of Spain
    Born 1775
    Died 1830
    Married Joao VI Maria Jose, King of Portugal