María Teresa de Borbón, 15th Countess of Chinchón

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María Teresa de Borbón
Countess of Chinchón
1800 Goya Condesa de Chinchon.jpg
portrait by Goya
Spouse Manuel de Godoy
Father Luis de Borbón y Farnesio
Mother María Teresa de Vallabriga
Born (1779-03-06)6 March 1779
Velada, Spain
Died 23 November 1828(1828-11-23) (aged 49)
Paris, France

María Teresa de Borbón y Vallabriga, 15th Countess of Chinchón (María Teresa Carolina; 6 March 1779[1] – 23 November 1828), was a Spanish noblewoman and Grandee. She was a patrilineal granddaughter of Philip V of Spain.

Born in Velada, Toledo, Spain, she was the elder daughter of Infante Luis of Spain and his morganatic wife, the Aragonese aristocrat María Teresa de Vallabriga y Rozas, Español y Drummond (5 September 1758 – 16 February 1820). Her mother was the 13th Countess of Chinchón and a Grandee of Spain First Class.

Maria Teresa (in full, Spanish: Doña María Teresa Carolina de Borbón y Vallabriga, Farnesio y Rozas) was: the 1st Marquesa (Marquise or Marchioness) of Boadilla del Monte (Spanish: primera marquesa de Boadilla del Monte, letter of 4 August 1799); created the 96th Noble Dame of the Royal Order of Queen Maria Luisa on 10 October 1800 (her younger sister María Luisa (1780–1846) was made the 98th Noble Dame on the same day, and her mother was made the 99th Noble Dame on 7 December 1800); heir to her brother Luis María's House, and as such the 15th Countess of Chinchón (Spanish: décimo quinta condesa de Chinchón) Grandee of Spain First Class with a Coat of Arms of de Bourbon in 1803 (letter of 7 March 1804) and 1st Duchess of Sueca (Spanish: primera duquesa de Sueca) Grandee of Spain First Class (letter of 7 March 1804).

She married in the Escorial, Madrid, 2 October 1797 Don Manuel de Godoy y Álvarez de Faria, 1st Principe de la Paz, 1st Duque de Alcúdia and 1st Duque de Sueca (Badajoz, 12 May 1767 – Paris, 4 October 1851), and had issue, an only daughter Carlota Luisa Manuela.

References[edit]

  1. ^ some say 26 January 1780
Spanish nobility
New title Marchioness of
Boadilla del Monte

1799-1828
Succeeded by
Carlota de Godoy
Preceded by
Luis María
de Borbón
Countess of Chinchón
1823-1828