Armande de La Tour d'Auvergne

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Armande
Princess of Epinoy
Born (1697-08-28)28 August 1697
Died 13 April 1717(1717-04-13) (aged 19)
Spouse Louis de Melun
Full name
Armande de La Tour d'Auvergne
House La Tour d'Auvergne
Father Emmanuel Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne
Mother Marie Armande Victoire de La Trémouille

Armande de La Tour d'Auvergne (28 August 1697 – 13 April 1717) was a French noblewoman and Princess of Epinoy by marriage. She died without issue.

Biography[edit]

Armande was the eldest of seven children born to Emmanuel Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne - sovereign Duke of Bouillon - and his first wife Marie Armande Victoire de La Trémouille. Her mother died in 1717 and her father married three more times and had three more children.

She married Louis de Melun, Duke of Joyeuse and Prince of Epinoy on 23 February 1716. His parents were Louis de Melun and Élisabeth Thérèse de Lorraine.[1][2]

Armande died in 1717 a month after her mother. Her husband was later the secret spouse of Marie Anne de Bourbon (1697–1741), daughter of Monsieur le Duc and Madame la Duchesse, daughter of Madame de Montespan. Louis de Melun later disappeared in 1724 under mysterious circumstances.

Ancestry[edit]

Titles, styles, honours and arms[edit]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 28 August 1697 – 23 February 1716 Her Highness Mademoiselle de Bouillon
  • 23 February 1716 – 13 April 1717 Her Highness The Princess of Epinoy

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ His sister was Anne Julie de Melun, mother of the Maréshal de Soubise and Madame de Marsan
  2. ^ van de Pas, Leo. "Armande de La Tour d'Auvergne". Genealogics .org. Retrieved 2010-04-04. 

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