Catherine Henriette de Bourbon
|Catherine Henriette de Bourbon|
|Légitimée de France|
Duchess of Elbeuf
|Born||11 November 1596|
|Died||20 June 1663 (aged 67)|
Hôtel d'Elboeuf, Paris, France
|Spouse||Charles II, Duke of Elbeuf|
|Charles III, Duke of Elbeuf|
François Louis, Count of Harcourt
François Marie, Prince of Lillebonne
|Father||Henry IV of France|
Catherine Henriette de Bourbon (11 November 1596 – 20 June 1663) was an illegitimate daughter of King Henry IV of France and his long-term maîtresse en titre Gabrielle d'Estrées. She was declared legitimate on 17 November 1596 at the Abbey of St. Ouen in Rouen and married into the Princely House of Guise.
- Charles III of Elbeuf (1620–4 May 1692)
- Henri (1622–3 April 1648) never married; Abbot of Hombieres
- François Louis, Count of Harcourt (1623–27 June 1694), married and had issue;
- François Marie, Prince of Lillebonne (4 April 1624 – 19 January 1694); married and had issue
- Catherine (1626–1645)
- Marie Marguerite (1629–7 August 1679) known as Mademoiselle d'Elboeuf; died unmarried and childless
References and notes
- Gerber, Matthew (2012). Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France. Oxford University Press.
- Pitts, Vincent J. (2009). Henri IV of France: His Reign and Age. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
- Spangler, Jonathan (2009). The Society of Princes; the Lorraine-Guise and the conservation of power and wealth in the Seventeenth Century. Ashgate.