Countess Marie-Jenke Keglevich of Buzin

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Countess Marie-Jenke Keglevich of Buzin
Duchess of Bavaria, Jacobite consort
Period 21 April 1971 – 5 October 1983
Spouse Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria
Full name
German: Marie-Jenke Clara Clementine Antonia Stephanie Walburga Paula
House House Keglevich of Buzin
House of Wittelsbach
Father Count Stephan Keglevich of Buzin
Mother Countess Klára Zichy of Zich and Vásonkeö
Born (1921-04-23)23 April 1921
Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary
Died 5 October 1983(1983-10-05) (aged 62)
Weichselboden, Styria, Austria

Countess Marie-Jenke Keglevich of Buzin (23 April 1921 – 5 October 1983) was the second wife of Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, head of the House of Wittelsbach and pretender to the Kingdom of Bavaria from 1955 to 1996 as well as Jacobite pretender to the thrones of England, Scotland, Ireland and France. By Wittelsbach loyalists, she is considered the rightful Queen Consort of Bavaria from 1971 to 1983, and by Jacobites, she is considered the rightful Queen Consort of England, Scotland, Ireland and France during the same period.

Early life[edit]

Marie-Jenke was born at Budapest, Kingdom of Hungary on 23 April 1921. She was the fourth child and only daughter of Count Stephan Keglevich of Buzin (Croatian: Stjepan Keglević Buzinski) and Countess Klára Zichy of Zich and Vásonkeö.[1]

She was descended from the House of Keglević, a Croatian noble family.

Marriage and family[edit]

Countess Marie-Jenke married on 21 April 1971 in Weichselboden, Styria Austria, to Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, son of Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria and his first wife, Duchess Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria and grandson of King Ludwig III of Bavaria.[1] They had no issue. Albrecht had been married previously to Countess Maria Draskovich of Trakostjan who died in 1969.

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 23 April 1921 – 21 April 1971: Countess Marie-Jenke Keglevich of Buzin
  • 21 April 1971 – 5 October 1983: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Bavaria
    • Title in pretence: 21 April 1971 – 5 October 1983: Her Majesty The Queen of Bavaria

Ancestry[edit]

Notes and sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 471. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.
Countess Marie-Jenke Keglevich of Buzin
Born: 23 April 1921 Died: 5 October 1983
Titles in pretence
Vacant
Title last held by
Maria Draskovich of Trakostjan
— TITULAR —
Queen consort of Bavaria
21 April 1971 – 5 October 1983
Vacant
— TITULAR —
Queen consort of England
Queen consort of Ireland

21 April 1971 – 5 October 1983
Reason for succession failure:
Glorius revolution
— TITULAR —
Queen consort of Scots
21 April 1971 – 5 October 1983
Reason for succession failure:
Glorius revolution