Francisco de Borja Álvarez de Toledo, 12th Marquis of Villafranca

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Francisco de Borja Álvarez de Toledo y Gonzaga, 12th Marquis of Villafranca (9 June 1763—12 February 1821) inherited the title of Marquis of Villafranca from his elder brother José Álvarez de Toledo, Duke of Alba in 1796, as well as 14th Marquis of Cazaza, 12th Marquis of Villafranca del Bierzo, 12th Duke of Bivona and 12th Marquis of Los Vélez.

He was married in Madrid, on 28 January 1798, to María Tomasa Palafox y Portocarrero (1780–1835), the daughter of Felipe Antonio de Palafox Croy and Maria Francisca de Sales de Guzmán, Grandee of Spain and Condesa de Montijo, (1763–1821). They had six children, two girls and four boys, the eldest boy, Francisco, dying aged 16.

Ancestry[edit]

Spanish nobility
Preceded by
José Álvarez de Toledo
Marquis of Villafranca
1796–1821
Succeeded by
Pedro de Alcántara Álvarez de Toledo
Duke of Medina Sidonia
1796–1821