Maximilian, Prince of Hornes
|Prince of Hornes|
31 August 1695|
|Died||12 January 1763
|Spouse||Lady Marie Thérèse Charlotte Bruce
Princess Henriette of Salm-Kyrburg
Princess Marie Albertine of Gavre
|Issue||Princess Maria Thérèse of Hornes
Princess Elisabeth of Hornes
|Father||Philippe Emanuel, Prince of Hornes|
|Mother||Princess Marie Anne Antoinette of Ligne|
Maximilian Emanuel, Prince of Hornes, Count of Baucignies and of Solre-le-Château, was born 31 August 1695 in Brussels and died 12 January 1763, in Saint-Martin/Brussels. He was made a Knight of the Austrian Golden Fleece in 1749. His principality was surrounded by the Bishopric of Liège. His father was Philippe Emanuel, Prince of Hornes, and his mother was Princess Marie Anne Antoinette of Ligne.
Marriage and issue
He first married Lady Marie Thérèse Charlotte Bruce (1697-1736), daughter of Thomas Bruce, 2nd Earl of Ailesbury, an English nobleman who lived in exile in Brussels for much of his life, and his second wife Charlotte d'Argenteau, comtesse d'Esneux. Their children were:
- Princess Marie Thérèse Josepha of Hornes (19 October 1725 - 19 June 1783), married Prince Philip Joseph of Salm-Kyrburg. They had 10 children, including:
- Princess Elisabeth Philippine Claude of Hornes (1733-1826) married Gustav Adolf of Stolberg-Gedern. They had four daughters, including:
- Louise (1752-1824), married Charles Edward Stuart "The Young Pretender"
- Caroline (1755-1828), married Carlos Fitz-James Stuart, 4th Duke of Liria and Jérica
Following his first wife's death, he was married to Princess Henriette Thérèse Norbertine of Salm-Kyrburg (1711-1751) and then after her death, to Marie Albertine de Gavre (1735-1797), daughter of Charles I Alexandre, 1st Prince de Gavre.
- "Familie Von Horn: Horn (de Hornes)". Von Horn Family. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
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