Princess Béatrice of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

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Princess Béatrice
Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Beatrice di Borbone delle Due Sicilie.jpg
Born (1950-06-16) 16 June 1950 (age 69)
Saint-Raphaël, Var, France
Spouse
IssuePrincess Caroline
Prince Jean-Christophe, Prince Napoléon
Full name
French: Béatrice Marie Caroline Louise Françoise
HouseBourbon-Two Sicilies
FatherPrince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro
MotherChantal de Chevron-Villette
ReligionRoman Catholic

Princess Béatrice Marie Caroline Louise Françoise of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[1][2] (born 16 June 1950 in Saint-Raphaël, Var, France[1][2]) is the eldest daughter of Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro, Castro-line claimant to the headship of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and his wife, Chantal de Chevron-Villette.[1][2]

Her younger brother, Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro, is the current Castro-line claimant to the headship of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Since 2014, Béatrice has served as Grand Chancellor of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Béatrice married Charles Napoléon Bonaparte, Prince Imperial, eldest son of Louis, Prince Napoléon and his wife, Alix de Foresta, on 19 December 1978 in Paris, France.[1][2] Charles was the great-great-grand-nephew of Napoleon I of France, founder of the Imperial House of France. The couple divorced in 1989.[1][2]

Béatrice and Charles had two children:[1]

Titles, styles and honours[edit]

Titles[edit]

  • 16 June 1950 – 19 December 1978: Her Royal Highness Princess Béatrice of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
  • 19 December 1978 – 2 May 1989: Her Imperial and Royal Highness The Princess Imperial
  • 2 May 1989 – present: Her Royal Highness Princess Béatrice of Bourbon-Two Sicilies[4]

Honours[edit]

Dynastic honours[edit]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Darryl Lundy (10 May 2003). "Beatrice di Borbone, Principessa di Borbone delle Due Sicilie". ThePeerage.com. Retrieved 11 October 2008.
  2. ^ a b c d e Paul Theroff. "TWO SICILIES". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 11 October 2008.
  3. ^ Erede di Napoleone si sposa nel Cilento
  4. ^ Official family website
  5. ^ http://www.constantinian.org.uk/constantinian-order-grand-chancellor-attends-london-delegation-dinner/
  6. ^ http://www.constantinian.org.uk/royal-deputation-appointments/