The Fifteen Princesses of Orange: Charlotte of Bourbon

Charlotte of Bourbon The third Princess of Orange was Charlotte of Bourbon. She was born in 1546 or 1547 as the daughter of Louis, Duke of Montpensier and Jacqueline de Longwy, Countess of Bar-Sur-Seine. She was their fourth daughter and fifth child. Supposedly her father intended her for the church as well as some of her sisters, as he did not want to pay a dowry for all of them. She was taken…
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