Louis Victor de Rochechouart (1636 - 1688)

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Birthplace: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death: Died
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About Louis Victor de Rochechouart

Louis Victor de Rochechouart de Mortemart

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Louis Victor de Rochechouart de Mortemart, Duke of Mortemart (25 August 1636 – 15 December 1688) was a French nobleman and member of the ancient House of Rochechouart. His father Gabriel de Rochechouart de Mortemart was a childhood friend of Louis XIII. His older sister was Gabrielle de Rochechouart de Mortemart, the celebrated bueaty of the era; another sister was Madame de Montespan herself the mistress of Louis XIV. He was Général des galères and Marshal of France, Maréchal de Vivonne.

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1 Biography

1.1 General of the Galleys

1.2 Viceroy of Sicily

1.3 First Gentleman of the King's Chamber

2 Issue

3 References and notes

4 Titles, styles, honours and arms

4.1 Titles and styles



Louis Victor married Antoinette Louise de Mesmes (1640–10 March, 1709) at the Château de Beyne in September, 1655. The couple had six children, three of which would have progeny.

-1. Gabrielle de Rochechouart de Mortemart (1658 – 24 October, 1733) never married; Abbess of Beaumont-lès-Tours like her second cousin Henriette Louise de Bourbon;

-2. Charlotte de Rochechouart de Mortemart (1660 – 18 April, 1729) married Henri, Duke of Elbeuf and had issue;

-3. Louis de Rochechouart de Mortemart (1663 – 3 April, 1688) married Marie Anne Colbert, daughter of Jean Baptiste Colbert on 14 February, 1679 and had issue; known as the prince de Tonnay-Charente; his descendants include the present Duke of Noailles and the present Marquess of Lansdowne through Émilie Jane de Flahault de Billarderie;

-4. Marie Élisabeth de Rochechouart de Mortemart (1663 – 5 May, 1718) married Joseph François de La Croix, Marquis of Castries on 19 May, 1693 and had issue; she was a lady in waiting to her first cousin the Duchess of Orléans;

-5. Louise Françoise de Rochechouart de Mortemart (1664 – 16 February, 1742) never married; Abbess in Fontevrault; shared her name with her cousin the Duchess of Bourbon and Mademoiselle du Maine;

-6. Gabrielle Victoire de Rochechouart de Mortemart (1670 – 23 April, 1740) married Alphonse de Créquy on 12 September, 1702 and had no issue;

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Louis Victor de Rochechouart, duc de Mortemart's Timeline

August 25, 1636
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Age 26
August 3, 1688
Age 51
Paris, Île-de-France, France
September 15, 1688
Age 52