Charlotte Brabantine van Nassau

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Charlotte Brabantine van Nassau

Also Known As: "Charlotte Brabantine of Orange-Nassau"
Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Anvers,Anvers,Belgium
Death: August 1, 1631 (50)
Château-Renard, Centre, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Willem van Oranje and Charlotte de Bourbon, prinses van Oranje
Wife of Claude de La Trémoille, II. duc de Thouars
Mother of Henri III de la Trémoïlle, 3rd Duke of Thouars; Lady Charlotte de La Trémoille, Countess of Derby; Elisabeth de La Trémoille and Frédéric de La Trémoille, comte de Laval
Sister of Louise Juliana Van Nassau, Pfalzgräfin und Kurfürstin von der Pfalz; Elisabeth van Nassau; Catharina Belgica van Oranje-Nassau, Gräfin zu Hanau-Münzenberg; Charlotta Flandrina Van Nassau, Abbess of Poitiers and Emilia Secunda "Antwerpiana" van Nassau, prinses van Oranje
Half sister of Marle Jane Webber; Maria van Nassau; Filips Willem van Nassau, prins van Oranje; Maria Van Nassau, Gräfin zu Hohenlohe-Neuenstein; Justinus van Nassau Dillenburg and 7 others

Occupation: Charlotte Brabantina, spätere Herzogin von Thouars, Duchess Consort of Bouillon, Viscountess Consort of Turenne, Duchess consort of Thouars, Countess of Nassau, Duchess Consort of Thouars
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About Charlotte Brabantine van Nassau

Countess Charlotte Brabantina of Nassau From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Countess Charlotte Brabantina of Nassau (Antwerp, 17 September 1580 - Château-Renard, August 1631) was the fifth daughter of William the Silent and his third spouse Charlotte of Bourbon. [edit]Biography

Countess Charlotte Brabantina, her sister Elisabeth and their stepmother Louise de Coligny went to Paris in 1593. Elisabeth married Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke of Bouillon and at that wedding Charlotte Brabantine met the Claude, Duc de Thouars, whom she married in 1598. The Duke died only six years later, leaving Charlotte Brabantina with a couple of young children.

They had four children: Henry; Charlotte, who married James Stanley, Earl of Derby; Élisabeth (1601-1604); and Frédéric (1602-1642) comte de Laval. In 1602, Charlotte-Brabantine dissuaded her husband from engaging in the conspiracy of Biron and encouraged him to lend allegiance to the king. He died in 1604.

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Charlotte Brabantine van Nassau's Timeline

September 17, 1580
December 22, 1598
Age 18
Thouars, Deux-Sevres, Poitou-Charentes, France
Age 18
Thouars, Deux Sevres, France
Age 20
Age 21
August 1, 1631
Age 50
Château-Renard, Centre, France