Louis Victor de Rochechouart, II. duc de Mortemart

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Louis Victor de Rochechouart

Birthplace: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death: Died
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Son of Gabriel de Rochechouart, duc de Mortemart and Diane de Grandseigne
Husband of Antoinette Louise de Mesmes
Father of Charlotte de Rochechouart; Marie Elisabeth de Rochechouart; Louis de Rochechouart, III. duc de Mortemart and Louise Françoise de Rochechouart
Brother of Gabrielle de Rochechouart; Françoise Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan and Marie Madeleine Gabrielle de Rochechouart

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About Louis Victor de Rochechouart, II. duc de Mortemart

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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