Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Duchess of Chartres dead or not?

Princess Francoise Marie Amélie of Orléans, daughter-in-law of the King Louis Philippe of France died today, reports the New York Times.

The Princess was born at Neuilly on August 14, 1844.  She was the daughter of Prince Francois of Orléans, Prince de Joinville, and Princess Francisca of Brazil.   She married Prince Robert, Duke of Chartres in 1863.

[The Duchess of Chartres did not die on March 27, 1898.  She died on October 28, 1925.  So who died on this day:  the duchess' mother,  Princess Francisca, the Princess de Joinville, who died at Paris on March 27, 1898.]

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