Philip I (1052 – 1108), called the Amorous, was King of the Franks from 1060 to his death. Philip was the son of Henry I and Anne of Kiev. Unusual at the time for Western Europe, his name was of Greek origin, being bestowed upon him by his mother. Although he was crowned king at the age of seven, until age fourteen (1066) his mother acted as regent, the first queen of France ever to do so.
Louis Napoléon, Prince Imperial c. 1879, age 22. The only child of Emperor Napoleon III & Eugénie, he grew up in Britain after his father was overthrown in 1870. He was intended to marry Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter, Princess Beatrice, but was killed in 1879 while serving in the British Army in the Anglo-Zulu War.
The dried heart of Louis Charles, the second son of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI. In 2000 mitochondrial DNA tests were done, using hair samples from Marie-Antoinette and her sisters, their mother, Maria Theresa, and two living direct descendants. The tests proved that the mother of the child was of the Habsburg family and that probably the heart was that of Louis-Charles. It was buried in the Basilica on 8 June 2004 between his parents.
Marie Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans, Duchess of Berry (20 August 1695 in Palace of Versailles – 21 July 1719 in Paris) was a member of the House of Orléans who married Charles, Duke of Berry. On 5 May 1714, her husband died from internal injuries sustained in a hunting accident, whereupon Louise Élisabeth became the Dowager Duchess of Berry. On 16 June 1714, 7 weeks after the death of her husband, she gave birth to a daughter who died the following day. painted as a widow by Louis de Silvestre.
Catherine de Medici circa 1555. One of the costliest gowns ever portrayed. According to Herbert Norris, "Tudor Costume and Fashion," " The dress is of black velvet, entirely covered with a trellis-work of pearls, with sapphires in gold mounts set at the intersections; the spaces in between are embroidered with a design in gold."
Claude of Valois. Duchess of Lorraine. Daughter of Henri II and Catherine de Medici || Claude was raised alongside her sister Elisabeth, future Queen of Spain, and sister-in-law Mary, Queen of Scots. She was married at the age of 11 to Charles III, Duke of Lorraine on 19 January 1559. Claude suffered from a hunchback and club foot. She died at 27 giving the birth to her 10th child.
Louis Alphonse and Maria Margarita had their first child, a daughter, named Eugénie, on 5 March 2007, Legitimists recognise her as Princess Eugénie. The couple had twin sons, Louis and Alphonse, on 28 May 2010. Louis has been given the title of Duke of Burgundy (duc de Bourgogne), and Alphonse the title of Duke of Berry (duc de Berry). Prince Louis, as Legitimist Dauphin of France, is expected to succeed his father as Head of the French Royal House in Legitimist reckoning
Marie Marguerite of Bourbon, Duchess of Anjou (née María Margarita Vargas Santaella; born 21 October 1983, Caracas) is a Venezuelan heiress and wife of Louis Alphonse of Bourbon, Duke of Anjou, who is considered by Legitimists to be the head of the French Royal House making Marie Marguerite the Legitimist titular queen consort of France.
Louis Alphonse of Bourbon, Duke of Anjou (French: Louis Alphonse Gonzalve Victor Emmanuel Marc de Bourbon;born 25 April 1974, Madrid) is a member of the Royal House of Bourbon, and one of the current pretenders to the defunct French throne as Louis XX. he is recognized as the "Head of the House of Bourbon" and rightful claimant to the French crown by the Legitimist faction of French royalists.