• Marie-Anne de Bavière, Dauphine de France

    Maria-Anna Christine Victoria born on 28 November 1660, the future mother of Spain’s first Bourbon king, was the oldest daughter of Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria, and his wife Princesse Henriette-Adélaïde de Savoie, granddaughter of Henri IV de France.   Born in the Bavarian capital Munich, Marie-Anne was given an education to prepare for a future role as Queen. Aged…

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