• Anne de Bavière, Princesse de Condé

    Born in Paris on 13 March in 1648, Anne-Henriette Julie de Bavière was the daughter of Edward, Count Palatine of Simmern, and his Italian/French wife Anne de Gonzague de Clèves, sister of the Queen of Poland Louise-Marie.   Although the family came from two sovereign families, they had not much of a fortune. On her father’s side, Anne was related…

  • Claire-Clémence de Maillé, Princesse de Condé

    Claire was born on 25 February in 1628 to Urbain de Maillé, Marquis de Brézé, and Nicole du Plessis, sister of Cardinal Richelieu. The Brézés were an old noble family from Anjou and among their members was Diane de Poitiers, mistress of Henri II, who was married to Louis de Brézé.   The Marquis de Brézé was a Marshal of…

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