HM Manuel II's 3-Great Grandfather. She was the sixth daughter and eighth child of Louis XV of France and his Queen consort Marie Leszczyńska. Family: House: Bourbon Affiliations: Kingdom of France Kingdom of Spain TV Character Information First Episode: The Afterlife (mentioned) Élisabeth of France was a prior Queen of Spain and the mother of Marie-Thérèse of Spain. The princess was declared a Servant of God and the cause for beatification was officially introduced on 23 December 1953 by Cardinal Maurice Feltin. Constance de France+ . She was accused of having participated in the secret councils of Marie Antoinette; of having entertained correspondence with internal and external enemies, among them her exiled brothers, and conspired with them against the safety and liberty of the French people; of supplying émigrés with funds financing their war against France by selling her diamonds through agents in Holland; of having known and assisted in the king's Flight to Varennes; of encouraging the resistance of the royal troops during the events of 10 August 1792 to arrange a massacre on the people storming the palace. Known as l'infante Reine (Queen-Infanta) while in France, she was placed in the care of the old Dowager Princess of Conti, Philippe's sister in law, and lived in the Tuileries Palace. Élisabeth Charlotte and Philippe would always remain close.. In monarchist circles, her exemplary private life elicited much admiration. , She often visited her aunt, Louise of France, at the Carmelite convent of St. Denis. " A staunch believer in absolute monarchy, Élisabeth had great respect for the position of her eldest brother the king, and regarded it her duty to stand by him. While she was being strapped to the board, her fichu (a sort of shawl) fell off, exposing her shoulders, and she cried to the executioner “Au nom de votre mère, monsieur, couvrez-moi. , In 1770, her eldest brother, the Dauphin, married Marie Antoinette of Austria. Chartres was reared alongside Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, later famous for his memoirs and defense of the rights of the peerage of France; Saint-Simon often accompanied the duke, and his wife was later a lady-in-waiting to Philippe's daughter, Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans, duchesse de Berry. Her attentions to the King and Queen and their children always redoubled in proportion to their misfortunes. Her marriage was arranged by her maternal uncle Philippe Count of Flanders while he was adviser to Philippe II King of France in 1180 after the latter's accession, with Artois as her dowry. " The King did not allow her to spend her nights at Montreuil until she was twenty-four, but she normally spent her entire days there from morning Mass until she returned to Versailles to sleep. Louis XV mourned him greatly. Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun: Elisabeth-Philippe-Marie-Hélène de France, dite Madame Elisabeth Artist Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755–1842) Born at his father's palace at Saint-Cloud, he was known from birth under the title of Duke of Chartres. In 1718, the Cellamare conspiracy was discovered and its participants exiled. Born at his father's palace at Saint-Cloud, he was known from birth under the title of Duke of Chartres. and the latter view was shared by Élisabeth who, as a monarchist, regarded the queen's disregard of etiquette as a threat to the monarchy, and once remarked in connection to it: "if sovereigns descended often to the people, the people would approach near enough to see that the Queen was only a pretty woman, and that they would soon conclude that the King was merely the first among officials. The royal family, including Elisabeth, then left the palace to seek refuge in the National Assembly. During the trial against Marie Antoinette, accusations of molestation of her son were brought against her, accusations which her son seemed to confirm when he was questioned, and which were directed also against Élisabeth, and Marie Antoinette alluded to them in her letter, in which she asked Élisabeth to forgive her son: "I must speak to you of something very painful to my heart. He acted in plays of Molière and Racine, composed an opera, and was a gifted painter and engraver. The cause of beatification of Élisabeth was introduced in 1924, but has not yet been completed. Philippe II Auguste Capet, Roi de France was born on 21 August 1165 at Gonesse, Île-de-France, France G. 2 He was the son of Louis VII, Roi des Francs and Adele de Champagne. She refused a public defender, but seemed to have named Claude François Chauveau-Laofarde as her defensor, as he was called by someone claiming to be sent by her. She made no objections to the match, but was reportedly relieved when the negotiations were discontinued. In the notes of the trial of Nicolas Pasquin, her valet of the chambers, she is referred to as the sister of the tyrant Capet. When the mob demanded that the king return with them to Paris, and Lafayette advised him to consent, Élisabeth unsuccessfully advised the king differently: Élisabeth accompanied the royal family to Paris, where she chose to live with them in the Tuileries Palace rather than with her aunts mesdames On 30 December 1715, the regent decided to bring the young Louis XV from the château de Vincennes to the Tuileries Palace in Paris where he lived until his return to Versailles in June 1722. Nine months earlier, on Christmas 1639, Louis XIII had uttered the very unusual desire to spent the whole night in the company of his wife. In 1781, the King gave her Montreuil not far from Versailles as a private retreat, and the queen presented it to her with the words: "My sister, you are now at home. The previous day there had been a formal engagement party at Versailles. Philippe II d'Orléans, Duc d'Orléans was born on 2 August 1674 at Saint-Cloud, Île-de-France, France. The match was negotiated as part of the Treaty of Turin, which ended Franco-Savoyard conflict during the Nine Years' War. Philippe d'Orléans, petit-fils de France, Duke of Orléans (Philippe Charles; 2 August 1674 – 2 December 1723) was a member of the royal family of France and served as Regent of the Kingdom from 1715 to 1723. b. bt 1072 - 1095, d. 1125. However, she was in fact tried immediately the following morning, and Chauveau-Laofarde was thus forced to appear at the trial as her defender without having spoken to her beforehand. A conspiracy was formed, under the inspiration of Cardinal Alberoni, the first minister of Spain. Chartres had his first experience of battle at the siege of Mons in 1691, the year before his marriage. He was yielding, out of sheer fatigue, to his wife and confessor, probably with the reservation that his extraordinary action would be set aside after his death, like the will itself. Relating to the accusation that she had encouraged the Swiss Guard and the royalist defender against the attackers during the 10 August, she was asked: The interest which you will deign to feel for their fate will sweeten its bitterness," upon which she replied: "Gentlemen, I have keenly felt the misfortunes which have visited the Colony. On 6 June 1717, under the influence of Law and the duc de Saint-Simon, the Regent persuaded the Regency Council to purchase from Thomas Pitt for £135,000 the world's largest known diamond, a 141 carat (28.2 g) cushion brilliant, for the crown jewels of France. You are going to enjoy the joys of heaven, and you wish him to remain on this earth, where there is now only torments and sorrow! În timpul Revoluției franceze, a rămas alături de rege și de familia lui … When the last person before her, a man, gave her his bow, she said, "courage, and faith in the mercy of God!" Cite error: The named reference "Pevitt" was defined multiple times with different content (see the, At the time of Philippe's birth, the Palais-Royal was only occupied as a grace and favour residence of the Duke of Orléans; it was later gifted to him when Philippe married Louis XIV's illegitimate daughter, Patricia M. Ranum, "Étienne Loulié (1654-1702), musicien de Mademoiselle de Guise, pédagogue et théoricien", (part 1). " She was urged by one of her correspondents, the Abbé de Lubersac, to join her aunts in Rome, but refused: "There are certain positions in which one cannot dispose of oneself, and such is mine. Meet the painter who shocked the 18th-century French art world. Philippe II, Công tước xứ Orleans (Philippe Charles; 2 tháng 8 năm 1674 - 2 tháng 12 năm 1723), là thành viên của gia đình hoàng gia Pháp và từng là Nhiếp chính của Vương quốc từ 1715 đến 1723.Sinh ra tại cung điện của cha ông tại Saint-Cloud, ông được biết đến từ … Age. It is far better to stay here at the foot of my brother's throne than to ascend another. Ancestors It was directed in France by the Prince of Cellamare, the Spanish ambassador, with the complicity of the Duchess of Orléans' older brother, the duc du Maine, and Anne Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon, the latter's wife. The couple were the parents of two dauphins of France, Louis, Duke of Brittany, who died in 1712, and Louis, Duke of Anjou, the future Louis XV. In December 1697, the son of the Dauphin Louis de France married Princess Marie-Adélaïde of Savoy, eldest daughter of Philippe's half sister Anne Marie. She is regarded by the Roman Catholic Church as a martyr and is venerated as a Servant of God. In 1685, the Cardinal de Bouillon had refused to take part in the marriage of the Duke of Bourbon and Françoise Marie's sister, Mademoiselle de Nantes, and, as a result, had been sent into exile, but he was recalled for the wedding of Françoise-Marie and the Duke of Chartres. He was not allowed to see her that day, as he was told by Fouquier-Tinville that she would not be tried for some time and there would be plenty of time to confer with her. She remained beside the king and his family during the French Revolution and was executed at Place de la Révolution in Paris during the Terror. , After the execution of the former king on 21 January 1793 and the separation of her nephew, the young "Louis XVII", from the rest of the family on 3 July, Élisabeth was left with Marie Antoinette, and Marie-Thérèse Charlotte, Madame Royale, in their apartment in the Tower. They were joined at the Feuillants by some of their retinue, among them Pauline de Tourzel. Humanity alone prompted me to dress their wounds. Throughout his life Philippe had many mistresses; his wife came to prefer living quietly at Saint-Cloud, the Palais-Royal, or her house at Bagnolet. , At his birth, he was titled Duke of Chartres and was formally addressed as Monseigneur le duc de Chartres.  Near the Pont Neuf, the white kerchief which covered her head was blown off, and thus being the only person with bare head, she attracted special attention by the spectators, and witnesses attested that she was calm during the whole process. His heart was taken to the Val de Grâce church in Paris and his body to the Basilica of Saint Denis, (about 10 km north of Paris), the necropolis of the French kings and their family.. Madrid, Spain She was a twin to her sister Henriette de France. ", Élisabeth and Marie-Thérèse were kept in ignorance of Marie Antoinette's death. Elisabeta a Franței (Élisabeth Philippine Marie Hélène de France ; 3 mai 1764 – 10 mai 1794), cunoscută ca Madame Élisabeth, a fost prințesă franceză, sora mai mică a regelui Ludovic al XVI-lea. :56 It has also been claimed that Philippe became so infuriated with Louis for not paying his daughter's dowry that he suffered a stroke.. The last of this triple alliance was Philippine Élisabeth who never married Charles; the marriage, though never officially carried out was annulled; the French sent back Mariana Victoria and in retaliation, Louise Élisabeth and Philippine Élisabeth were sent back to France. Born at his father's palace at Saint-Cloud, he was known from birth under the title of Duke of Chartres. She said to M. de Lomenie, who felt indignation at the way in which Fouquier had imputed his popularity among his former constituents in Brienne as a crime: "If it is grand to merit the esteem of one's fellow-citizens, it is much finer, believe me, to merit God's mercy.  Their relationship improved when Élisabeth fell ill and Clothilde insisted upon nursing her, during which time she also taught Élisabeth the alphabet and gave her an interest in religion, which prompted a great change in the girl's personality; Clothilde soon came to be her sister's friend, tutor, and councillor. Months before the death of Louis XIV, Philippe was present at the Persian embassy to Louis XIV. Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (Philippe Charles; 2 August 1674 – 2 December 1723), was a member of the royal family of France and served as Regent of the Kingdom from 1715 to 1723. Queen Marie Antoinette commented: On 17 May 1778, after the visit of the court to Marly, Madame Élisabeth formally left the children's chamber and became an adult when she, upon the wish of the king her brother, was turned over to the king by her governess and given her own household, with Diane de Polignac as maid of honour and the Bonne Marie Félicité de Sérent as lady-in-waiting. She remained beside the king and his family during the French Revolution and was executed at Place de la Révolution in Paris during… Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun: Elisabeth-Philippe-Marie-Hélène de France, dite Madame Elisabeth Artist Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun (1755–1842) Philippe of Belgium's 5-Great Grandfather. Ferdinand (1751-1802), ... rapprochait Louise-Élisabeth et Philippe du trône espagnol. Full name Sophie Philippine Élisabeth Justine de France. Last Edited=2 May 2008. Philip was the first Bourbon king of Spain, the country's present ruling house. On the majority of the king, which was declared on 15 February 1723, the Duke stepped down as regent. Her former tutor Lemonnier was her neighbor at Montreuil, and she named him her almoner to distribute her charity in the village: "There grew up a constant interchange of interests between them. The line I should follow is traced so clearly by Providence that I must remain faithful to it. Philippe I Capet-Bourbon of Orléans was born 21 September 1640 to Louis XIII of France (1601-1643) and Anna Maria Mauricia of Spain (1601-1666) and died 9 July 1701 of unspecified causes. The Duke of Chartres grew up at his father's "private" court held at Saint-Cloud, and in Paris at the Palais-Royal, the Parisian residence of the Orléans family until the arrest of Philippe Égalité in April 1793 during the French Revolution. Guillaume Dubois, formerly tutor to the Duke of Orléans, and now his chief minister, caused war to be declared against Spain, with the support of Austria, England and the Netherlands (Quadruple Alliance). Élisabeth of France (Élisabeth Philippe Marie Hélène de France; 3 May 1764 – 10 May 1794), known as Madame Élisabeth, was a French princess and the youngest sibling of King Louis XVI. She commented in a letter: In June 1791, she accompanied the royal family on its unsuccessful escape attempt, which was stopped at Varennes, where they were forced to return to Paris. At first, he decreased taxation and dismissed 25,000 soldiers. Male-line ancestor of Philippe Egalité, Louis Philippe I, King of the French, and of the modern Orléanist pretenders to the crown of France. Philippe de France. Nonetheless, on 18 February 1692, the cousins were married.. In 1692, Philippe married his first cousin, Françoise Marie de Bourbon – the youngest legitimised daughter (légitimée de France) of Philippe's uncle Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan. In order to comfort them I had no need to enquire into the origin of their misfortunes. Birth place. She asked for Marie Antoinette, upon which one of the female prisoners said to her, "Madame, your sister has suffered the same fate that we ourselves are about to undergo.  They were tutored in botany by M. Lemonnier, in history and geography by M. Leblond, and in religion by Abbé de Montigat, Canon of Chartres, and they followed the court among the royal palaces, with their days divided between studies, walks in the Park, and drives in the forest. In March 1721, the Infanta Mariana Victoria arrived in Paris amid much joy. Born on August 2, 1674, in Château de Saint-Cloud, France, Philippe was the son of Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, and Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate. Marie Antoinette reportedly found Élisabeth delightful when she first entered court as an adult: "The Queen is enchanted with her. In August 1775, her sister Clothilde left France for her marriage to the crown prince of Sardinia. He had a brother, Alexandre Louis d'Orléans, Duke of Valois, and a sister, Élisabeth Charlotte, Duchess of Lorraine. Elisabeth de France (1602-1644) 1615, année de son mariage. In 1710, his eldest (and favourite) surviving daughter Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans married her first cousin Charles, Duke of Berry; he was a son of the Dauphin and thus outranked Philippe and his wife; this meant that Louise Élisabeth took precedence over her parents. Otherwise he would have been deliberately condemning his kingdom to perpetual strife, for the codicil appointed the duc du Maine commander of the civil and military Household, with Villeroy as his second-in-command. Family: House: Bourbon Affiliations: Kingdom of France Kingdom of Spain TV Character Information First Episode: The Afterlife (mentioned) Élisabeth of France was a prior Queen of Spain and the mother of Marie-Thérèse of Spain. (3) He was the son of Philippe I, Duc d'Orléans and Elisabeth Charlotte Pfalzgräfin von Simmern. He was married to Pauline Fairfax Potter and Élisabeth Pelletier de Chambure. Élisabeth's remains, with that of other victims of the guillotine (including Robespierre, also buried at the Errancis Cemetery) were later placed in the Catacombs of Paris.  Élisabeth focused on her niece, comforting her with religious statements of martyrdom, and also unsuccessfully protested against the treatment of her nephew. In the late 1690s Chartres studied the viol with Antoine Forqueray the elder. His most famous mistress was arguably Marie-Thérèse de Parabère. She married Philip II of Spain, who had requested her in marriage for his son Charles (Treaty… She was given the honorary title of Mademoiselle d'Orléans at birth. She is regarded by the Roman Catholic Church as a martyr and is venerated as a Servant of God.. When the demonstrators forced the king to put on the revolutionary red cap, Élisabeth was mistaken for the queen. " Her youngest brother, the count of Artois, was dissimilar to her and was sometimes given an "affectionate lecture" by her for his scandals, though he came to admire her.. On 15 June 1722, Louis XV and the court left the Tuileries Palace for the Palace of Versailles where the young king wanted to reside. Frans II Pourbus. You showed your countrymen how to do good. His father was Louis XIV's younger brother Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, his mother was Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate. Élisabeth herself described the Demonstration in a letter as follows: After the Demonstration of 20 June, Élisabeth as well as the king reportedly despaired for the future "as an abyss from which they could only escape by a miracle of Providence," but she continued to act as the king's political adviser, and Mme de Lage de Volude described her state at this point: "She spends her days in prayer and in devouring the best books on our situation. There were contemporary rumors of an incestuous relationship between the duke and his daughter, Marie Louise Elisabeth of Berry. , Philippe I, Roi de France also went by the nick-name of Philippe 'the Fair'. Mademoiselle de Chartres Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (13 September 1676 – 24 December 1744) mairit Léopold o Lorraine, Duke o Lorraine an haed issue. Philippe Charles d'Orléans was born at the Château de Saint-Cloud, some ten kilometers west of Paris. The Duke of Bourbon took on the role of Prime Minister of France. Philippe d'Orléans, Duke of Orléans, "Grandson of France" (Philippe Charles; 2 August 1674 – 2 December 1723) was a member of the royal family of France and served as "Regent of the Kingdom" from 1715 to 1723. In the cart taking them to their execution, and while waiting her turn, she helped several of them through the ordeal, encouraging them and reciting the De profundis until her time came. [...] She encouraged them to hope in Him who rewards trials borne with courage, sacrifices accomplished," and said: "We are not asked to sacrifice our faith like the early martyrs, but only our miserable lives; let us offer this little sacrifice to God with resignation". The king offered a dowry of two million livres with his daughter's hand (not to be paid until the Nine Years' War was over),:41 as well as the Palais-Royal for the bridegroom's parents. Teetles an styles Élisabeth was interested in politics and was a staunch supporter of absolute monarchy. Two years later its aims were revived in the Pontcallec Conspiracy, four leaders of which were executed. The Life and Letters of Madame Élisabeth de France (1902) was translated by K.P. Élisabeth Philippine Marie Hélène de France, Daughter of France, known as Madame Élisabeth, (3 May 1764 – 10 May 1794), was the youngest sister of King Louis XVI of France. " They tore an eight-page letter, but taking too long, Pauline swallowed the pages for her. She was not disturbed when the mob stormed the palace to assassinate the queen, but awoke and called to the king, who was worried about her. Friday 22 Nov 1602. Biography. The court of France, however, did not consider it proper for a French princess to be married to a prince of lower status than that of a monarch or an heir to a throne, and the marriage was refused on her behalf. Male-line ancestor of Philippe Egalité, Louis Philippe I, King of the French, and of the modern Orléanist pretenders to the crown of France. Philippe II, Công tước xứ Orleans (Philippe Charles; 2 tháng 8 năm 1674 - 2 tháng 12 năm 1723), là thành viên của gia đình hoàng gia Pháp và từng là Nhiếp chính của Vương quốc từ 1715 đến 1723.Sinh ra tại cung điện của cha ông tại Saint-Cloud, ông được biết đến từ … 26 nov. 2020 - Explorez le tableau « Elisabeth II » de Marie Jeanne Odile, auquel 281 utilisateurs de Pinterest sont abonnés. Born at his father's palace at Saint-Cloud, he was known from birth under the title of Duke of Chartres. In the following year, the Duke of Orléans wed Princess Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, only daughter of Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine and Landgravine Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel. His father was Louis XIV's younger brother Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, his mother was Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate. , Élisabeth and her elder sister Clothilde were raised by Madame de Marsan, Governess to the Children of France. Elle épouse Philippe IV d'Espagne tandis qu'Anne d'Autriche, fille de Philippe III d'Espagne, épouse le roi de France Louis XIII. There is much evidence to suggest that she actively supported the intrigues of the comte d'Artois to bring foreign armies into France to crush the Revolution.  Guests included the exiled James II of England and his consort, Mary of Modena. I very sincerely share the interest taken in it by the King and the Queen, and I beg you to assure all the Colonists of this. Madame Henriette died at Saint-Cloud in 1670; rumors abounded that she had been poisoned by her husband or his long-term lover, the Chevalier de Lorraine; the two would remain together till the death of the Duke of Orléans in 1701. She also maintained a significant correspondence with friends both inside and outside France, particularly her exiled brothers and her friend Marie-Angélique de Bombelles, which is preserved and describes her political views. , In the Tuileries, Élisabeth was housed in the Pavillon de Flore. Voir plus d'idées sur le thème reine élisabeth ii, royauté, élisabeth ii. , After the interrogation, she was escorted to a single cell. On 10 August 1792, when insurgents attacked the Tuileries, the king and queen were advised by Roederer to leave the palace and seek refuge in the Legislative Assembly for their own safety, as it would be impossible to defend the palace.  On the evening of the execution, he asked Bertrand Barère what people were saying and was given the reply: "They murmur; they cry out against you; they ask what Mme Elizabeth did to offend you; what were her crimes; why you sent this innocent and virtuous person to the scaffold. (Redirected from Philippe II, Duke of Orléans) Philippe d'Orléans, Duke of Orléans, Grandson of France (2 August 1674 – 2 December 1723) was a member of the royal family of France and served as Regent of the Kingdom from 1715 to 1723.  One of her co-accused was reprieved from execution because of pregnancy. , Élisabeth was not regarded as dangerous by Robespierre, and the original intention had been to banish her from France. Charles de Saint-Albin, dit l'Abbé d'Orléans, Gabrielle Angelique, Duchess of La Valette and Epernon, This page was last edited on 5 December 2020, at 10:21. Subject of the first section of Charles Mackay's ", Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France, Louis had no children; he died aged 10 in 1795. He married Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz (1652-1722) 1671 .  Children of Philippe I, Roi de France and Berthe de Hollande. F, #113593, d. after 1205. File:Louis-Michel Vanloo, Louise-Élisabeth de France, épouse de l'infant Philippe (1745).jpg A medallion represents her at the Basilica of Saint Denis. The last two occurred. In February 1791, she chose not to emigrate with her aunts Adélaïde and Victoire. I commend the Dauphin to you, serve him as loyally as you have served me. 19 oct. 2020 - Explorez le tableau « Elisabeth II. Xavier Snoëk, parish priest of the Parish of Sainte-Élisabeth de Hungary, being appointed postulator for the cause (church located in the former Temple district where the princess was imprisoned), and on May 2017 recognized the association faithful promoters of her cause. Meanwhile, he was studying diplomacy and riding, as preparations for a military career.  Dubois had entered Philippe's household in 1683 as his "under-preceptor".  Her advice was countered by Necker, and she retired to the queen's apartments. Only in Orléans' last years did the obvious affection between himself and Louis XV, and the young King's robust health, cause the rumours to die away. They were then released whereupon Philippe left France, moving to England, to join the Free French Forces and supported General Charles de … Some of the best historians, genealogists, scientists and artists in the kingdom participated in this educational experiment, which started around 1689. Élisabeth Philippe Marie Hélène de France, dite Madame Élisabeth, née le 3 mai 1764 à Versailles et morte guillotinée le 10 mai 1794 à Paris. On a personal level, she was deeply devoted to her second brother, the count of Provence: "My brother the Comte de Provence, is at the same time the best adviser and the most charming conteur.  Several biographies have been published of her in French, while extensive treatment of her life is given in Antonia Fraser's biography of Marie Antoinette and Deborah Cadbury's investigative biography of Louis XVII. Elle est le huitième et dernier enfant du dauphin Louis et de Marie-Josèphe de Saxe et la sœur du roi Louis XVI à qui elle apporta un soutien indéfectible durant la Révolution française. ", During the Demonstration of 20 June 1792 at the Tuileries Palace, Élisabeth made a great impression by her courage, in particular when she was famously temporarily mistaken for the queen. ", Élisabeth was executed along with the 23 men and women who had been tried and condemned at the same time as she, and reportedly conversed with Mme de Senozan and Mme de Crussol on the way. Have we not to-day given her a court of aristocrats worthy of her? Élisabeth of France (Élisabeth Philippe Marie Hélène de France; 3 May 1764 – 10 May 1794), known as Madame Élisabeth, was a French princess and the youngest sibling of King Louis XVI.  The first to be called upon was Mme de Crussol, who bowed for Élisabeth and asked to embrace her; after Élisabeth consented, all the following women prisoners were given the same farewell, while the men bowed before her, and each time, she repeated the psalm "De Profundis". I do not wish to cease to be one. Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, was a member of the royal family of France and served as Regent of the Kingdom from 1715 to 1723. Élisabeth de Valois (April 2, 1545 – October 3, 1568) was the eldest daughter of Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici.She was born in the Chateau of Fontainebleu. Philippe, Duke o Orléans, Regent o Fraunce (2 August 1674 – 2 December 1723) mairit Marie Françoise de Bourbon, Légitimée de France an haed issue. When she was three years old both her parents died and she was left an orphan. The farewell between the sisters was described as intense, with Élisabeth hardly able to tear herself from Clothilde's arms. The Mémoires de Madame Élisabeth, edited by F. de Barghon Fort-Rion (1858), are of doubtful authenticity, as are the Correspondance de Madame Élisabeth de France, edited by F. Feuillet de Conches (1868).