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Châtillon, Isabelle-Angélique de Montmorency, duchesse de, 1627-1695

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    • De Montmorency, Isabelle-Angélique, duchesse de Châtillon, 1627-1695
    • Montmorency, Isabelle-Angélique de, duchesse de Châtillon, 1627-1695
    • Coligny, Isabelle-Angélique de Montmorency, duchesse de Châtillon, 1627-1695
    • Châtillon, Élisabeth-Angélique de Montmorency, duchesse de, 1627-1695
    • Isabelle Angélique de Montmorency, duchesse de Châtillon, 1627-1695
    • Duchesse de Châtillon, 1627-1695
    • Châtillon, Isabelle de Montmorency, comtesse de Boutteville, duchesse de, 1627-1695
    • Châtillon, madame de, 1627-1695
    • Boutteville-Montmorency, Elisabeth-Angélique de, 1627-1695
    • Isabelle-Angélique, Duchess, consort of Christian Ludwig, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, 1627-1695
    • Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Isabelle-Angélique, Duchess of, 1627-1695
    • Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Isabella Angelika, Herzogin, 1627-1695
    • Mecklembourg-Schwerin, Isabelle-Angélique, duchesse de, 1627-1695
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        (edtf) [..1627-03-08]
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        (edtf) 1695-01-24
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        Précy-sur-l'Oise (France)
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        France--Politics and government--1643-1715
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              • found: Histoire veritable de la duchesse de Chatillon, 1699:t.p. (duchesse de Chatillon)
              • found: Dict. biog. française, 1959(Châtillon, Isabelle-Angélique de Montmorency, duchesse de; Isabelle; baptized in Paris 8 Mar. 1627; raised at Précy-sur-l'Oise; married Gaspard de Coligny at Château-Thierry in March 1645 after allowing herself to be abducted by him when his [Protestant] family opposed the union; became duchesse de Châtillon on her father-in-law's death in 1646; widowed, 9 Feb. 1649; mistress of duc de Nemours, then of "le Grand Condé" [Louis, prince de Condé]; involved in various intrigues and affairs; "agent secret de tout le monde"; married Christian-Louis de Mecklembourg, a Lutheran and already married, in a Catholic ceremony, April 1664; Louis XIV ratified the union in 1666 but the marriage was already troubled; politically interested, she moved to Schwerin in Mecklenburg in 1673 and served as regent while her husband was with the French court; she governed well and furthered French interests, but betrayed her husband, who had her expelled in June; returned to France and stayed at Châtillon-sur-Loing, where she replaced Protestant institutions with Catholic ones and "ne s'occupa plus de son mari"; successful diplomatic mission to win the house of Brunswick as French ally in 1679; in Aug. 1679, contracted smallpox and was greatly disfigured; died 24 Jan. 1695)
              • found: Ungherini, A. Manuel de bibl. biog. des femmes célèbres, 1968p. 160 (Châtillon, Isabelle de Montmorency, comtesse de Boutteville, duchesse de; femme de Gaspard de Coligny duc de Châtillon; b. 1626; d. 1695)
              • found: Bussy, Roger de Rabutin. Mémoires de Roger de Rabutin, comte de Bussy, 1857, via Google Books, Dec. 1, 2014:v. 2, page 372 (in appendix "Histoire amoureuse des Gaules": caption: Histoire de madame de Châtillon; "Madame la duchesse de Châtillon, fille de M. de Boutteville ... femme de Gaspard, duc de Châtillon ... Gaspard de Coligny, depuis duc de Châtillon") pages 372-446 passim (madame de Châtillon)
              • found: Magne, Émile. Madame de Châtillon : (Isabelle-Angélique de Montmorency), 1910, via HathiTrust, Dec. 1, 2014
              • found: French Wikipedia, Dec. 1, 2014(article title: Élisabeth-Angélique de Montmorency-Bouteville; Élisabeth-Angélique, duchesse de Châtillon (born Mar. 8, 1627, Paris; died Jan. 24, 1695, Paris); French aristocrat; duchesse de Châtillon after her marriage in 1646 to Gaspard IV de Coligny, duc de Châtillon, and then duchesse de Mecklembourg-Schwerin; the duc de Châtillon died in 1649; married a sovereign German prince, Christian-Louis I, duc de Mecklembourg-Schwerin, in 1664)
              • found: German Wikipedia, Dec. 1, 2014(article title: Elisabeth Angélique de Montmorency; Isabelle Angélique de Montmorency (born Mar. 8, 1627, Paris; died Jan. 24, 1695, Paris); by marriage duchess of Châtillon and later of Mecklenburg-Schwerin; married the Huguenot Gaspard IV de Coligny, who became Duke of Châtillon in 1646 and died in 1649; various liaisons, including with the prince of Condé; married Christian Ludwig I., Herzog von Mecklenburg-Schwerin, who had converted to Catholicsm, in 1664 but remained in Paris at first; mentioned in Roger de Bussy-Rabutin's Histoire amoureuse des Gaules (1665); moved to Mecklenburg in 1672 and served as regent in 1673, pursuing a pro-French political course; sent back to France by her husband after a liaison with a courtier; appointed "specialist" for German affairs by Louis XIV in 1678, and sent on a diplomatic mission to Brunswick where she succeeded in winning Hanover as a French ally)
              • found: Maybaum, Heinz. "Christian Ludwig I." in: Neue deutsche Biographie, v. 3 (1957), pages 227-228, via Deutsche Biographie Web site, Dec. 1, 2014(Christian Ludwig I., Herzog von Mecklenburg-Schwerin; married, 2) Paris, 1666: Isabella Angelika (died 1695), daughter of Franz III. von Montmorency-Boutteville; married Isabella Angelika von Montmorency secretly in 1664, then, after the death of his first wife, publicly in 1666)
              • found: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Dec. 1, 2014(Isabelle Angelique, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Herzogin; other names: Isabella Angelika, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Herzogin; Montmorency, Isabelle Angelique de (earlier name); Montmorenci, Isabelle Angelique de (earlier name); Montmorency, Angelique Yzabelle de (earlier name); Coligny, Angelique Yzabelle de; Coligny, Isabelle Angelique de (earlier name); 1627-1695; born and died, Paris; in 1st marriage, married to Gaspard de Coligny, in 2nd marriage to Christian Ludwig)
              • found: SIEFAR Web site, Dec. 1, 2014(Elisabeth-Angélique de Boutteville-Montmorency; Isabelle-Angélique de Boutteville-Montmorency, born Paris 8 Mar. 1627, daughter of François de Montmorency, comte de Boutteville; in 1645, consented to be abducted by Gaspard de Coligny in order to force both families to allow them to marry; her husband, by then duc et pair de Châtillon, died in 1649; married Christian-Louis, duc de Mecklembourg in 1663) -
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              • [Better known by name from first marriage than name from second marriage]
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