Chantal de Chevron-Villette

Duchess of Castro
Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Born (1925-01-10)10 January 1925
Le Cannet-des-Maures, France
Died 24 May 2005(2005-05-24) (aged 80)
Suresnes, France
Spouse Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro
Issue Princess Béatrice of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Princess Anne of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro
Full name
French: Chantal Françoise Marie Camille
House Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Father Joseph-Pierre de Chevron-Villette
Mother Marie de Colbert
Religion Roman Catholic

Chantal Françoise Marie Camille de Chevron-Villette (10 January 1925 in Le Cannet-des-Maures, France 24 May 2005 in Suresnes, France) was the wife of Prince Ferdinand of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, a Bourbon prince and claimant to headship of the Royal House of the Two Sicilies, which was deposed in 1860.[1]


Chantal was the daughter of Joseph-Pierre de Chevron-Villette, member of a French comital family, and his wife, Marie de Colbert.[1]

Marriage and issue

Chantal married Prince Ferdinand, only son of Prince Ranieri, Duke of Castro and his wife Countess Maria Carolina Zamoyska, on 23 July 1949 in Giez.[1] Chantal and Ferdinand had three children:[1]

∞ HIH Prince Charles Marie Jérôme Victor Napoléon VII (born 19 October 1950) on 19 December 1978 in Paris; divorced in 1989[1]
∞ Éric Quérénet-Onfroy de Breville (born 20 June 1971) on 19 September 2009 in Castellabate nel Cilento, Italy
  • Elvire Quérénet-Onfroy de Breville (born in 2010)
  • Augustin Quérénet-Onfroy de Breville (born in 2013)
∞ Baron Jacques Cochin (born 23 March 1951) on 9 September 1977 in Roquebrune-sur-Argens; divorced
  • Baron Nicolas Cochin (born 21 January 1979)
  • Baroness Dorothée Cochin (born 10 June 1985)
∞ HRH Princess Camilla, The Duchess of Castro (neé Camilla Crociani) (born 5 April 1971) on 31 October 1998 in Monte Carlo

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Chantal de Chevron-Villette
10 January
Born: 1925 24 May
Italian nobility
Preceded by
Countess Maria Carolina Zamoyska
Duchess of Castro
13 January 1973 – 24 May 2005
Succeeded by
Camilla Crociani
Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Maria Carolina Zamoyska
Queen consort of the Two Sicilies
13 January 1973 – 24 May 2005
Reason for succession failure:
Italian Unification under the House of Savoy
Succeeded by
Camilla Crociani
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