Princess Marie Louise of Orléans (1896–1973)

For other people called Princess Marie Louise, see Princess Marie Louise (disambiguation).
Princess Marie Louise
Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Born (1896-12-31)31 December 1896
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France
Died 8 March 1973(1973-03-08) (aged 76)
New York City, New York, United States
Spouse Prince Philip of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
Walter Kingsland
Issue Prince Gaetano
Full name
French: Marie Louise Ferdinande Charlotte Henriette
House Orléans
Father Prince Emmanuel of Orléans, Duke of Vendôme
Mother Princess Henriette of Belgium

Princess Marie Louise Ferdinande Charlotte Henriette of Orléans[1][2]) (31 December 1896, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France[1][2] 8 March 1973, New York City, New York, United States[1][2]) was a Princess of Orléans by birth and a Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies through her marriage to Prince Philip of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.


Marie Louise was the eldest daughter and child of Prince Emmanuel of Orléans, Duke of Vendôme and his wife, Princess Henriette of Belgium.[1][2]

Marriage and issue

Marie Louise married firstly to Prince Philip of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, tenth child of Prince Alfonso of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Count of Caserta and his wife Princess Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, on 12 January 1916 in Neuilly-sur-Seine.[1][2] The couple had one child before their divorce in 1925:[1][2]

∞ Olivia Yarrow (born 16 July 1917 in Dumfries; died 24 May 1987 in Harare) on 16 February 1946 in Paddington
  • Adrian Philip de Bourbon (born 7 April 1948 in Warrington)
∞ Linda Idensohn (born 3 February 1950 in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia) on 20 March 1976 in Salisbury, Rhodesia
  • Philippe Charles de Bourbon (born 5 May 1977 in Salisbury, Rhodesia)
  • Michelle Laura de Bourbon (born 12 February 1979 in Salisbury, Rhodesia)
  • Gregory Peter de Bourbon (born 2 January 1950 in Warrington)
∞ Maureen Powell (born 19 April 1951 in Bulawayo) on 15 May 1971 in Rusape
  • Christian Peter de Bourbon (born 11 April 1974 in Vancouver)
  • Raymond de Bourbon (born 8 November 1978 in Salisbury, Rhodesia)
∞ Carrie Anne Thornley (born 2 February 1945 in Cessnock) on 30 August 1986 in Brisbane

Marie Louise married secondly to Walter Kingsland on 12 December 1928 in Chichester, Sussex, England.[1][2] Marie Louise and Walter did not have children.[1][2]

Titles, styles, honours and arms

Titles and styles



  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Darryl Lundy (10 March 2007). "Marie Louise d'Orléans, Princesse de France". Retrieved 2008-10-26. External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Paul Theroff. "FRANCE". Paul Theroff's Royal Genealogy Site. Retrieved 2008-10-26.
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