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M. Alphonse, Duke of Anjou & of Cadix

The arms of the late Prince Alphonse, Duke of Anjou and of Cadix, Head of the Royal House of France

Monseigneur le Prince Alphonse, Duc d'Anjou et de Cadix Name: Monseigneur Alphonse II, Duke of Anjou and of Cádiz (20.04.1936 - 30.01.1989)

Insc. Ex Libris Ducis Andegavensis et Gaditensis

Artist: Composition by Hervé Pinoteau, Alain de Jenlis, fecit

Arms: Parti de France et Navarre. Pending, the Collars of the Orders of the Golden Fleece, the Saint Esprit and Saint Michel.

Notes: The late Duke of Anjou and of Cadix was the chef du nom et armes de France, being the Head of the Bourbon Family. He also bore the Royal Arms of Spain, being as he was a member of the Spanish Royal Family, son of Dom Jaime, Duke of Segovia and the eldest grand-son of King Alphonse XIII.

The bookplate of the late Duke of Anjou was kindly provided by the editors of «Communication & Tradition», Paris, publishers of «Bourbons Magazine»

 

Name: H.M. Louis XV, King of France and of Navarre (1710 - s. 1715 - 1774)

Bibliogr.: Francisco Simas Alves de Azevedo, «Belos e interessantes ex-libis régios e principescos», in Boletim da Academia Portuguesa de Ex-Libris, # 19, Lisboa, 1962, p. 4.

HM Louis XV
HRH Duchesse de Berry

Name: H.R.H. Caroline Ferdinande Louise Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry (1798-1870)

Insc.Bibliothèque de Rosny

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Year: circa 1840

Notes: The Duchess of Berry was the daughter of Francis I, King of the Two Sicilies and was married to Prince Charles Ferdinand of Artois, duke of Berry and mother to Prince Henry (V) de France (1820 - 1844 - 1883), Duke of Bordeaux and Count of Chambord.


Bibliography: for the House of France and the Bourbon Family see, Hervé Pinoteau, «Les Pleines Armes de France, de Clovis au Duc d'Anjou», Léopard d'Or, Paris, 1995; idem, « État Présent de la Maison de Bourbon», 4ème ed., Léopard d'Or, Paris, 1991; idem, «L'Héraldique Capétienne en 1976», Nouvelles Éditions Latines, Paris, 1977; idem, «La structure de la maison royale», in «FIDELIS», # 3, (1990), SICRE, Paris, 1990, pp. 1-11; Marc Dem, «Le Duc d'Anjou m'a dit», Perrin, Paris, 1989; Prince Sixte de Bourbon de Parme, «Le Traité d'Utrecht et les lois fondamentales du royaume», Paris, 1914; Charles Giraud, «Le Traité d'Utrecht», 2nd ed,. Communication & Tradition, Paris, 1997; Roland Mousnier, «Institutions de France sous la monarchie absolue», Paris, 1980;Th. Deryssel, «Mémoire sur les droits de la Maison d'Anjou à la Couronne de France», 3rd. ed., Le Léopard d'Or, Paris, 1983.

© (1997-2006) by J. Vicente de Bragança (Portugal) and J. Stewart LeForte (Canada)* Posted 27 March 1998 * Last updated: 21-06-2006