Herzog Francesco IV von Österreich-Este

Herzog Francesco IV von Österreich-Este

Male 1779 - 1846  (66 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Francesco IV von Österreich-Este 
    Prefix Herzog 
    Relationshipwith Adam
    Born 6 Oct 1779  Milano, , Lombardia, Italia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jan 1846  Modena Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6327  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 

    Father Erzherzog Ferdinand von Österreich,   b. 1 Jun 1754, Schonbrunn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1806, Vienna Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Maria Beatrice de Modena,   b. 7 Apr 1750, Modena Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1829, Vienna Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1771  Milano, , Lombardia, Italia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Family ID F2825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Beatrice di Savoya,   b. 6 Dec 1792, Turino, Italia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1840, Cattajo Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1812  Cagliari Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Francis and Maria Beatrice were related in the first degree according to the canon law of the Catholic Church (the third degree according to the canon law of the Church of England). According to the canon law of the Catholic Church (of which both parties were members), any marriage union between such persons required a dispensation from the local bishop; otherwise the marriage union was invalid. Since both Francis and Maria Beatrice were members of reigning houses the marriage dispensation had to come from the pope himself (in order that a monarch could not force a dispensation from a bishop who was his own subject). Francis and Maria Beatrice received such a dispensation from Pope Pius VII and their marriage took place on June 20, 1812, in the cathedral of Cagliari on the island of Sardinia.
      Such a marriage union between uncle and niece would not have been valid had it been attempted in the Church of England, whose Table of Forbidden Marriage Degrees as found in the Book of Common Prayer (1662) forbids marriage within the Church of England between a man and his sister's daughter. But, since Francis and Maria Beatrice married validly in the Catholic Church in Sardinia, their marriage was also regarded as valid in Britain, which recognises as valid those marriages legitimately contracted in foreign countries (i.e. since it was valid in Sardinia, it was also valid in Britain).
      Had Maria Beatrice (Queen Mary III and II) not had any legitimate issue, she would have been succeeded in her British rights by her sister Maria Theresa (1803-1879), who in turn would have been succeeded by her grandson Duke Robert I of Parma (1848-1907).
      Duke Robert would have been succeeded by his sons Duke Henri (1873-1939) and Duke Joseph (1875-1950), both of whom were born with a congenital mental disorder.
      Duke Joseph would have been succeeded by his brother Duke Elias (1880-1959) who in turn would have been succeeded by his only surviving son Duke Robert II (1909-1974).
      Duke Robert II would have been succeeded by his sisters Elisabeth (1904-1983), Marie-Francoise (1906-1994), and finally Alicia (born 1917).
    Children 
     1. Maria Theresia Beatrix Gaetana di Modena,   b. 14 Jul 1817, Modena Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1886, Goritz Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Francesco V di Modena,   b. 1 Jun 1819, Modena Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1875, Vienna Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Ferdinand Karl Victor d' Este,   b. 20 Jul 1821, Modena Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1849, Brunn Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     4. Erzherzogin Maria Anna Beatrix Franzisca di Modena,   b. 13 Feb 1824, Modena Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1906, Graz Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2003 
    Family ID F2595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Herzog v. Modena


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