Part 9.

 

 

Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Modena and Ferrara (see Part 8) had issue:

 

1a) Isabella (18 May 1474-13 Feb 1539); m.12 Feb 1490 Francesco II Gonzaga, Mgve of Mantua (d.29 Mar 1519)

 

2a) Beatrice (29 Jun 1475-2 Jan 1497); m.18 Sep 1491 Luigi Moro, Duke of Milan (d.29 Mar 1508)

 

3a) Alfonso I, Duke of Modena, Ferrara and Reggio (21 Jul 1476-31 Oct 1534; bur Corpus Domini, Ferrara); m.1st 12 Jan 1491 Anna Sforza of Milan (1473-30 Nov 1497); m.2nd 6 Jan 1502 Lucrezia Borgia (Rome 18 Apr 1480-Ferrara 24 Jun 1519; bur Corpus Domini, Ferrara); m.3rd Laura Dianti, formerly his mistress (d.27 Jun 1573)

 

1b) Alessandro (30 Nov 1497-1514)

 

2b) Ercole II, Duke of Modena, Ferrara and Reggio (4 May 1508-Ferrara 3 Oct 1559; bur Corpus Domini, Ferrara); m.Paris 28 Jun 1528 Renée of France (Blois 25 Oct 1510-château de Montargis 12 Jun 1575; bur Montargis)

 

1c) Anna Cts de Gisors (16 Nov 1531-Nemours 17 May 1607; bur Grand Augustins, Paris); m.1st Saint-Germain 4 Dec 1548 Francois, Duc de Guise (k.a.24 Feb 1563); m.2nd Saint-Maur-des-Fossés 5 May 1566 Jacques of Savoy, Duc de Nemours (d.15 Jun 1585)

 

2c) Alfonso II, Duke of Modena, Ferrara and Reggio (22 Nov 1533-27 Oct 1597; bur Corpus Domini, Ferrara); m.1st Ferrara 3 Jul 1558 Lucrezia de Medici (7 Jun 1545-21 Apr 1562; bur Corpus Domini, Ferrara); m.2nd Ferrara 5 Dec 1565 Archduchess Barbara of Austria (Vienna 30 Apr 1539-Ferrara 19 Sep 1572; bur Ferrara); m.3rd Ferrara 27 Feb 1579 Eleonora Gonzaga (27 May 1564-6 Jan 1618)

 

3c) Lucrezia Maria (1535-Jan 1598); m.1570 (div 1576) Francesco Maria II della Rovere, Duke of Urbino (d.1631)

 

4c) Leonora (Ferrara 19 Jun 1537-19 Feb 1581; bur Corpus Domini, Ferrara)

 

5c) Luigi, Cardinal d'Este, Bp of Ferrara, Archbishop of Auch (Ferrara 25 Dec 1538-Montegiordano 30 Dec 1586; bur Sta Maria Maggiore, Tivoli)

 

3b) Ippolito, Cardinal d'Este, Archbishop of Narbonne, Milan, Arles, etc (Ferrara 25 Aug 1509-Rome 1 Dec 1572; bur Sta Maria Maggiore, Tivoli)

 

1c) [illegitimate] Renea, d.11 Nov 1555; m.1553 Lodovico Pico della Mirandola Cte di Concordia (d.1568)

 

4b) Alessandro (Apr 1514-10 Jul 1516; bur Corpus Domini, Ferrara)

 

5b) Francesco, Marchese di Massalombarda (Ferrara 1 Nov 1516-Ferrara 22 Feb 1578;bur Massa Lombarda); m.1536 Maria di Cardona Marchesa di Padula, Ctsa di Avellino (d.1563); he had illegitimate issue:

 

1c) Marfisa, d.Ferrara 16 Aug 1608, bur Sta Maria della Consolazione, Ferrara; m.1st 5 May 1578 Alfonso d'Este (below); m.2nd 10 Apr 1581 Alderano Cybo, Pr di Carrara (d.4 Nov 1606)

 

2c) Bradamante; m.1575 Ercole di Bevilacqua (murdered May 1598)

 

6b) [illegitimate by Laura Dianti] Alfonsino d'Este, Marchese di Castelnuovo (1530-18 Aug 1547; bur Sta Maria degli Angeli, Ferrara)

 

7b) [illegitimate by Laura Dianti] Alfonso Marchese di Montecchio (1527-1587); m.1st 3 Jan 1549 Giulia della Rovere (d.1563); m.2nd 1584 Violante Signa (1546-1609)

 

1c) Alfonso (1560-Aug 1578); m.5 May 1578 Marfisa d'Este (above)

 

2c) Eleonore (1561-1637); m.1584 Carlo Gesualdo di Venosa

 

3c) Cesare d'Este, Duke of Modena and Reggio [at the death of Alfonso II, the papacy detached Ferrara and added it to the papal estates] (8 Oct 1562-11 Dec 1628; bur S.Domenico, Modena); m.6 Feb 1586 Virginia de Medici (29 May 1568-15 Jan 1614; bur Corpus Domini)

 

1d) Giulia (1588-1645)

 

2d) Alfonso III, Duke of Modena and Reggio (1591-Carpi 24 May 1644; bur Castelnuovo de Garfagnana); m.22 Feb 1608 Pss Isabella of Savoy (11 Mar 1591-22 Aug 1626; bur Corpus Domini)

 

1e) Cesare (1609-1613)

 

2e) Francesco I, Duke of Modena, etc (5 Sep 1610-Santhia 13 Oct 1658; bur S.Vicenzo, Modena); m.1st 11 Jan 1631 Maria Farnese (18 Feb 1615-25 Jul 1646; bur Corpus Domini); m.2nd 12 Feb 1648 Vittoria Farnese (29 Apr 1618-10 Aug 1649; bur Corpus Domini); m.3rd Loreto 14 Oct 1654 Lucrezia Barberini (24 Oct 1630-18 Sep 1699)

 

1f) Alfonso, b.and d.1632

 

2f) Alfonso IV, Duke of Modena, etc (13 Feb 1634-16 Jul 1662; bur S.Vicenzo, Modena); m.Compiègne 13 Feb 1655 Laura Martinozzi (1639-Rome 19 Jul 1687; bur Convent della Visitazione, Rome)

 

1g) Francesco (11 Aug 1657-1658; bur Corpus Domini)

 

2g) Maria Beatrice Eleonora (5 Oct 1658-7 May 1718); m.21 Nov 1673 King James II & VII of England and Scotland (d.17 Sep 1701)

 

3g) Francesco II, Duke of Modena, etc (6 Mar 1660-Sassuolo 6 Sep 1694; bur S.Vicenzo, Modena); m.14 Jul 1692 Margherita Maria Farnese (24 Nov 1664-17 Jun 1718; bur Steccata, Parma)

 

3f) Isabella (3 Oct 1635-23 Aug 1666; bur Steccata, Parma); m.18 Feb 1664 Duke Rainutio II of Parma (d.11 Dec 1694)

 

4f) Tebaldo, bur Corpus Domini 1656

 

5f) Leonora (1639-1640)

 

6f) Almerigo (1641-Isle of Paros 6 Jul 1660; bur S.Vicenzo, Modena)

 

7f) Leonora, a nun (1643-Modena 24 Feb 1722; bur S.Biaggio al Carmine, Modena)

 

8f) Maria (8 Dec 1644-21 Aug 1684); m.Oct 1668 Duke Rainutio II of Parma (d.11 Dec 1694)

 

9f) Vittoria (10 Aug 1649-bur Corpus Domini 1656)

 

10f) Rinaldo III, Duke of Modena, etc 1694, 1710 Duca della Mirandola, Cardinal 1686/95 (25 Apr 1655-Modena 26 Oct 1737); m.Modena 11 Feb 1696 Charlotte of Braunschweig-Lüneburg (Hannover 8 Mar 1671-Modena 29 Sep 1710; bur Corpus Domini)

 

1g) Benedetta Maria Ernesta (18 Aug 1697-Sassuolo 16 Sep 1777; bur S.Vicenzo, Modena)

 

2g) Francesco III Maria, Duke of Modena, etc (Modena 2 Jul 1698-Varese 22 Feb 1780); m.1st Modena 21 Jun 1720 Charlotte d'Orleans (Paris 22 Oct 1700-Paris 19 Jan 1761); m.2nd Teresa di Castelbarco; m.3rd Maria Renata Teresa Gfn von Harrach (3 Feb 1721-14 May 1788)

 

1h) Alfonso (18 Nov 1723-16 Jun 1725)

 

2h) Francesco Constantino (22 Dec 1724-16 Jul 1725)

 

3h) Maria Teresa Felicitas (Modena 6 Oct 1726-Paris 30 Apr 1754; bur Dreux); m.Versailles 29 Dec 1744 Jean, Duc de Penthièvre (d.4 Mar 1793)

 

4h) Ercole III Rinaldo, Duke of Modena, etc (Modena 22 Nov 1727-Treviso 14 Oct 1803; bur Modena Cathedral, then 1898 S.Vicenzo); m.1st Massa 16 Apr 1741 Maria Theresa Cybo, Dss of Massa, Pss of Carrara (Novellara 29 Jun 1725-Novellara 25 Dec 1790); m.2nd Chiara Marini 1795 Marchesa di Scandiano

 

1i) Maria Beatrice, Dss of Massa, Pss of Carrara (Modena 6 Apr 1750-Vienna 14 Nov 1829; bur Kapuzinergruft, Vienna); m.Milan 15 Oct 1771 Archduke Ferdinand of Austria (d.24 Dec 1806); Modena was inherited by their descendants

 

2i) Rinaldo Francesco (4 Jan 1753-5 May 1753; bur S.Vicenzo, Modena)

 

3i) Ercole Rinaldo Marchese di Scandiano (1770-1795)

 

5h) Matilda (Genoa 7 Feb 1729-Treviso 14 Nov 1803)

 

6h) Fortunata Maria (Modena 15 Jul 1734-Venice Venice 21 Sep 1803); m.Nangis 27 Feb 1759 (div 1775) Louis François, Duc de Conti (d.13 Mar 1814)

 

7h) Benedetto Filippo Amando, an abbot (Paris 30 Sep 1736-Sassuolo 16 Sep 1751)

 

8h) Maria Elisabetta Ernestina (8 Feb 1741-4 Aug 1774)

 

9h) Beatrice (23 Nov 1731-3 Apr 1736)

 

10h) [illegitimate] Francesco Maria Tesde, Baron del Regno d'Italia, Bp of Reggio (1743-Reggio Emilia 1821)

 

11h) [illegitimate] Federico Tesde (1745-Reggio Emilia 1820)

 

3g) Amalia Giuseppina (28 Jul 1699-5 Jul 1778); m.N Marquis de Villeneuf (k.a.Futach 12 Sep 1739)

 

4g) Gian Federico (1 Sep 1700-Vienna 12 Apr 1727; bur S.Vicenzo, Modena)

 

5g) Enrichetta (27 May 1702-Borgo San Donnino 30 Jan 1777); m.1st Modena 5 Feb 1728 Antonio Farnese (d.20 Jan 1731); m.2nd Piacenza 1740 Ldgve Leopold of Hesse-Darmstadt (d.27 Oct 1764)

 

6g) Clemente, entered cloisters 1719 (20/23 Apr 1708-    )

 

3e) Obizzo, Bp of Modena 1640 (1611-1644)

 

4e) Caterina, a nun (1613-in Spain 1628)

 

5e) Cesare (1614-1677)

 

6e) Alessandro, b.and d.1615

 

7e) Carlo Alessandro (1616-Castel della Rocchetta de Carpi 1679)

 

8e) Rinaldo, Cardinal d'Este, Bp of Reggio Emilia, Palestrina & Montpellier (1618-30 Sep 1671; bur S.Vicenzo, Modena)

 

9e) Margherita (1619-12 Nov 1692); m.25 Jun 1647 Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Guastalla (d.11 Jan 1678)

 

10e) Beatrice, b.and d.1620

 

11e) Beatrice (1622-1623)

 

12e) Filiberto (1623-1645)

 

13e) Bonifazio, b.and d.1624; bur Corpus Domini

 

14e) Anna Beatrice (1626-25 Sep 1690); m.29 Apr 1656 Alessandro Pico di Mirandola (d.3 Feb 1691)

 

3d) Luigi Marchese di Montecchio e Scandiano (1593-1664)

 

1e) [illegitimate] Ippolita; m.1657 Borso d'Este, her uncle

 

4d) Laura (1594-1630); m.Alessandro Pico di Mirandola (d.2 Dec 1637)

 

5d) Caterina (1595-1618)

 

6d) ?Ippolito (1599-1647)?

 

7d) Niccolo (1601-1640); m.Sveva di Avalos (25 Feb 1594-4 Jul 1641)

 

8d) Borso (1605-Castel San Giovanni 28 Dec 1657; bur S.Domenico, Modena); m.his niece Ippolia d'Este (above)

 

1e) Luigi Marchese di Scandiano, gov of Reggio (1648-Jun 1689)

 

2e) Cesare (1649-1651)

 

3e) Foresto Marchese di Scandiano (1652-1725)

 

4e) Cesare Ignazio Marchese di Montecchio, gov of Reggio Emilia (1653-Reggio 27 Oct 1713)

 

5e) Giulia, b.and d.1650

 

6e) Giulia (1654-1656)

 

7e) Angela Maria Caterina (1 Mar 1656-12 Jul 1722); m.1684 Duke Emanuele Philiberto of Savoy-Carignano (d.1709)

 

9d) Foresta (1606-1640)

 

10d) Angela Caterina, a nun, d.1651

 

 

4c) Ippolita (1565-1 May 1602); m.30 Jun 1594 Federico Pico, Duke of Mirandola (d.Aug 1602)

 

5c) Alessandro, Cardinal d'Este (Ferrara 5 May 1568-Rome 13 Mar 1624)

 

8b) Eleonore, a nun (3 Jul 1515-15 Jul 1575)

 

9b) Isabella, b.and d.Ferrara 1519

 

4a) Ferdinando (Naples 19 Sep 1477-d.in prison in Ferrara 22 Feb 1540)

 

5a) Ippolito, Cardinal d'Este, Archbishop of Milan, etc (Ferrara 20 Mar 1479-Ferrara Aug 1520); he left illegitimate issue:

 

1b) Ippolito, legitimized 1551

 

2b) Elisabetta; m.Giberto Pio sn di Sassuolo

 

6a) Sismondo (1480-9 Aug 1524)

 

7a) Alberto (1481-1482)

 

8a) [illegitimate] Giulio (Ferrara 13 Jul 1478-24 Mar 1561)

 

9a) [illegitimate by Ludovica Condolmieri] Lucrezia; m.1487 Annibale Bentivoglio