Royal News of 2012, Section III

 

 

 

Last Update on 19 January 2013

 

 

 

ALBUFERA

 

Armand Suchet, Marquis d’Albufèra (son of Emmanuel Suchet, Duc d'Albufèra, and of his wife, née Elisabeth de Fontanges) and his wife, née Laetitia de Benoist de Gentissart, had their first child, Eugénie, at London on 11 December. (added 19 Jan 2013)

 

Guillaume Suchet d’Albufèra (son of Emmanuel Suchet, Duc d'Albufèra, and of his wife, née Elisabeth de Fontanges) and his wife, née Anne-Hortense Douence, had their first child, Honorine, at Soissons on 31 December. (added 19 Jan 2013)

 

Comte Alexandre de Chavagnac and his wife, née Pauline Suchet d’Albufèra (daughter of Emmanuel Suchet, Duc d'Albufèra, and of his wife, née Elisabeth de Fontanges), had a son, Constantin, at Paris on 24 November. (added 19 Jan 2013)

 

 

ALDOBRANDINI

 

Donna Cinzia dei principi Aldobrandini died in Rome on 10 May.

 

[She was born in 1968, daughter of Don Camillo, Principe Aldobrandini, Principe di Meldola, Duca di Carpineto, etc. (b. 1945) and of Donna Stefanina Gallarati Scotti dei principi di Molfetta (b.1946) and married in 1990 Giordano Conte Emo Capodilista (b. 1963). The marriage was annulled by the Holy See in 1995.They had no children.] (added 23 May 2012)

 

 

ALLIATA

 

Donna Orietta Alliata dei principi di Villafranca e dei duchi di Pietratagliata, died in Florence on 13 March.

 

[She was born in Florence in 1920, daughter of Don Enrico Alliata dei principi di Villafranca (1879-1946) and of Donna Sonia de Ortuzar y Ovalle de Olivarez of the duches of Ortuzar (1892-1981) and married Dr. Giovanni Guaita (b. 1915). She is survived by him, one son and two daughters.] (added 7 Apr 2012)

 

 

BEVILACQUA ARIOSTI

 

Marchese Don Carlo Vittorio Bevilacqua Ariosti dei duchi di Tornano (b.1978, son of Don Ippolito Bevilacqua Ariosti dei duchi di Tornano and of Maria Petra dei marchesi Bargagli Petrucci) married Costanza Camiz in Rome on 2 June. (added 16 Jul 2012)

 

 

BÉTHUNE-HESDIGNEUL

 

Augustin de Béthune-Hesdigneul, Marquis de Béthune (son of Henri, Prince de Béthune-Hesdigneul, and his wife, née Agnes van der Straeten), and his wife, née Aglaë Véronique Marie Joseph de Roquefeuil, had their second child, Maximilien Louis Hortens Marie-Ghislain, at Versailles on 3 December. (added 10 Dec 2012)

 

 

BONCOMPAGNI LUDOVISI

 

Donna Jumara dei principi Boncompagni Ludovisi Rondinelli Vitelli died in Florence on 20 July.

 

[She was born in 1919, daughter of Don Paolo dei principi Boncompagni Ludovisi Rondinelli Vitelli (1886-1960) and of Donna Stefania dei principi Bourbon dal Monte (1888-1984) and married in 1940 the late Dr. Franco Zelony.] (added 16 Oct 2012)

 

 

BORGHESE

 

Gianni Andriani, husband of Donna Flaminia Borghese dei principi di Nettuno, died in Rome on 4 July. He was born in 1929 and married Donna Flaminia in 1958. He is survived by her,two sons and one daughter. (added 16 Jul 2012)

 

 

BORROMEO

 

Carlo Borromeo (b.1982, son of Carlo Borromeo, Conte di Arona, and of Contessa Paola Marzotto) married Marta Ferri (b.Milan 1984, daughter of Fabrizio Ferri and of Barbara Frua) on 30 June 2012 in the island of Pantelleria. (updated 16 Jul 2012)

 

Count Ferdinando Brachetti-Peretti and his wife, née Donna Isabella Borromeo dei principi di Angera will have their third child in June. (added 7 Apr 2012)

 

John Jakob Elkann and his wife, née Donna Lavinia Borromeo dei principi di Angera, had their third child, a daughter, Vita Elkann, in Turin, on 23 January. (added 7 Apr 2012)

 

 

BROGLIE

 

Victor-François, Duc de Broglie, died on 12 February. He was born at Paris on 25 March 1949, son of Prince Jean de Broglie (1921-1976) and of Micheline Segard (1925-1997). (added 15 Feb 2012)

 

Henri-Evrard, Marquis de Dreux-Brézé, husband since 1953 of Princess Geneviève de Broglie, died at Versailles on 10 January. (added 8 Mar 2012)

 

Jacques Alfred Simon Taddei, born at Nice in 1946 and since 1996 the husband of Princess Anne-Louise de Broglie, died on 24 June. (added 4 Nov 2012)

 

Prince Régis de Broglie, died on 2 November. He was born in 1929 and was married since 1957 to Florence Albane Marie Thérèse Bartholoni. He is survived by her and their children. (added 4 Nov 2012)

 

Comtesse de Galard Terraube, née Princesse Thérèse de Broglie, died on 2 November. She was born in 1929, daughter of Prince Édouard de Broglie (1900-1952) and of his wife, Hélène Le Bas de Courmont (1898-1967). She was married in 1953 to Comte Henri de Galard Terraube (1926-2008). (added 5 Nov 2012)

 

 

BUCCLEUCH & QUEENSBERRY

 

Patricia, Countess of Dundee, née Montagu-Douglas-Scott, died at Birkhill on 3 December.

 

[She was born on 9 October 1910, daughter of Lord Herbert Montagu-Douglas-Scott (1872-1944) and his wife, née Marie Josephine Edwards (d.1965), She married 1stly in 1931 Walter Douglas Faulkner (k.a.May 1940); 2ndly in 1940 David Scrymgeour-Wedderburn (d.of wounds Mar 1944); and 3rdly in 1946 Henry James Scrymgeour-Wedderburn [later, Scrymgeour of Dundee], 11th Earl of Dundee (1902-1983). She is survived by four children and numerous other descendants, her oldest son from her first marriage having predeceased her.] (added 7 Dec 2012)

 

 

CAPECE MINUTOLO

 

Don Gerardo Capece Minutolo dei duchi di S. Valentino, 4° Marchese di Bugnano, died in Naples on 22 May.

 

[He was born in 1923, son of Don Ferdinando Capece Minutolo dei duchi di S. Valentino, 3° Marchese di Bugnano (1885-1940) and of Donna Maria Agnese Colonna dei principi di Summonte. He was unmarried.] (added 23 May 2012)

 

 

CARAMAN

 

Nada, Duchesse de Caraman, first wife of the late Jean, Duc de Caraman, died in Palm Beach on 14 July. She is survived by their daughter, Christine Goldsmith, of Palm Beach. (added 23 Jul 2012)

 

 

CARIGNANI

 

Donna Teresa Carignani dei duchi di Novoli, neé dei conti Galanti, died in Naples on 20 June.

 

[She was born in 1922, daughter of Count Giuseppe Maria Galanti (1882-1965) and of Donna Anna Imperiali d'Afflitto dei principi di Francavilla (1901-1939) and married in 1947 Don Carlo Carignani dei duchi di Novoli (1891-1996). She is survived by two sons and three daughters.] (added 16 Jul 2012)

 

 

 

CHIGI ALBANI della ROVERE

 

Caterina Nasalli Rocca dei conti di Corneliano died in Rome on 18 May.

 

[She was born in 1951, daughter of ConteCarlo Nasalli Rocca di Corneliano and of Donna Flavia Domitilla dei principi Chigi Albani della Rovere and married in 1974 Nobile francesco Tuccimei. She is survived by him, one son and one daughter.] (added 16 Jul 2012)

 

 

CORSINI

 

Don Cosimo dei Principi Corsini (son of Marchese don Giovanni dei Principi Corsini, and his wife, born Inés des Marquis d’Ormesson) and his wife, née Chiara Laudanna, had their first child, Giovanni, in Milan on 26 February. (added 15 Mar 2012)

 

 

CZETWERTYNSKI and SAPIEHA

 

Prince Constantin Swiatopolk-Czetwertynski (b.1978, son of Prince Michael Swiatopolk-Czetwertynski and of his first wife, Kristina Sigurdsson) and Princess Paola Maria Sapieha (b.1983, daughter of Prince Jan Pawel Sapieha-Rozanski and of his former wife, Princess Christina of Orléans-Bragança) were married recently in a civil ceremony in Brussels. Apparently the religious wedding will not be until 2013. (added 10 Mar 2012)

 

 

D’AQUINO

 

Don Guido d'Aquino dei principi di Caramanico died in Rome on 4 October.

 

[He was born in 1931, son of Don Giuseppe d'Aquino, XIV Principe di Caramanico, XIII Principe di San Severo, XII Duca di Casoli, VII Principe di Castelfranco, XIII Duca di Torremaggiore, etc. (1891-1942) and of Donna Amalia d'Aquino dei principi di Caramanico (1894-1978) and married in 1975 Donna Natalia dei principi Pignatelli dei duchi di Montecalvo (b.1951). He is survived by her, one son and one daughter.] (added 16 Oct 2012)

 

 

DRAGO

 

Don Ferdinando Del Drago Marescotti, Principe di Parrano, Marchese di Riofreddo, died in Rome on 27 April.

 

[He was born in 1927, son of Don Mario dei principi del Drago (1899-1981) and of Donna Giacinta dei conti Martini Marescotti, Principessa di Parrano (1900-1973) and married in 1954 Rosanna Valdoni, from whom he was divorced in 1975. He married secondly in 1976 Mimosa Parodi Delfino (d. 2009) and is survived by one son and one daughter.] (added 23 May 2012)

 

 

GAETANI dell’AQUILA d’ARAGONA

 

Don Giovanni Gaetani dell'Aquila d'Aragona dei duchi di Laurenzana and his wife, née Ginevra Elkann, had their second child, Pietro, at Rome on 31 October. (updated 21 Dec 2012)

 

 

GALITZINE

 

The engagement was announced between Princess Alexandra Galitzine (daughter of Prince Piotr Galitzine and his wife, née Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria) and Thibault Lancksweert (b.New York 1983, son of Dominique Lancksweert and his wife, née Comtesse Anne-Rose de Liedekerke). (added 29 Nov 2012)

 

 

GONZAGA

 

Principe e Marchese Don Gianfranco Gonzaga dei signori di Vescovado died in Cavergnago near Bergamo (Italy) on 8 August.

 

[He was born in 1928, son of Principe e Marchese Don Giovanni Maria Gonzaga (1894-1960) and of Donna Caterina dei conti Medolago Albani (1900-1985) and married in 1956 Warmonda Valerio (b. 1930). He is survived by her and one son.] (added 16 Oct 2012)

 

 

HAMILTON & BRANDON

 

Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, 16th Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, and his wife, Sophie, had their first child, Douglas Charles, styled Marquess of Douglas and Clydesdale, on 9 July. (added 22 Jul 2012)

 

 

IMPERIALI

 

Comte Jacquelin d'Oultremont (son of Comte Eric d'Oultremont and of Isabelle Imperiali dei Principi di Francavilla) and his wife, née Isaline Desclée de Maredsous, had their third child, Daria, on 22 February. (added 28 Feb 2012)

 

 

KINSKY

 

Helena Fstin Kinsky died at Buenos Aires on 17 July.

 

[She was born Countess Hutten-Czapska in Warsaw in 1941, and in 1977 became the second wife of Fst Franz Ulrich Kinsky.] (added 19 Jul 2012)

 

 

La ROCHEFOUCAULD

 

Comte Robert de La Rochefoucauld died on 8 May. He was born in 1923, and is survived by his wife, née Bernadette Charlotte Marie Emé de Marcieu de Gontaut-Biron, and their four children. (added 4 Nov 2012)

 

Comte Gérard de La Rochefoucauld died on 31 October. He was born in 1928, and was married from 1962 to 1987 to a cousin, Françoise de La Rochefoucauld. He is survived by their children. (added 4 Nov 2012)

 

Comte Pierre de La Rochefoucauld and his wife, née Alix Marie Jacqueline van der Kemp, had their third child, Isabeau, at Paris on 5 October. (added 11 Nov 2012)

 

The engagement was announced between Foulques Couvreur (son of Mark Couvreur and of his wife née Marie-Henriette de La Rochefoucauld) and Heloïse le Hardÿ de Beaulieu (daughter of Vicomte Thierry le Hardÿ de Beaulieu and of his wife née baronne Charlotte Greindl). (added 15 Dec 2012)

 

 

LANTE MONTEFELTRO della ROVERE

 

Donna Beatrice dei marchesi Sacchetti died in Rome on 21 May.

 

[She was born in 1920, daughter of Marchese Don Giovanni Battista Sacchetti, 8° Marchese di Castelromano, Patrizio Romano coscritto, Marchese di Baldacchino (1893-1974) and of Donna Matilde dei duchi Lante Montefeltro della Rovere (1891-1954) and married in 1946 Marchese Antonio Malvezzi Campeggi (1905-1985). She is survived by three sons and two daughters.] (added 23 May 2012)

 

 

LIGNE

 

Comtesse Alix de Lannoy, née della Faille de Leverghem, died on 26 August. She had been married since 1965 to Comte Philippe de Lannoy (son of Comte Paul de Lannoy and Princess Béatrice de Ligne) and is survived by him and their eight children, the youngest of whom is engaged to marry later this year Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg. (added 28 Aug 2012)

 

 

MAILLÉ

 

Martine Anne Marie, Duchesse de Maillé, née Cognet, died in August. She had married in 1971 Stanislaus de Maillé, Duc de Maillé (1946-1996) and is survived by their children and grandchildren. (added 13 Aug 2012)

 

 

MARLBOROUGH

 

Charles Edward Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, and his wife, née Karen Gordon, had their first child together, his seventh, Charlotte Diana, at Althorp on 30 July. (added 28 Aug 2012)

 

 

MERODE

 

Vicomte Raymond de Chabot-Tramecourt, chevalier de la Toison d'Or, died at Brailly on 5 August. He had been born at Tramecourt on 28 March 1924. He married firstly in 1947 Princesse Marie de Merode (1924-1994), and secondly Isabelle de Belloy de Saint-Liénard. (added 7 Aug 2012)

 

 

MONCADA

 

Don Francesco Moncada, XV Principe di Paternò, X Duca di San Giovanni, etc., died in Palermo on 26 July.

 

[He was born in 1925, son of Don Ugo Moncada, XIII Principe di Paternò, VIII Duca di San Giovanni, etc. (1890-1974) and of Donna Giovanna Lanza Branciforte dei principi di Trabia (1897-1985) and married in 1950 Maria Concetta Verde (b. 1927), by whom divorced. He married secondly in 1973 Marion Grossniklaus (b. 1938) and is survived by her, two daughters and one son from his first marriage.] (added 16 Oct 2012)

 

 

MURAT

 

Mrs. Raymond Guest, née Princess Caroline Murat, died in May.

 

[She was born in Paris on 10 December 1923, daughter of Prince Alexandre Murat, and married in 1960 Raymond Richard Guest (1907-1991), with whom she had two children who survive her.] (added 28 May 2012)

 

 

NORTHUMBERLAND

 

Elizabeth, Dowager Duchess of Northumberland, died at Clive Lodge, Albury, Surrey, on 19 September.

 

[She was born on 20 January 1922, daughter of Walter John Montagu-Douglas-Scott, 8th Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry, and his wife, née Vreda Esther Mary Lascelles. In 1946 she married Hugh Algernon Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland (1914-1988). She is survived by five of their seven children. The eldest son, the 11th Duke, died in 1995.] (added 20 Sep 2012)

 

 

OTRANTE

 

Birgitta Fouché, Comtesse d’Otrante, née Tham, died at Stockholm on 5 July.

 

[She was born on 11 December 1915, and married in 1944 Louis Douglas Fouché, Comte d’Otrante (1917-2010). She is survived by their two daughters.] (added 13 Jul 2012)

 

 

PIGNATELLI

 

Count Alvise Loredan, Patrician of Venice, died in Venice on 16 February.

 

[He was born in Venice in 1925 and married in 1952 Donna Bianca Pignatelli Aragona Cortes dei duchi di Terranova (b.1924) and is survived by her and three sons.] (added 7 Apr 2012)

 

Countess Donna Giuseppina (known as Lellè) Emo Capodilista, née Pignatelli della Leonessa dei principi di Monteroduni, died in Rome in March, at 102 years old.

 

[She was born in 1909, daughter of Don Luigi Pignatelli della Leonessa (1885-1930) and of Maria dei marchesi Ajossa (1889-1969) and married in 1938 the late Count Andrea Emo Capodilista. She is survived by two daughters.] (added 7 Apr 2012)

 

Donna Costanza Pignatelli dei duchi di Montecalvo died in Naples on 9 May.

 

[She was born in 1918, daughter of Don Paolo Pignatelli dei duchi di Montecalvo (1869-1932) and of Donna Anna dei principi Rocco di Torrepadula. She married in 1948 the late Dr. jur. Luigi Cantatore and is survived by an only son.] (added 23 May 2012)

 

 

PIO di SAVOIA

 

Conte Don Manfredi, Principe Pio di Savoia, died in Rome on 12 December.

 

[He was born in 1931, son of Conte Don Luigi Alberto dei principi Pio di Savoia and of Beatrice dei marchesi di Assereto. He married in 1957 Maria Cristina Pratesi from whom he was divorced in 1977. He is survived by two sons.] (added 21 Dec 2012)

 

 

PIROMALLO CAPECE PISCICELLI

 

Marchese e Conte Don Piero Piromallo Capece Piscicelli di Montebello, XIV Duca di Capracotta, Marchese e Barone di Montebello, died in Naples on 26 January.

 

[He was born in 1926, son of Don Nicola Maria Piromallo Capece Piscicelli dei duchi di Capracotta (1884-1960) and of Donna Anna d'Ayala Valva dei marchesi di Valva (1891-1981) and married in 1950 Gemma dei baroni Grippo. He is survived by her, one son and two daughters.] (added 7 Apr 2012)

 

 

POLIGNAC

 

Odette, Marquise d’Argenson, née Princess de Polignac, died at Angers on 4 April.

 

[She was born on 1 May 1916, daughter of Prince François de Polignac (1887-1981) and of his first wife, Simone de Maillé de La Tour Landry (1889-1950). In 1940 she married Marc-Pierre Aurélien Jean Henri de Voyer de Paulmy d'Argenson, Marquis d'Argenson (1906-1975), and is survived by their family.] (added 22 Apr 2012)

 

 

RADZIWILL

 

Prince Stanislaw Radziwill died at Warsaw on 12 August. His wife since 1955, Helena Jerome, died at Warsaw on 17 August.

 

[He was born on 17 December 1930, and was married since 1955 to Helena Jerome. They are survived by their two sons and three grandchildren.] (updated 18 Aug 2012)

 

Prince Paul Radziwill and his wife, née Eloise Victoria Kerr, had their fourth child, Willow Frances Rose, on 3 July. (added 12 Aug 2012)

 

Prince Maciej Radziwill and his wife, née Anna Zelazna, had their first child, Apolonia Maria, at Warsaw on 1 October. (added 3 Oct 2012)

 

 

ROHAN

 

Marguerite Gräfin Kottulinsky, née Princess von Rohan, died at Attersee on 19 September.

 

[She was born at Sichrow on 21 July 1923, daughter of Alain Fürst von Rohan and his wife, Princess Margarethe von Schönburg-Hartenstein. In 1945 she married Kunata Graf Kottulinsky (1914-2004) and is survived by their two daughters and their families.] (added 27 Sep 2012)

 

 

ROHAN [-CHABOT]

 

Erwan Dupuy and his wife, née Sarah de Ponton d'Amécourt (daughter of Jean, comte de Ponton d'Amécourt, and his wife, née Jacqueline de Rohan-Chabot), had a son, Hadrien, on 1 November. (added 11 Nov 2012)

 

Guy-Aldonce François Thierry de Rohan-Chabot, Comte de Jarnac, died on 22 November.

 

[He was born on 1 July 1921, son of Jacques Fernand de Rohan-Chabot, Comte de Jarnac, and of his wife, née Nicole Hélène de Henin-Liétard-d'Alsace. Since 1949 he had been married to Alix Marie Marguerite de Luppé, and is survived by her and their three children and their families.] (added 27 Nov 2012)

 

 

ROXBURGHE

 

The engagement was announced between Lord Robert Anthony Innes-Ker (b.1959, son of George Victor Robert John Innes-Ker, 9th Duke of Roxburghe (1913-1974) and of his second wife, Margaret Elisabeth McConnell (1918-1983)) and Mrs Jane Rigg. He had been previously married in 1996 to Katherine Christina Mary Pelly. (added 20 Jan 2012)

 

 

RUFFO

 

Donna Fabrizia dei principi Ruffo di Calabria dei principi di Scilla (b.1981, daughter of Don Augusto dei principi Ruffo di Calabria and of Princess Cristiana von und zu Windisch-Grätz) married Borja Benjumea in the Church of San Vincenzo in Cernobbio-on-Como-Lake, on 16 June. (added 16 Jul 2012)

 

 

SALVIATI

 

Donna Arabella dei duchi Salviati died in her private estate of Camitrici-Pietraperzia (near Enna, Sicily) on 17 September.

 

[She was born in 1922, daughter do Don Averardo Salviati, Duca di Giuliano (1896-1973) and of Costanza Igiea Florio (1900-1974) and married in 1945 Don Francesco Lanza Branciforte dei principi di Scalea (1912-1988). The marriage was annulled by the Holy See. She is survived by two sons.] (added 16 Oct 2012)

 

 

SUTHERLAND

 

David William Egerton died on 17 January.

 

[He was born in 1930, son of Francis Egerton (himself the son of William Francis Egerton, of the Dukes of Sutherland, and of Lady Alice Osborne, of the Dukes of Leeds) and of Hon. Doris Meysey-Thompson. In 1956 he married Patricia Mary Traharne Thomas and is survived by her and their son.] (added 23 Feb 2012)

 

 

URACH

 

Princess Elisabeth von Urach (b.Regensburg 10 December 1952, daughter of Prince Eberhard von Urach and of his wife, née Princess Iniga von Thurn und Taxis) died in Munich on 20 September. (added 23 Sep 2012)

 

 

URSEL

 

Comte Grégory d’Ursel (son of Comte Aurian d’Ursel and of his wife née baronne Marie-Christine de Broqueville) and his wife, née Astrid Delacroix, had their first child, Elisa, on 1 March. (added 8 Mar 2012)

 

Comte Michael d’Ursel (son of Comte Patrick d’Ursel and of his wife, Beatrice van der Straten Waillet) and his wife, Géraldine van Swieten, had their first child, Camille, on 6 March. (added 22 Apr 2012)

 

Comte Thibault d’Ursel (son of Comte Antoine d’Ursel and of his wife, née Vicky Latour-Demeyne) married Désirée Prinzessin von Hohenlohe (daughter of Prince Alfonso zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg and of Heidemarie Balzer [Mme Pierre Garrigue-Guyonnaud]) at Zemst on 8 September, and in a religious ceremony in Ronda, Spain, on 22 September. (updated 2 Oct 2012)

 

Comte Guy d’Ursel died at Woluwe-Saint-Lambert on 18 September.

 

[He was born at Brussels on 1 October 1928, son of Comte Bernard d’Ursel (1904-1965) and of his wife, née Princess Thérèse de Ligne. Since 1953 he had been married to Jeannine de la Croix d’Ogimont, and is survived by her and their two children.] (added 4 Oct 2012)

 

Comte Didier d’Ursel died at Moisnil on 5 September.

 

[He was born at Uccle on 4 April 1931, son of Comte Antoine d’Ursel (1896-1943) and of his second wife, née Marguerite Aldegonde Marie Joséphine de La Barre d’Erquelinnes. Since 1958 he had been married to Geneviève Elisabeth Ghislaine Jacottet and is survived by her and their five children.] (added 4 Oct 2012)

 

The engagement was announced between Comtesse Laetitia d'Ursel (daughter of Comte Olivier d’Ursel and his wife, née Viviane Dallemagne) and Loïck Fenaux. (added 29 Nov 2012)

 

The engagement was announced between Comtesse Madeleine d'Oultremont (daughter of Comte Alec d’Oultremont and his wife, née Marie de Marchant et d'Ansembourg) and Comte Pierre Cornet d'Elzius (son of Comte François Cornet d’Elzius and his wife, née Comtesse Dominique d'Ursel). (added 29 Nov 2012)