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Jean Baptiste de Montesson, Marquis of Montesson

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Jean Baptiste de Montesson
Marquis of Montesson
Arms of the Montesson family.
Full name
Jean Baptiste de Montesson
Paris, France
BuriedArcis de Meslay, Meslay, France
Spouse(s)Marguerite Iris de Poix
Charlotte de La Haye de Riou

Jean Baptiste de Montesson, Marquis of Montesson (1687-1769) was a French Nobleman, with the rank of a Marquis. His second wife was Charlotte de La Haye de Riou. Despite marrying twice, he had no children.[source?]

Brief biography[change | change source]

Baptised at the Church of Saint-Sulpice in Paris, in 1687. He was a member of the Montesson family from the region of Brittany in France. In 1709 he married Marguerite Iris de Poix[1] The couple had no children. Eventually at the age of 70 he married Charlotte de La Haye de Riou. His second wife would eventually become the mistress and later still the secret wife of the Duke of Orléans[2]

The aged Marquis of Montesson died in Paris at the age of 83. He was buried in the Arcis de Meslay in Meslay (du-Maine). His tomb was destroyed during the French Revolution.

Notes and references[change | change source]

  1. herself the widow of René François de Viselou, Count of Bienassis
  2. His first wife Louise Henriette de Bourbon died in 1759.