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Grand Duchesses of Tuscany - Maria Theresa, Marguerite Louise D'Orleans, List of Consorts of Tuscany, Maria Luisa of Spain (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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Grand Duchesses of Tuscany - Maria Theresa, Marguerite Louise D'Orleans, List of Consorts of Tuscany, Maria Luisa of Spain...

Grand Duchesses of Tuscany - Maria Theresa, Marguerite Louise D'Orleans, List of Consorts of Tuscany, Maria Luisa of Spain (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Maria Theresa, Marguerite Louise d'Orleans, List of consorts of Tuscany, Maria Luisa of Spain, Anna Maria Franziska of Saxe-Lauenburg, Vittoria della Rovere, Princess Luisa of Naples and Sicily, Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies, Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Archduchess Maria Maddalena of Austria, Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Christina of Lorraine, Princess Alice of Parma, Princess Maria Ferdinanda of Saxony, Archduchess Dorothea of Austria, Princess Maria Anna of Saxony, Grand Princesses of Tuscany. Excerpt: Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina (German: ) (13 May 1717 - 29 November 1780) was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg. She was the sovereign of Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria and Galicia, the Austrian Netherlands and Parma. By marriage, she was Duchess of Lorraine, Grand Duchess of Tuscany and Holy Roman Empress. She started her 40-year reign when her father, Emperor Charles VI, died in October 1740. Charles VI paved the way for her accession with the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713, as the Habsburg lands were bound by Salic law which prevented female succession. Upon the death of her father, Saxony, Prussia, Bavaria and France repudiated the sanction they had recognised during his lifetime. Prussia proceeded to invade the affluent Habsburg province of Silesia, sparking a nine-year conflict known as the War of the Austrian Succession. Maria Theresa would later unsuccessfully try to reconquer Silesia during the Seven Years' War. She married Francis Stephen of Lorraine and had sixteen children, including Queen Marie Antoinette of France, Queen Maria Carolina of Naples, Duchess Maria Amalia of Parma and two Holy Roman Emperors, Joseph II and Leopold II. Though she was expected to cede power...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-35570-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-35570-9
Barcode: 9781155355702

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