MOURNING IN THE HOUSE OF BOURBON
May 3 2012. Madame the Duchess dowager of Anjou, Duchess of Ségovie, born Emanuela of Dampierre of the Dukes of San Lorenzo has has expired in her 98th year, at her residence of the Palace Massimo in Rome.
Born in Rome November 8 1913, she was widow of Monseigneur the Duke of Anjou and of Ségovie (de jure Jacques-Henri VI), the mother Monseigneur the Duke of Anjou and of Cadiz (de jure Alphonse II), the grandmother of Monseigneur the duke of Anjou and of Bourbon (de jure Louis XX) and great grandmother of Monseigneur the duke of Burgundy (de jure heir apparent of France).
Madame the Duchess was for several decades the soul of the Légitimists. May her soul rest in peace!
Je présente mon très respectueuses condoléances à Mgr le Prince Louis, duc d'Anjou,
Madame la Princesse Marie Marguerite, duchesse d'Anjou.
Dieu Sauve le Roi!