Charles Belgique Hollande de La Trémoille

Prince Charles Belgique Hollande de La Trémoïlle (May 1655 – 1 June 1709), 4th Duke of Thouars, was a French nobleman.

Prince Charles Belgique Hollande de La Trémoille
4th Duke of Thouars (more...)
Duke of Thouars
period21 January 1674 – 1 June 1709
PredecessorPrince Henri de La Trémoille
SuccessorPrince Charles Louis Bretagne de La Trémoille
Born(1655-05-00)May 1655
The Hague, United Provinces of the Netherlands (now Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Died1 June 1709(1709-06-01) (aged 54)
Paris, Place Saint-Sulpice, Kingdom of France (now Fifth French Republic
Noble familyLa Trémoille
Spouse(s)Princess Madeleine de Créquy
(m. 1675 - 1707; her death)
Issue
FatherPrince Henri Charles de La Trémoille
MotherPrincess Emilie of Hesse-Kassel
ReligionCalvinism (1655–1670)
Roman Catholicism (1670)

He was the second child and eldest son of Prince Henri Charles de La Trémoille (son and heir of Prince Henri de La Trémoille, 3rd Duke of Thouars and his wife Princess Marie de La Tour d'Auvergne of Bouillon) and his wife Princess Emilie of Hesse-Kassel (daughter of Prince William V, Prince of Hesse-Kassel and his wife Countess Amalie Elisabeth of Hanau-Münzenberg).

Brought up a Calvinist, in 1668 his father had converted to Catholicism and then forcibly converted his children as well. His mother and eldest sister fled to the Netherlands.

MarriageEdit

On 3 April 1675 he married Princess Madeleine de Créquy (1655-1707), daughter and heiress of Prince Charles de Créquy and his wife Anne-Armande de Saint Gelais de Lansac. The couple had two children:

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Prince Charles Belgique Hollande de La Trémoille
Born: May 1655 Died: 1 June 1709
French nobility
Preceded by
Prince Henri de La Trémoille
Duke of Thouars, et cetera
21 January 1674 – 1 June 1709
Succeeded by
Prince Charles Louis Bretagne de La Trémoille