Francesco Maria Marescotti Ruspoli, 1st Prince of Cerveteri

Don Francesco Maria Marescotti, Principe Ruspoli (March 5, 1672 – July 14, 1731) was the ?th Marchese and 1st Principe di Cerveteri, 1st Marchese di Riano and 6th Conte di Vignanello.

Francesco Marescotti Ruspoli
Francesco Maria Ruspoli.jpg
Prince Francesco Ruspoli by Arnold van Westerhout
  • 1st Prince of Cerveteri
Tenure1709–1731
PredecessorNone
SuccessorPrince Alessandro Ruspoli
Born(1672-03-05)March 5, 1672
Rome, Papal States
DiedJuly 14, 1731(1731-07-14) (aged 59)
Rome, Papal States
SpouseDuchess Isabella Cesi of Acquasparta
Issue
Full name
Francesco Maria Marescotti Ruspoli
HouseRuspoli
FatherComte Alessandro Ruspoli
MotherMarchioness Anna Maria Corsini
ReligionRoman Catholic Church

He was a son of Alessandro Ruspoli, 5th Conte di Vignanello and first wife Anna Maria dei Marchesi Corsini.

Also he was a paternal grandson of Sforza Vicino Marescotti, 4th Conte di Vignanello and wife Vittoria dei Principi Ruspoli dei Marchesi di Cerveteri (? – Rome, February 11, 1681).

His son was Bartolomeo Ruspoli.

Marriage and childrenEdit

He married Isabella Cesi dei Duchi di Acquasparta (1676 – November 10, 1753), maternal niece of Pope Innocent XIII, by whom he had nine children:

  • Donna Isabella dei Principi Ruspoli (September 15, 1696 – ?), unmarried and without issue
  • Bartolomeo Ruspoli
  • Donna Giacinta Marescotti dei Principi Ruspoli (Rome, February 16, 1699 – Rome, November 14, 1757), married in 1718 Ferdinando Bernualdo Filippo Orsini, 5th Principe di Solofra and 14th Duca di Gravina (1685 – ?), and had issue
  • Donna Vittoria dei Principi Ruspoli (May 17, 1700 – 1743), married Stefano Conti, ?th Duca di Poli and ?th Duca di Guadagnolo (? – 1763)
  • Donna Margherita dei Principi Ruspoli (August 13, 1703 – ?), twin with her sister below, unmarried and without issue
  • Donna Teresa dei Principi Ruspoli (August 13, 1703 – ?), twin with her sister above, unmarried and without issue
  • Donna Anna dei Principi Ruspoli (October 18, 1704 – bef 1735), married in 1730 Agostino Chigi della Rovere, ?th Principe di Farnese (1710–1769)
  • Donna Maria Angelica dei Principi Ruspoli (1707 – February 21, 1766), married on October 31, 1734 Girolamo Vincenzo IV Giustiniani, 4th Principe di Bassano and ?th Duca di Corbara (1714 – ?), and had issue
  • Alessandro Ruspoli, 2nd Prince of Cerveteri

See alsoEdit

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Italian nobility
Preceded by
New Creation
Prince of Cerveteri
1709–1731
Succeeded by
Alessandro Ruspoli, 2nd Prince of Cerveteri