Friday, May 14, 2004

Cond�, Louis-joseph, 8e Prince De (8th Prince Of), Duc (duke) De Bourbon

He was the only son of the Duc de Bourbon and Charlotte of Hesse and assumed the Cond� title on his father's death (1740). In 1753 he married Godefride de Rohan-Soubise (d. 1760). Brought up for the army, he did good service in the Seven Years' War. On the fall of the Bastille (1789), he was one of the first princes to emigrate.


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