Marie Françoise of Savoy (1646–1683)

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Marie Françoise of Savoy (1646–1683)

Queen of Portugal . Name variations: Maria Francisca Luisa de Savoie; Maria Francisca Isabel of Savoy. Born Marie de Savoie-Nemours on June 21, 1646; died on December 27, 1683; daughter of Charles Amedeé of Savoy (who was killed in a celebrated duel with his brother-in-law, François de Vendome, duke of Beaufort) and Elizabeth de Bourbon ; sister of Jeanne of Nemours (d. 1724); married Afonso or Alphonso VI (1643–1683), king of Portugal (r. 1656–1667), on August 2, 1666 (annulled in 1668); married his brother Pedro or Peter II (1648–1706), king of Portugal (r. 1667–1706), on April 2, 1668; children: (second marriage) Isabel Luisa Josefa (1669–1690).