Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans

Charlotte Aglaé of Orléans – The unhappy Duchess

Charlotte was born on 20 October 1700 at the Palais-Royal as the daughter of Philippe II, Duke of Orléans and Françoise Marie de Bourbon. She was known as Mademoiselle de Valois. She spent her youth in the Abbey of Chelles and the Val-de-Grâce Abbey. By 1715 she was living back at the Palais-Royal with her family as her future [read more]