Elisabeth Farnese

Elisabeth Farnese – The Termagant

Elisabeth Farnese was born on 25 October 1692 as the daughter of Odoardo Farnese and Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg. Her father was the heir to the Dukedom of Parma, but he died just 11 months after Elisabeth’s birth. Her elder brother Alessandro also died the following year. Her mother went on to marry her late husband’s half-brother Francesco, but they would [read more]