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Queen Marie-Thérèse of France
Posted by Jane on 27/3/2022, 17:10:55User logged in as JanEl
Who today is the senior heir of the consort of King Louis XIV, who had been born an infanta of Spain? Everybody knows about the War of the Spanish Succession which ensued, when her grandson Philippe, the Duke of Anjou (second son of her first son), assumed the throne as King Felipe V. But what of her heirs in the descent from the Petit-Dauphin Louis? After all, the succession law in her native country operated under the order of male-preferred primogeniture -- unlike the French law, which was Salic.
It's hard to trace the genealogy, because it's mixed -- not exclusively male-line: so even websites don't offer complete pictures.