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King John Sobieski

Posted: 2 Dec 2000 2:56PM GMT
Edited: 21 Sep 2002 11:45AM GMT
Wow! Seems like half the globe claims descent from King Sobieski. I too was told we were direct descent. I grew up in Ireland and the connection is on my maternal grandmother's side ( Anglo-Saxon Protestant.)
What I have found is that John Sobieski's son James m. Eliz Amelia of Pfalz-Neuburg. Their daughter, Maria Casimire Clementine Sobieski (b.July18 1702 and d.1735 in Rome and is buried in the Vatican). Anyway she married James STUART, Duke of Cornwall and their son -Charles STUART, Prince of Wales, b.1720 wed Louise Maximilienne, Princess Stohlberg. HOWEVER there were NO CHILDREN, BUT the said same prince was "associated with" Clementine Walkinshaw, Countess Alberstroff and by her he had a daughter - Charlotte STUART, Countess of ALbany b. 1753. died 1789 .. I cannot find if she married / or had children. It would appear, at least in Engand and Ireland back then that the illegitimate children of royalty were given noble titles to compensate for their lack of legitimate claim to land/thrones. Anyone knowing anything further about Charlotte STUART, Countess of Albany.. I'd love to hear.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Robert 25 Oct 2000 3:38AM GMT 
philsquier 2 Dec 2000 9:56PM GMT 
robert murphy 4 Dec 2000 9:16AM GMT 
NGroshens 29 Dec 2000 8:18AM GMT 
Lorelei 21 Jan 2001 5:37PM GMT 
rroze2000 24 Aug 2013 12:49AM GMT 
Rob 7 Apr 2001 3:53AM GMT 
steven robb 23 Jan 2002 4:57PM GMT 
steven robb 23 Jan 2002 4:59PM GMT 
philsquier 24 Jan 2002 2:29AM GMT 
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