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In 2016 a new movie about William of Orange will be in the cinemas. The prince will be played by actor Barry Atsma:

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William the Silent is a highly interesting figure,looking forward to this project.
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This weekend a new tombstone has been laid on the grave of Charlotte of Nassau, Princess of Orange born De Bourbon-Vendme (1546-1582). She was the third spouse of Willem I of Nassau, Prince of Orange. Charlotte was the fifth child and fourth daughter of Louis III de Bourbon-Vendme, Duc de Montpensier, prince du sang, and of Jacqueline de Longwy, Comtesse de Bar-sur-Seine.

On the 9th of May 1582 the Princess died due to pneumonia. A few days earlier there was a failed attempt to assassinate the Prince. According to stories the Princess would have hold the wounds of the Prince (he was shot through the cheek) closed with her hands, unstoppable, exhausting her and apparently leading to her death.

The original tombstone was removed during the contrareformation (the Catholics reconquering Antwerp): there was no place anymore for honours to "heretics" (Charlotte converted to protestantism) in the Cathedral of Antwerp. Now a new tombstone has been created to the memory of this "forgotten" Princess.

The Prince and Princess of Orange got 6 daughters:

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Louise Juliana Kurfrstin von der Pfalz, Pfalzgrfin bei Rhein ne Nassau-Orange (1576−1644)

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Elisabeth Flandrica de la Tour d'Auvergne, Duchesse de Bouillon, Vicomtesse de Turenne ne Nassau-Orange (1577−1642)

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Catharina Belgica Grfin von Hanau-Mnzenberg ne Nassau-Orange (1578–1648)

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Charlotte Flandrina de Nassau-Orange (1579–1640), Abbesse de Sainte-Croix

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Charlotte Brabantina de la Trmolle, Duchesse de Thouars, Princesse de Talmond et de Tarente ne Nassau-Orange (1580–1631)

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Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana von Pfalz-Zweibrcken, Herzogin von Pfalz-Landsberg ne Nassau-Orange (1581–1657)
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Charlotte of Bourbon's secret conversion to Calvinism caused a major scandal at the time as she was Abbess of a convent (Which she later escaped from).

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What I like is that in the Ye Olde Medieaeval Dutch on her tombstone Charlotte de Bourbon-Vendme, daughter of a prince-du-sang and married to a Sovereign Prince is just referred as "Housewife"....

CHARLOTTE DE BOURBON
1546 - 1482

HOUSEWIFE OF
WILLEM OF ORANGE

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in the blossoming of her years
Charlotte de Bourbon
legal housewife of Nassau
a fruitful tendril,
loyal unto death,
mannered of morals,
her presence was so sweet,
sweet as heaven's dew
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lonore de Bourbon wife of Philip William, Prince of Orange (whom I never knew was Catholic and assumed all the Princes were Calvinist).

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Anna van Egmont,Countess of Buren,Leerdam and Lingen.

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Thanks for sharing those, I really enjoy writing them!
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lonore de Bourbon wife of Philip William, Prince of Orange (whom I never knew was Catholic and assumed all the Princes were Calvinist).

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Still every year in the St Sulpice in Diest (Brabant) a Holy Mass is read for the repose of Philips Willem of Nassau, Prince of Orange (son of Willem I) and his spouse lonore de Bourbon (daughter of Henri I de Bourbon, Prince de Cond, Duc d'Enghien, Duc de Montmorency).

The Mass is often read by clergy from of the Benelux countries, from Nassau or from Orange. As the Prince was a Catholic before the changes of Vaticanum II, the Mass is read according the traditional Tridentine Liturgy.

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How interesting that this is still continued in his memory,was his wife Roman Catholic? I recall that several of the Princes of Conde were committed Huguenots and related to Jeanne d'Albret,queen of Navarre.
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