Record

CodeNA10319
Dates1702-1735
Person NameSobieski; Clementina (1702-1735); wife of the Old Pretender
SurnameSobieski
ForenamesClementina
Epithetwife of the Old Pretender
ActivityClementina Sobieski was daughter of Prince James Sobieski, eldest son of the king of Poland. She was born on 18 July 1702. On 28 May 1719 she was married by proxy to James Francis Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender. He neglected his wife, who eventually showed her feelings by retiring to a nunnery in November 1725. She died on 18 January 1735 in Rome. Of their two sons one was Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir (1720-1788), more commonly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie.
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