Louis Henri de Pardaillan de Gondrin

French noble

Louis Henri de Pardaillan, Marquis of Montespan (1640 – 1 December 1691) was a French nobleman and Marquis an the husband of Françoise de Rochechouart.[1] He was also a knight of honour"[2] to Elisabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Madame[3] Louis Henri's only son Louis Antoine would be created a duke. Louis Henri's title was a subsidiary one of his father's.

Louis Henri de Pardaillan
Marquis of Montespan
Spouse(s) Françoise de Rochechouart
Louis Antoine, Duke of Antin
Full name
Louis Henri de Pardaillan
Father Roger Hector de Pardaillan
Mother Marie Christine Zamet
Born 1640
Died 1 December 1701 (aged 61)


In February 1663 he married Françoise de Rochechouart, Mademoiselle de Mortemart[4] They would have two children together.


  1. Marie Christine de Pardaillan (17 November 1663 - 1675) died unmarried and childless.
  2. Louis Antoine de Pardaillan, Marquis of Antin (5 September 1664 – 2 November 1736); later Duke of Antin, married Julie Françoise de Crussol and had children.

References and notesEdit

  1. Herself later the mistress of King Louis XIV
  2. "Chevalier d'honneur"
  3. Duchess of Orléans as wife o Philippe of France, Duke of Orléans, Monsieur.
  4. She was a daughter of Gabriel de Rochechouart, Duke of Mortemart and Diane de Grandseigne