Prince Germain II

Duke of Royan from 1853 to 1866


His Highness Prince Germain was born on December 16, 1801, he is the son of Prince Germain (1779-1853) and Angélique de Bauffremont-Courtenay (1779-1834).

The Prince married Louise-Caroline de Lezay-Marnésia (1812-1901) on October 9, 1834. The ducal couple had two sons: Prince Louis II and Prince Jean (1838-1848).

Reassured by the solidity of the Second Empire, in particular by the Franco-British rapprochement, it was after Queen Victoria's visit to Versailles in 1855 that the Royan family decided to return to France.

Germain II de Royan died on January 1, 1866.