Prince François de Borbón, Duke of Bourbon (b. 22 November 1972, Madrid – d. 7 February 1984, Pamplona) †
Prince Louis Alphonse, Duke of Anjou, head of house of Bourbon, pretenders to the defunct French throne (b. Madrid, 25 April 1974) married in La Romana on 6 November 2004 to María Margarita Vargas y Santaella, and had issue (3 children).
Maríe Cynthia Rossi (28 April 1985).
María de la O "Mariola" Martínez-Bordiú y Franco (b. El Pardo, 19 November 1952), married in El Pardo on 14 March 1974 to Rafael Ardid y Villoslada (b. 1 February 1947), and had issue:
Francisco de Borja Ardid y Martínez-Bordiú (b. Madrid, 20 December 1975), married in Ciudad Real on 23 July 2005 María Ruíz y Vega
Jaime Rafael Ardid y Martínez-Bordiú (b. Madrid, 28 September 1976)
Francisco Javier Ardid y Martínez-Bordiú (b. Madrid, 7 April 1987)
María del Mar "Merry" Martínez-Bordiú y Franco (b. 6 July 1956), married firstly at the Pazo de Meirás on 3 August 1977 and divorced in 1982, Joaquín José Giménez-Arnau y Puente (b. 14 September 1943), and had issue, and married secondly in New York City, New York on 4 August 1986, and divorced in 1991, Gregor Tamler, without issue:
Leticia Giménez-Arnau y Martínez-Bordiú (b. 25 January 1979), married on 8 August 2008 to Marcos Sagrera y Palomo
José Cristóbal Martínez-Bordiú y Franco (b. El Pardo, 10 February 1958), married civilly in New York City, on 23 November 1984 and religiously in Madrid on 27 October 1990 to model Josefina Victoria Toledo y López (b. San José de Tirajana, Canary Islands, 1963), and had issue:
Daniel Martínez-Bordiú y Toledo (b. Madrid, 11 June 1990)
Diego Martínez-Bordiú y Toledo (b. Madrid, 4 May 1998)
María de Aránzazu "Arantxa" Martínez-Bordiú y Franco (b. 16 September 1962), married at the Pazo de Meirás on 27 July 1996 to Claudio Quiraga y Ferro, without issue
Jaime Felipe Martínez-Bordiú y Franco (b. 8 July 1964), married in Madrid on 24 November 1995 to Nuria March y Almela (b. July 1966), and had issue:
Jaime Martínez-Bordiú y March (b. Madrid, 13 November 1999)
In 2008 the Duchess collaborated with Stanley G. Payne and Jesús Palacios Tapias to write Franco, My Father, a biography of her father from her point of view. She described her father as a warm person. With regards to the White Terror, she noted that "he didn't talk about it at home". Franco is referred to as "Generalísimo" or "Head of State", who was an "intelligent and moderate", a "brave and catholic" man and who established an "authoritarian, but not totalitarian" régime.
^ abJan-Henrik Witthaus; Patrick Eser (2015), Machthaber der Moderne: Zur Repräsentation politischer Herrschaft und Körperlichkeit (in German), 68 (Edition Kulturwissenschaft ed.), Transcript Verlag, p. 224, ISBN9781594039003, online: Machthaber der Moderne, p. 224, at Google Books