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us: Montespan, Madame de, 1641-1707



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    • us: Montespan, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart, marquise de, 1641-1707
    • us: De Montespan, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart, marquise, 1641-1707
    • us: De Mortemart, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, marquise de Montespan, 1641-1707
    • us: De Rochechouart de Mortemart, Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan, 1641-1707
    • us: Montespan, Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart, marquise de, 1641-1707
    • us: Montespan, Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Pardaillan de Gondrin, marquise de, 1641-1707
    • us: Mortemart, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart de, marquise de Montespan, 1641-1707
    • us: Rochechouart de Mortemart, Françoise-Athénaïs de, marquise de Montespan, 1641-1707
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    • Montespan, Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Pardaillan de Gondrin, marquise de, 1641-1707
    • Montespan, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart, marquise de, 1641-1707
  • Sources

    • found: Urquhart, J. The little flowers of Madame de Montespan, c1983: t.p. (Madame de Montespan)
    • found: LC data base, 8-29-84 (hdg.: Montespan, Françoise Athénaïs (de Rochechouart) de Pardaillan de Gondrin, marquise de, 1641-1707)
    • found: Grande enc. (Montespan, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, marquise de; b. 1641, d. 5-27-1707)
    • found: Grand Larousse (Montespan, Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart, marquise de, 1640-1707)
    • found: Petit Robert, 1977 (Montespan, Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart, marquise de, 1641-1707)
    • found: Duel pour un roi : Madame de Montespan contre Madame de Maintenon, 2014.
    • found: Britannica online, Jan. 7, 2015 (Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, marquise de Montespan, (born Oct. 5, 1641, Tonnay-Charente, France, died May 27/28, 1707, Bourbon-l'Archambault), mistress of Louis XIV of France for 13 years. Daughter of the marquis (from 1650 duc) de Mortemart, she was married in 1663 to the marquis de Montespan, by whom she had two children. She was appointed lady-in-waiting to the queen of France, Marie-Thérèse of Austria, in 1664, and became the king's mistress in 1667. A girl whom she bore to the king in 1669 died in 1672, but she had six other children by him who were later legitimated. They were Louis-Auguste (1670-1736), duc du Maine; Louis-César (1672-83), comte de Vexin; Louise-Françoise (1673-1743), known first as Mlle de Nantes, then as the duchesse de Bourbon; Louise-Marie (1676-81), known as Mlle de Tours; Françoise-Marie (1677-1749), known first as the second Mlle de Blois, finally as the duchesse d'Orléans; and Louis-Alexandre (1678-1737), comte de Toulouse. The marquis de Montespan, who displayed his resentment, was exiled to Guyenne in 1668 and judicially separated from his wife in 1674 (he died in 1701). When the Affair of the Poisons came to light in 1679, Mme de Montespan was alleged to have been from 1667 a customer of the witch La Voisin)
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