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us: La Vallière, Louise de, 1644-1710



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    • us: La Vallière, Françoise-Louise de La Baume Le Blanc, duchesse de, 1644-1710
    • us: Dame penitente, 1644-1710
    • us: De la Vallière, Louise, 1644-1710
    • us: La Baume Le Blanc, Françoise-Louise de, duchesse de La Vallière, 1644-1710
    • us: La Valière, Louise de, 1644-1710
    • us: La Vallière, duchesse de, 1644-1710
    • us: La Valliere, Dutchess of, 1644-1710
    • us: La Valliere, Duchess of, 1644-1710
    • us: La Valliere, Madame de, 1644-1710
    • us: La Valliere, Madamoiselle de, 1644-1710
    • us: La Vallière, Louise-Françoise de La Baume Le Blanc, duchesse de, 1644-1710
    • us: Lavallière, Louise de, 1644-1710
    • us: Louise de la Miséricorde, sœur, 1644-1710
    • us: Luisa de la Miséricordia, sor, 1644-1710
    • us: Vallière, Louise de la, 1644-1710
    • us: Vaujours, Françoise-Louise de La Baume Le Blanc de La Vallière, duchesse de, 1644-1710
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    • La Vallière, Françoise-Louise de La Baume Le Blanc, duchesse de, 1644-1710
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    • found: Massard, J. Remarks upon the dream of the late abdicated queen of England and upon that of madam the Dutchess of La Valiere 1690.
    • found: LC data base, 10-22-86 (hdg.: La Vallière, Françoise-Louise de la Baume Le Blanc, duchesse de, 1644-1710; usage: (Dutchess de la Valliere)
    • found: La Grande encyc., 1891 (Vallière, Louise-Françoise de La Baume-Le-Blanc de La; b. 8-6-1644; d. 6-6-1710)
    • found: Encyc. Americana, c1975 (La Vallière, Louise de, 1644-1710)
    • found: Genlis, S.F. La duchesse de la Vallière, c1983: t.p. (duchesse de la Vallière)
    • found: Petitfils, J.-C. Louise de La Vallière, c1990: p. 12, etc. (b. 8/6/1644; d. 6/6/1710; from 1674 lived as a Carmelite nun in Paris; name in religion: sœur Louise de la Miséricorde)
    • found: Genlis, S.F. La duchesse de la Vallière, 1804, via HathiTrust, June 19, 2015 title page (duchesse de la Vallière) page 7 (Louise de la Vallière)
    • found: Réflexions sur la misericorde de dieu, 1682, via Google Books, June 19, 2015 title page (par une dame penitante)
    • found: Réflexions sur la miséricorde de dieu, 1860, via Internet Archive, June 19, 2015 title page (par la duchesse de La Vallière)
    • found: Lequeux, Claude. "Histoire abrégée de la vie et de la pénitence de Madame la duchesse de la Vallière, morte religieuse carmelite," in Lettres de Madame la duchesse de la Vallière, morte religieuse carmelite, 1769, pages 1-110 (first count): page 1 (Madame Louise-Françoise de la Baume-le-Blanc de la Valliere, afterwards duchesse de Vaujour) page 3 (born in August 1644) page 10 (in May, 1667, the king created the duchy of Vaujour in her favor) page 47-48 (on April 20, 1674, Madame de la Valliere entered the Carmelite convent of Fauxbourg Saint-Jacques [Paris]) page 54 (on June 2, the ceremony of taking the habit took place and she took the name sœur Louise de la Miséricorde) page 59 (on June 3, 1675, the ceremony of profession took place) page 108 (died on June 6, 1710)
    • found: Ferrier, F. Article in Dictionnaire de biographie française, t. 20, fascicule 15, 2003: columns 14-17 (La Vallière (Françoise-Louise [Louise is italicized] de La Baume Le Blanc, duchesse de), the first favorite of Louis XIV, afterwards a Carmelite, born Tour[s], Aug. 6, 1644, died Paris, June 6, 1710; daughter of Laurent, seigneur de La Vallière; in 1661, became maid of honor to Henrietta of England, wife of the brother of Louis XIV, and shortly thereafter mistress of the king, bearing him 4 children, of which two survived infancy and were legitimatized; rejected by the king in favor of the marquise de Montespan, she was granted Vaujours as the seat of the duchy the king conferred on her as a farewell present, but was known as the duchess of La Vallière; after a ceremony of farewell to the court on April 17, 1674, she entered a Carmelite convent, with the ceremony of profession on June 3, 1675; name in religion: sœur Louise de la Miséricorde; referred to in text of article passim as "Louise")
    • found: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1911 edition, via Wikisource, June 25, 2015 (La Vallière, Louise Françoise de (1644-1710), mistress of Louis XIV, born Aug. 6, 1644, Tours, the daughter of Laurent de la Baume le Blanc, who took the name of La Vallière from a small property near Amboise)
    • found: Britannica Online, June 25, 2015 (Louise-Françoise de La Baume le Blanc, duchess de La Vallière (born Aug. 6, 1644, Tours, France, died June 6, 1710, Paris), mistress of King Louis XIV (reigned 1643-1715) from 1661 to 1667)
    • found: Éditions du Carmel Web site, June 25, 2015 (Louise de la Miséricorde, Carmélite, duchesse de La Vallière (1644-1710); Louise de La Vallière, favorite of Louis XIV)
    • found: World Biographical Information System Online (WBIS), June 25, 2015: Saur Document Number: F108247 (La Vallière, Louise Françoise de la Baume le Blanc, duchesse de, 1644-1710; 12 sources cited) Saur Document Number: F549550 (LaBaume LeBlanc, Françoise-Louise de, duchesse de la Vallière; 1 source cited)
    • found: Wikipedia, June 25, 2015 (article title: "Louise de La Vallière"; Louise de La Vallière (Françoise Louise de La Baume Le Blanc; 6 August 1644-7 June 1710) was a mistress of Louis XIV of France from 1661 to 1667. She later became the Duchess of La Vallière and Duchess of Vaujours in her own right)
    • found: French Wikipedia, June 25, 2015 (article title: "Louise de La Vallière"; Françoise Louise de La Baume Le Blanc (Tours, 6 Aug. 1644-Paris, 6 June 1710), demoiselle, afterwards duchesse de La Vallière et de Vaujours; one of Louis XIV's mistresses, from 1661 to 1667; known by her second forename; on breaking with the king she received as a gift the title of duchesse de Vaujours; apparently never visited her duchy)
    • found: Bibliothèque nationale de France. BnF autorités, June 25, 2015 (La Vallière, Françoise-Louise de La Baume Le Blanc (1644-1710 ; duchesse de); favorite of Louis XIV, afterwards a Carmelite; see also Dame pénitente, Une (1644-1710) pseudonyme)
    • found: OCLC, June 25, 2015 (usage in her own works includes: une dame penitente; Duchesse de la Vallière; Dutchess de la Vallière; Madam La Valliere; Madame la duchesse de La Valliere; Madame la duchesse de Lavalliere; Sœur Louise de la Miséricorde ... Duchesse de la Valière; usage in titles of other works includes: Duchess [sic] of La Vallière; duchesse de La Valiere; duchesse de La Vallière; duchesse de Lavallière; duquesa de La Vallière; Françoise-Louise, duchesse de la Vallière [1 record]; Louise de la Vallière; Louise de Lavallière; Louise, duchesse de La Vallière, or Sister Louise of the Order of Mount Carmel, Mme de La Vallière; Madam the Dutchess of La Valiere; Madame de la Valiere, duchesse de Vaujour; Madame de Lavallière; Madame la duchesse de La Valliere, nomée à present, la mere Louise de la Misericorde; Mademoiselle de La Vallière; Mademoiselle La Vallière; Sister Louise; Sor Luisa de la Miséricordia, religiosa Carmelita Descalza)
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    • 1985-09-18: new
    • 2015-07-21: revised
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