Madame De Maintenon: Uncrowned Queen Of France

This most recent portrait in Miss Haldane s gallery of famous and infamous women behind the scenes of history offers a scrutinizing close up of Louis XIV s uncrowned queen An elusive and controversial figure, Madame de Maintenon became at the age of forty eight the morganatic wife of the Sun King Born Francoise d Aubigne, she was deserted by her father, shunted betweenThis most recent portrait in Miss Haldane s gallery of famous and infamous women behind the scenes of history offers a scrutinizing close up of Louis XIV s uncrowned queen An elusive and controversial figure, Madame de Maintenon became at the age of forty eight the morganatic wife of the Sun King Born Francoise d Aubigne, she was deserted by her father, shunted between aunts of opposing religions, indigent and dependent upon aristocratic connections To escape the fate of the nunnery, Francoise married the deformed satirist Scarron In his salon she met the literati of the court and developed her own precieuse leanings When widowed, Francoise had friends to secure her the charge of Louis XIV s bastard children, produced by his femme fertile for twelve years, the glamorous Madame de Montespan Loyal and virtuous, Francoise was rewarded with the title and estate of Maintenon After the death of his Spanish wife, Louis chose this somewhat obscure personage to rule with him in his remaining thirty five years Pieced from the remnants of Francoise mountainous correspondence 60,000 letters , libelous forgeries and the contradictory criticism of her contemporaries, this well balanced biography, better focused than Miss Haldane s earlier works, proves fascinating in parts by nature of its enigmatic subject and Madame s rarefied insight into the last great reign of a Divine Right monarch.
Madame De Maintenon Uncrowned Queen Of France This most recent portrait in Miss Haldane s gallery of famous and infamous women behind the scenes of history offers a scrutinizing close up of Louis XIV s uncrowned queen An elusive and controversial

  • Title: Madame De Maintenon: Uncrowned Queen Of France
  • Author: Charlotte Haldane
  • ISBN: 9780094557505
  • Page: 159
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Franoise d Aubign, Marquise de Maintenon Franoise d Aubign, Marquise de Maintenon November April was the second wife of King Louis XIV of France.She was known during her first marriage as Madame Scarron, and subsequently as Madame de Maintenon.Her marriage to the king was never officially announced or admitted, as it was morganatic, and thus she was never considered Queen Consort of France. Madame de Maintenon Wikipdia Madame de Maintenon, ne Franoise d Aubign ou, plus rarement, d Aubigny , baptise le novembre Niort et morte le avril la Maison royale de Saint Louis de Saint Cyr l cole, est une dame franaise des XVII e et XVIII e sicles qui fut l pouse puis la veuve de Paul Scarron.Par la suite, elle fut titre marquise de Maintenon. Madame de Maintenon Franoise d Aubign, marquise de Maintenon Niort, november Saint Cyr l cole, april , beter bekend als Madame de Maintenon, was de maitresse en later de morganatische tweede echtgenote van Lodewijk XIV van Frankrijk. Franoise d Aubign was een kleindochter van de schrijver Thodore Agrippa d Aubign, een vriend van Hendrik IV van Frankrijk en een bekend hugenoot. Madame de Maintenon Palace of Versailles Franoise d Aubign, Marquise de Maintenon, first appeared at Versailles in the s Born in in the prison at Niort, where her father was imprisoned for debt, she was orphaned in and in married the poet Paul Scarron, who was renowned as a master of the burlesque. Franoise d Aubign, marquise de Maintenon untitled Franoise d Aubign, marquise de Maintenon, byname Madame de Maintenon, also called Franoise Scarron, ne Franoise d Aubign, baptized Nov , , Niort, Poitou, France died April , , Saint Cyr , second wife from either or and untitled queen of King Louis XIV of France.She encouraged an atmosphere of dignity and piety at court and founded an Franoise d Aubign, marquise de Maintenon Franoise d Aubign, verheiratete Madame Scarron, spter Marquise de Maintenon, genannt Madame de Maintenon .November in Niort April in Saint Cyr l cole , gilt als letzte Mtresse Ludwigs XIV von Frankreich, und war in morganatischer Ehe seine zweite Gemahlin. Chteau de Maintenon Comment venir Site gr par le Conseil Dpartemental d Eure et Loir Madame de Maintenon biographie courte, dates, citations Biographie courte de Madame de Maintenon Aristocrate franaise et pouse secrte de Louis XIV, Madame de Maintenon laisse l image d une femme sage et mystrieuse, qui aurait eu une grande influence sur le roi. Toutes les citations de Madame de Maintenon Evene Citations de Madame de Maintenon Retrouvez toutes les citations de Madame de Maintenon parmi des citations issues de discours de Madame de Maintenon, d articles, d extraits de livres et ouvrages de Madame de Maintenon. Franoise Athnas de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan Franoise Athnas de Rochechouart de Mortemart, Marquise of Montespan October May , better known as Madame de Montespan French madam d m t sp , was the most celebrated matresse en titre of King Louis XIV of France, by whom she had seven children. Born into one of the oldest noble families of France, the House of Rochechouart, Madame de Montespan was

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