Du Barry

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Du Bar·ry

 (do͞o băr′ē, dyo͞o-, dü bä-rē′), Comtesse. Title of Marie Jeanne Bécu. 1743-1793.
French courtier and influential mistress of Louis XV. She was guillotined after being found guilty of crimes against the state by a Revolutionary tribunal.
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du Barry

(djuː ˈbærɪ; French dy bari)
(Biography) Comtesse (kɔ̃tɛs), original name Marie Jeanne Bécu. ?1743–93, mistress of Louis XV, guillotined in the French Revolution
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Du Bar•ry

(du ˈbær i, dyu)
Comtesse (Marie Jeanne Bécu), 1746–93, mistress of Louis XV.
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Noun1.Du Barry - courtier and influential mistress of Louis XV who was guillotined during the French Revolution (1743-1793)Du Barry - courtier and influential mistress of Louis XV who was guillotined during the French Revolution (1743-1793)
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I have heard him with my own ears praying for the repose of the soul of the Countess du Barry! Colia heard it too.
Even if I did cross myself, and pray for the repose of the soul of the Comtesse du Barry, what does it matter?
If you had listened to what I was saying, you would have heard that I did not only pray for the Comtesse du Barry. I said, 'Oh Lord!
du Barry; I hoped everything from the favor shown me by Louis XV.; I trusted in her.
On Thursday the duo beat 89 rivalsto take the title ahead of Nicole Pavitt on Gemmarco 16 and on Friday, they beat 75 rivals to the title with Allan Clutterbuck and Urlevent Du Barry in second place.
Shady Ladies Tours presents a four-day tour of Parisian art, architecture, and culture, with the backdrop of famous seductresses Like royal mistresses Madame de Pompadour and Madame du Barry, and courtesans like the Lady of the Camellias.
With which French king were Mme de Pompadour and Mme Du Barry associated?
Madame du Barry, the Duke of Aumont, and the Duchess of Mazarin filled entire rooms with his pieces.
The august neoclassical villa, inspired by the Pavilion de Musique de la comtesse du Barry at the Chateau de Louveciennes just outside of Paris, is set behind a stone balustrade on a nearly half-acre parcel that borders the Wilshire Country Club.
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