Francoise d'Aubigne


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Noun1.Francoise d'Aubigne - French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)Francoise d'Aubigne - French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)
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The previously impoverished Francoise d'Aubigne (1635-1719) was born in a debtors' prison, but thanks to good fortune and donations from the king, she rose to purchase the Maintenon estate and become arguably the most influential woman in his life.
Francoise d'Aubigne, Marquise de Maintenon, gives the Marquis de Montchevreuil, who is charged with raising the Duc de Maine (the illegitimate son of Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan), instructions on taking the duke to thermal baths, feeding him, and how long he should sleep.

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