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Main·te·non(măN′tə-nôN′, măNt-nôN′), Marquise de Title of Françoise d'Aubigné. 1635-1719.
French consort of Louis XIV. The widow of French writer Paul Scarron, she secretly married the king (c. 1685) after the death of his first wife.
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(Biography) Marquise de, title of Françoise d'Aubigné. 1635–1719, the mistress and, from about 1685, second wife of Louis XIV
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Marquise de (Françoise d'Aubigné), 1635–1719, second wife of Louis XIV.
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|Noun||1.||Maintenon - French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)|
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