Montespan


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Montespan

(French mɔ̃tɛspɑ̃)
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(Biography) Marquise de, title of Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart. 1641–1707, French noblewoman; mistress of Louis XIV of France
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Noun1.Montespan - French noblewoman who was mistress to Louis XIV until he became attracted to Madame de Maintenon (1641-1707)Montespan - French noblewoman who was mistress to Louis XIV until he became attracted to Madame de Maintenon (1641-1707)
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With Mademoiselle de Tonnay-Charente, now Madame de Montespan," replied Aramis.
The king alighted; Madame de Montespan followed his example.
They then saw, without being seen, the pale face of La Valliere, who, neglected in her carriage, at first looked on, with a melancholy heart, from the door, and then, carried away by jealousy, advanced into the chapel, whence, leaning against a pillar, she contemplated the king smiling and making signs to Madame de Montespan to approach, as there was nothing to be afraid of.
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King Louis XIV had at least 20 mistresses The French monarch was noted for his mistresses - most notable being Madame de Montespan.
King Louis XIV had at least 20 mistresses The French monarch was noted for his mistresses - the most notable being Madame de Montespan.
Versailles BBC2, 9pm In the series finale, Louis XIV learns the names of the nobles who purchased the poisons, but a last fatal batch reaches the palace and humiliated Madame de Montespan has a plan for it.
Madame de Montespan (Anna Brewster) is being quizzed about some debts - a new carriage, a locket, some wine, and other luxuries.
Back at the palace, Mme Montespan (Amanda Brewster) believes that one of her friends also has feelings for the King.
VERSAILLES Friday, BBC2, 9pm THE king's bad example is blamed by the Catholic clergy for the nobility's immorality as his adultery with Madame de Montespan troubles his queen and zealous Father Pascal.
Philippe returns from war a changed man, while the base appetites of dissident duke Cassel must be pandered to by Madame de Montespan as Louis prepares for a lavish celebration in the palace gardens.