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.
A pint of champagne was even prescribed to Madame de Montespan, the mistress of Louis XIV during childbirth to produce a male heir.
Such is the case for one of the central elements of the traditional Isis narrative: that this opera was understood as tacit criticism of Louis XIV's amours and the character of Io was identified with Mme de Ludres, while Mme de Montespan was seen in jealous Juno.
Madame de Montespan finds a way to hurt a former friend in the king's prim companion Francois de Maintenon, while Philippe returns a war hero, accompanied by his brother-in-arms Guillaume, who is rewarded by the king for his bravery in battle.
Louis welcomes a defeated royal relative to the palace, and Madame de Montespan finds how to hurt a former friend.
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Parece haber unanimidad en que la danza circular ya era conocida en el Paleolitico como hallamos en las ceremonias y los rituales de la caverna de Montespan y en otras de toda Europa, Africa, Asia, Melanesia, Australia, los indios californianos, etc.
King Louis XIV had at least 20 mistresses The French monarch was noted for his mistresses - the most notable being Madame de Montespan. As a result of his colourful love life, Louis fathered 12 illegitimate children, in addition to the six born to him by his first wife, Maria Theresa of Spain.
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.