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a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess
permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.
French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)
French noblewoman who was mistress to Louis XIV until he became attracted to Madame de Maintenon (1641-1707)
French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764)
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