Marquise de Maintenon

Definitions of Marquise de Maintenon

n French consort of Louis XIV who secretly married the king after the death of his first wife (1635-1719)

Francoise d'Aubigne, Madame de Maintenon, Maintenon
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the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
marchioness, marquise
a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess

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