[mon-tuh-span; French mawn-tes-pahn]
- Marquise deFrançoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart, 1641–1707, mistress of Louis XIV of France.
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I had also been told that, in society, she referred to me as "the Montespan woman."The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete
Madame La Marquise De Montespan
Montespan was the cause of the King's love for old Maintenon.
When Montespan was in power, at least there was nothing of this sort.
He adhered to his veto on the communication of the Montespan documents to the Chambre.
In 1678 Montespan had to return for a short time to Paris on account of a lawsuit.
- Marquise de, title of Françoise Athénaïs de Rochechouart. 1641–1707, French noblewoman; mistress of Louis XIV of France
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