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1) Montpensier, Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans, duchesse de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French princess, called Mademoiselle and La Grande Mademoiselle; daughter of Gaston d'Orleans, the brother of Louis XIII. She took an active part on the rebel side...

2) Lauzun, Antonin Nompar de Caumont, duc de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French courtier and soldier. Mlle de Montpensier sought him in marriage; the king consented to the match but forbade it three days later (1670). Shortly afterward...

3) Orleans, Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French revolutionist; great-grandson of Philippe II, duc d'Orleans (see Orleans, family) and great-great-great-grandson of King Louis XIII. First duke of Montpensier...

4) Isabella II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Isabella II, 1830-1904, queen of Spain (1833-68), daughter of Ferdinand VII and of Maria Christina. Her uncle, Don Carlos, contested her succession under the Salic...

5) Orleans, Gaston, duc d'. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...King Henry IV and Marie de' Medici, younger brother of Louis XIII. He took part in many of the conspiracies of the great nobles against Louis XIII's minister, Cardinal...

6) Rambouillet, Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...She retired from court life in 1608 and began to receive at her house the intellectuals of Paris. Her literary salon was the first of the kind, and her example was...

7) Fronde. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...King Louis XIV, caused by the efforts of the Parlement of Paris (the chief judiciary body) to limit the growing authority of the crown; by the personal ambitions...

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