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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

La Vallière, Duchesse de

A fascinating woman, born at Tours, who became the mistress of Louis XIV.; supplanted by another, she became a Carmelite nun in 1674 in the Carmelite nunnery in Paris, and continued doing penance there as would seem till her death (1644-1710).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'La Vallière, Duchesse de'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/l/la-vallire-duchesse-de.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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