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WCW: Marquise de Pompadour | Frock Flicks
Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise of Pompadour (1721-64) started life as the illegitimate daughter of a well-to-do Frenchman, married her guardian’s nephew, started attending salons, met King Louis XV and became his official “maitresse en titre” (titled mistress). She was a patron of the arts and architecture, and when her relationship with Louis ended she stayed... Read more →