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Françoise-Louise de La Baume Le Blanc, duchesse de La Vallière (1644 - 1710)
For a biography see http://www.univ-rouen.fr/flaubert/bovary/bovary... (in French)
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For a fictional account of Louise & and the court of the Sun King, read is "Twenty Years After" by Alexandre Dumas and "The Man in the Iron Mask, or Ten Years Later" - the sequels to "The Three Musketeers".
Louise Françoise de la Vallière (August 6, 1644 – June 7, 1710) was mistress to Louis XIV of France from 1661 to 1667.
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.