Grignan, Françoise Marguerite de Sévigné, countess de


Grignan, Françoise Marguerite de Sévigné, countess de
(1646-1705)
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   Born in Paris, Françoise Marguerite de Sévigné, countess de Grignan, maintained, with her mother, Marie du Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de sÉviGNÉ,a famous correspondence (Lettres de la comtesse Grignan à la marquise de Sévigné) that reveals much of the life and mores of their period. The countess de Grignan began this correspondence after her husband, was appointed lieutenant general of Provence.

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

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  • Françoise-Marguerite de Sévigné — Infobox Person name = Françoise Marguerite de Sévigné, Comtesse de Grignan image size = thumb|200px caption = Portrait of the Countess of Grignan by Pierre Mignard (1610 1695) birth date = October 10, 1646 birth place = Paris, France death date …   Wikipedia


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