People/Characters: Charles-Paris d'Orléans, duc de Longueville

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The Ivory Mischief by Arthur Meeker Jr.
The youth of Madame de Longueville,: Or New revelations of court and convent in the seventeenth century by Victor Cousin

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Charles-Paris d'Orléans, duc de Longueville and Saint-Pol (1649-1672), a member of one of the princely families of France, served as a commander in the French Army from the age of 18. His mother the famous duchesse de Longueville is said to have named his birthplace, the city of Paris, as his godmother when she was deeply involved in the French civil wars known as the Fronde. He was also said to have been the biological son of her lover, the writer La Rochefoucauld. At the time of his death, he was a candidate for the vacant throne of Poland.

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