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People/Characters: Marie-Adelaide of Savoy

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First Lady of Versailles: Marie Adelaide of Savoy, Dauphine of France by Lucy Norton
Princesse of Versailles: The Life of Marie Adelaide of Savoy by Charles W. Elliott
A rose of Savoy; Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, duchesse de Bourgogne, mother of Louis XV by H. Noel Williams
The Sun King by Nancy Mitford
Versailles Memoirs : The Correspondence of Madame, Princess Palatine; Marie-Adelaide De Savoie; Madame De Maintenon by Princess Palatine; Marie-Adelaide De Savoie; Madam

Character description

Marie-Adélaïde of Savoy (1685-1712) was married at age 12 to the eldest grandson of King Louis XIV, the duc de Bourgogne (Burgundy). She captivated the king and enlivened Versailles with her charm, wit and beauty. She and her husband died in a measles epidemic, leaving behind a child who would become Louis XV.

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