Monday, February 14, 2011

Madame de Polignac's Lover?

Gareth Russell explores the matter of the Comte de Vaudreuil. More on Gabrielle, HERE.

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2 comments:

Matterhorn said...

Was Madame de Polignac particularly devout? I remember you discussed how the Queen grew in her faith, but what about her friends?

elena maria vidal said...

I don't think she was particularly devout although she was by no means hostile to the Faith. She was a Freemason like Madame de Lamballe. They saw the ladies' lodges as ways to help the poor.