Marie de Hautefort

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Marie d'Hautefort

Marie de Hautefort (1616 - 1691), was a French noble and lady-in-waiting, the royal favorite of king Louis XIII of France. From 1630 until 1639, she was the trusted friend and confidante of Louis XIII and acted as his political adviser, but they did not have a sexual relationship and she was thereby a favorite rather than a royal mistress.



  • Jacques Magne, Marie de Hautefort, le grand amour de Louis XIII, éditions Perrin, 2000 (ISBN 2262016348)
  • Victor Cousin, Mme de Hautefort et Mme de Chevreuse, vol. 1, Paris, Ed. Didier, 1856