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 Antoinette's ladies-in-waiting 
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- Gabrielle de Polignac
- Princesse de Lamballe
- Marquise de Tourzel
- Madame Campan
- Princesse de Tarente

Did Marie Antoinette had more ladies-in-waiting?

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Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:30 pm
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Madame de Guemenee? Madame Campan was not really a lady-in-waiting, like the great princesses. She was kind of a glorified femme de chambre.

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Sat Oct 07, 2006 1:05 pm
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And how could I forget Madame de la Tour du Pin.....

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Sat Oct 07, 2006 1:20 pm
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With Marie's charm and elegance, I'm sure she had many lades in waiting! :D


Sat Oct 07, 2006 1:48 pm
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Yes, and also it was an old tradition to take ladies from the high nobility into the service of the queen.

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Many noble women were upset that Marie would be friends with aristocrats and women who they considered, "Of low rank"

Then again, Marie didn't care for she never looked at the person's wealth or wisdom but mostly of thier heart. :D


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Can we speak about Louise de Polastron?

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I can't find if Louise had a place at court or not, although her husband did.

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Marie-Antoinette even wanted to have Robe Bertin among her ladies for dressing her. But those aristocrats refused to see this "nothing" with them, and Antoinette could not... Nevertheless, she went on receiving her dear modist in her meridienne, since she was not allowed the bedroom, and, once in Trianon, she took her for dressing, as she wanted !

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Pimprenelle wrote :

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Nevertheless, she went on receiving her dear modist in her meridienne


And even this reception of Bertin in the Méridienne has generated a scandal... Rose bertin had to normally just meet the "Dame d'Atours": this one was not consulted when Bertin was going to see Marie-Antoinette, Thus there were complaints against Bertin and her visits in the Méridienne :wink:

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Therese wrote:
I can't find if Louise had a place at court or not, although her husband did.


I have read that she had a place at the "Polignac Society", where Charles X met her.

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Therese wrote:
And how could I forget Madame de la Tour du Pin.....


Do you know her date of death?

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Victoire-Adélaïde wrote:
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I can't find if Louise had a place at court or not, although her husband did.


I have read that she had a place at the "Polignac Society", where Charles X met her.


Yes, but she did not have an "office" at court, such as in the queen's household.

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Victoire-Adélaïde wrote:
Therese wrote:
And how could I forget Madame de la Tour du Pin.....


Do you know her date of death?


1853 on her dairy farm near Albany, New York.

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Thank you, dear Therese, for this information.

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