Kéroualle, Louise Renée de

Kéroualle, Louise Renée de:

see Portsmouth, Louise Renée de Kéroualle, duchess ofPortsmouth, Louise Renée de Kéroualle, duchess of
, 1649–1734, French mistress of Charles II of England. She exerted a powerful influence over the king in favor of France—and to her own advantage—from 1671 until his death in 1685.
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