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Madame Adelaide Of France

Born in 1732, Marie-Adélaïde, was the sixth child of King Louis XV and his Queen, Marie Leszczynska. In only six years. Poor Marie! The King, who liked to give his daughter nicknames, called Adelaide Loque, which means Rags. Although beautiful, the princess wasn’t very interested in her appearance, and she often looked shabby and unkempt.

Louis XV And His Daughters

Madame Campan remembers: Louis XV saw very little of his family. He came every morning by a private staircase into the apartment of Madame Adelaide. He often brought and drank there coffee that he had made himself. Madame Adelaide pulled a bell which apprised Madame Victoire of the King’s visit; Madame Victoire, on rising to