Château de Louveciennes

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The Château de Louveciennes is a small Château in the toun o Louveciennes in the Yvelines département o Fraunce. It wis constructit in the ring o Louis XIV an later gien tae Louise Françoise de Bourbon, the auldest legitimised dochter o Louis XIV an his mistress Madame de Montespan.

At her daith in 1743 it wis gien tae her dochter Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon, Princess o Conti (who introduced Madame de Pompadour tae the coort o Louis XV) tHe biggin would later revert back tae the croun o Fraunce tae then become the property o Louis Jean Marie de Bourbon, Duke o Penthièvre (anither descendant o Louis XIV an Madame de Montespan) It wis also uised bi Madame du Barry wha redecoratit the biggin with the assistance o architect Ange Jacques Gabriel. It wis cried the Château de Madame du Barry till the French Revolution. The prince de Lamballe died here in 1768