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Madame de Genlis

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Madame de Genlis
Coontess o Genlis
Madame de Genlis bi Lemoine.
Full name
Stéphanie Félicité du Crest
Born25 January 1746
Château de Champcery, Fraunce
Dee'd31 December 1830 (aged 84)
Paris, Fraunce
BuiriedPère Lachaise Seemetry, Paris, Fraunce
Spoose(s)Charles Alexis Brûlart, Coont o Genlis
ThriftNoblewoman, writer, educator

Madame de Genlis (Stéphanie Félicité; 25 Januar 1746 – 31 December 1830) wis a French noblewoman, writer, harpist an educator. In 1758, in Paris, her skill as a harpist an her vivacious wit speedily attracted admiration. At the age o sixteen she wis mairit tae Charles Alexis Brûlart, Coont o Genlis (afterwards Marquis o Sillery) she wis an also a niece o Madame de Montesson (the morganatic wife o Louis Philippe d'Orléans, Duke o Orléans) bi 1772 she wis a lady-in-waiting tae The Duchess o Chartres, an haed apartments at the Palais Royal in Paris. Despite haein a short-lived affair wi The Duke o Chartres, bi who she haed at least ane bairn. She wad later be the governess o the bairn o the Duke an Duchess o Chartres (includin the future Louis Philippe I an Mademoiselle d'Orléans. During The Terror o the French Revolution she fled tae Ingland an during the reign o Keeng Louis Philippe I she wis made the governess o his bairn. She died in Paris aged 84. She wis buried at the Père Lachaise Seemetry.

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