Madame de Genlis

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Madame de Genlis
Coontess o Genlis
Madame de Genlis by Lemoine.jpg
Madame de Genlis bi Lemoine.
Full name
Stéphanie Félicité du Crest
Born 25 January 1746
Château de Champcery, Fraunce
Dee'd 31 December 1830 (aged 84)
Paris, Fraunce
Buiried Père Lachaise Seemetry, Paris, Fraunce
Spoose(s) Charles Alexis Brûlart, Coont o Genlis
Thrift Noblewoman, 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 aa 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 an aa later be the governess o the childer 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 childer. She died in Paris aged 84. She wis buried at the Père Lachaise Seemetry.

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