Adrienne de La Fayette

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Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles, Marquise de La Fayette (2 November 1759 – 24 December 1807), was a French marchioness.wikipedia
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Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette

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She was the daughter of Jean de Noailles and Henriette Anne Louise d'Aguesseau, and married Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette.
The young Lafayette, aged 14, seemed a good match for his 12-year-old daughter, Marie Adrienne Françoise, and the duc spoke to the boy's guardian (Lafayette's uncle, the new comte) to negotiate a deal.

Georges Washington de La Fayette

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They had four children: Henriette (1776–1778), Anastasie Louise Pauline du Motier (1777–1863), Georges Washington Louis Gilbert du Motier, (1779–1849), and Marie Antoinette Virginie du Motier (1782–1849) She was a great-granddaughter of Françoise Charlotte d'Aubigné, niece of Madame de Maintenon.
Georges Washington Louis Gilbert de La Fayette (1779–1849) was the son of Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, the French officer and hero of the American Revolution, and Adrienne de La Fayette.

Françoise Charlotte d'Aubigné

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They had four children: Henriette (1776–1778), Anastasie Louise Pauline du Motier (1777–1863), Georges Washington Louis Gilbert du Motier, (1779–1849), and Marie Antoinette Virginie du Motier (1782–1849) She was a great-granddaughter of Françoise Charlotte d'Aubigné, niece of Madame de Maintenon.
Others include Adrienne de Noailles, wife of the famous marquis de Lafayette; Philippe, King of the Belgians also descended maternally from Françoise Charlotte.

Château de Chavaniac

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Adrienne went with Lafayette to Chavaniac, in October 1791, after he lost the mayoral election.
He was married in 1774 to Adrienne de Noailles.

Madame de Tessé

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They recuperated at Lehmkuhlen, Holstein near her sister Madame de Montagu, and aunt Madame de Tessé.
She was daughter of Louis, 4th duc de Noailles, sister of the 5th duc de Noailles and aunt of Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles, held a salon and corresponded with Thomas Jefferson in the early 19th century.

Jean de Noailles

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She was the daughter of Jean de Noailles and Henriette Anne Louise d'Aguesseau, and married Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette.

James Monroe

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She was released on 22 January 1795, due to the efforts of Gouverneur Morris, James Monroe, and Elizabeth Monroe, who visited Adrienne in jail.
He also used his influence to win the release of Thomas Paine and Adrienne de La Fayette, the wife of the Marquis de Lafayette.

Elizabeth Monroe

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She was released on 22 January 1795, due to the efforts of Gouverneur Morris, James Monroe, and Elizabeth Monroe, who visited Adrienne in jail.
In Paris, as wife of the American Minister during the Reign of Terror, she helped secure the release of Madame La Fayette, wife of the Marquis de Lafayette, when she learned of her imprisonment and threatened death by guillotine.

Henriette Anne Louise d'Aguesseau

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She was the daughter of Jean de Noailles and Henriette Anne Louise d'Aguesseau, and married Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette.
She disapproved of the arranged marriage of her daughter Adrienne with Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, in view of their youth.

Château de la Grange-Bléneau

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Adrienne was active recovering properties in France, including from her mother's estate, La Grange.
Ownership passed from Henriette d'Aguesseau to her daughter Adrienne de La Fayette.

House of La Fayette

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Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette married Marie Adrienne Françoise de Noailles (2 November 1759 – 24 December 1807), the daughter of Jean-Paul-François, 5th duc de Noailles, and Henriette Anne Louise d'Aguesseau.

Picpus Cemetery

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She was active with Mme de Montagu in raising funds to build memorials at the Picpus Cemetery.
He is buried next to his wife, Adrienne de La Fayette, whose sister, mother and grandmother were among those beheaded and thrown into the common pit.

Juste-Charles de Fay de La Tour-Maubourg

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At Mme de Tessé's Witmold, Anastasie married, Juste-Charles de la Tour-Maubourg, younger brother of another Olmütz detainee Charles César de Fay de La Tour-Maubourg, and Marie Victor de Fay, marquis de Latour-Maubourg.
She was the daughter of Marquis de Lafayette, and Adrienne de La Fayette.

Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon

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They had four children: Henriette (1776–1778), Anastasie Louise Pauline du Motier (1777–1863), Georges Washington Louis Gilbert du Motier, (1779–1849), and Marie Antoinette Virginie du Motier (1782–1849) She was a great-granddaughter of Françoise Charlotte d'Aubigné, niece of Madame de Maintenon.

Arranged marriage

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Adrienne was born and bred in the Hôtel de Noailles, the family residence in Paris, where was also celebrated, on 11 April 1774, her arranged marriage with Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette.

Livre tournois

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The orphan Lafayette had inherited large estates that yielded an annual income of 150,000 livres ($1.5 million).

Emmanuel Marie Louis de Noailles

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Lafayette went to visit his uncle, Emmanuel Marie Louis de Noailles, Ambassador to England.

George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville

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During a ball at Lord George Germain's, he met Lord Rawdon, met Sir Henry Clinton at the Opera, and met Lord Shelburne for breakfast.

Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings

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During a ball at Lord George Germain's, he met Lord Rawdon, met Sir Henry Clinton at the Opera, and met Lord Shelburne for breakfast.

Henry Clinton (British Army officer, born 1730)

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During a ball at Lord George Germain's, he met Lord Rawdon, met Sir Henry Clinton at the Opera, and met Lord Shelburne for breakfast.

William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne

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During a ball at Lord George Germain's, he met Lord Rawdon, met Sir Henry Clinton at the Opera, and met Lord Shelburne for breakfast.

Voltaire

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In 1778, Adrienne is reported to have met Voltaire at the home of the duc de Choiseul: "I wish, to make my obeisance to the wife of the hero of the New World. May I live long enough to salute in him the liberator of the Old."

Étienne François, duc de Choiseul

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In 1778, Adrienne is reported to have met Voltaire at the home of the duc de Choiseul: "I wish, to make my obeisance to the wife of the hero of the New World. May I live long enough to salute in him the liberator of the Old."