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  • In 1534 Alessandro Farnese, who owed his elevation to his sister Giulia, one of Alexander VI.s mistresses, took the tiara with the title of Paul III.

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  • He kept various mistresses and was even prosecuted for unnatural vice, but his sons were equally dissolute.

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  • Each department is bound to maintain two primary training colleges, one for masters, the other for mistresses of primary schools.

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  • Through the mistresses Memon kept and shared with his men, Taran had learned of nothing but a desire for gold and magic waters.

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  • In later years the society of his mistresses seems to have been chiefly acceptable as a means to avoid business and petitioners, and in the case of the duchess of Portsmouth was the price paid for ease and the continuance of the French pensions.

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  • By his numerous mistresses he had a large illegitimate progeny.

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  • He now began to be regarded as the chief upholder of Protestantism in the ministry; he lost favour with Charles, and on Sunday, the 9th of September 1673, was dismissed from the chancellorship. Among the reasons for this dismissal is probably the fact that he opposed grants to the king's mistresses.

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  • There are two higher training colleges of primary instruction at Fontenay-aux-Roses and St Cloud for the training of mistresses and masters of training colleges and higher primary schools.

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  • Her personal charms were not potent enough to wean Charles away from the society of his mistresses, and in a few weeks after her arrival she became aware of her painful and humiliating position as the wife of the selfish and licentious king.

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  • The name Soubise appears again in the military history of France in the person of Charles De Rohan, Prince De Soubise (1715-1787), peer and marshal of France, the grandson of the princesse de Soubise, who is known to history as one of the mistresses of Louis XIV.

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  • She instructed her daughter to show a proper respect to her husband's grandfather, Louis XV., by behaving with politeness to his mistresses, in order that the alliance between the two courts might run no risk.

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  • Of his many mistresses the one for whom his passion lasted longest was a certain Vannozza (Giovanna) dei Cattani, born in 1442, and wife of three successive husbands.

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  • In order to dominate the Sacred College more completely he created twelve new cardinals, among them his own son Cesare, then only eighteen years old, and Alessandro Farnese, the brother of Giulia Bella, one of the pope's mistresses, creations which caused much scandal.

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  • He had many illegitimate sons and daughters by various mistresses.

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  • Women too had always a great influence over Francis - his sister, Marguerite d'Angouleme, and his mistresses.

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  • Whatever the number of these, he had only two titular mistresses - at the beginning of the reign Francoise de Chateaubriant, and from about 1526 to his death Anne de Pisseleu, whom he created duchesse d'Etampes and who entirely dominated him.

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  • The finances were squandered in gratifying the king's unbridled prodigality, and the treasury was drained by his luxurious habits, by the innumerable gifts and pensions he distributed among his mistresses and courtiers, by his war expenses and by his magnificent buildings.

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  • After her death he had various mistresses, including a niece of the Indian chief Hendrick, and Molly Brant, a sister of the famous, chief Joseph Brant.

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  • tastes between them, and the chief influence at court is to be found not in the queen but in the succession of avowed mistresses.

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  • little love, and when the death of the duke of Clarence's second infant daughter Elizabeth in 1821 made it pretty certain that Princess Victoria would eventually become queen, the duchess felt that the king might possibly obtain the support of his, ministersif he insisted that the future sovereign should be brought up under masters and mistresses designated by himself.

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  • Yet Mademoiselle de la Fayette and Madame d'Hautefort and others are said to have been his mistresses.

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  • It appears certain that they were brought to France, only much later, as a present to Mme de Pompadour, although the de Goncourts, the historians of the mistresses of Louis XV., have failed to trace any records of this event.

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  • St Charles's Roman Catholic College (for boys), near the north end of Ladbroke Grove, was founded by Cardinal Manning in 1863; the buildings are now used as a training centre for Catholic school mistresses.

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  • Surrounded by a crowd of slaves, mistresses and flatterers, he permitted his empire to be administered by unworthy favourites, while he squandered the money wrung from his provinces on costly buildings and expensive gifts to the churches of his metropolis.

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  • There is a British and Foreign School Society's training college for mistresses.

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  • In the heroic age the Gandharvas have become the heavenly minstrels plying their art at Indra's court, with the Apsaras as their wives or mistresses.

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  • They are generally arranged in groups, the most important of which are the Mahavidyas (great sciences), the 8 (or 9) Mataras (mothers) or Mahamataras (great mothers), consisting of the wives of the principal gods; the 8 Nayikas or mistresses; and different classes of sorceresses and ogresses, called Yoginis, Dakinis and Sakinis.

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  • There are a Nonconformist grammar school, a diocesan training college for mistresses, and other educational establishments.

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  • But soon we hear of the royal mistresses.

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  • Charles did not show himself and it was reported thathe had abdicated, but to allay the popular panic it was given out " that he was very cheerful that night at supper with his mistresses."

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  • Of his amours and mistresses the same shrewd observer of human character, who was also well acquainted with the king, declares " that his inclinations to love were the effects of health and a good constitution with as little mixture of the seraphic part as ever man had..

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  • Swift, who was intimate with him, speaks of him as "an arrant knave"; but the dean may have been disappointed at being unmentioned in Rivers's will, for he made a fierce comment on the earl's bequests to his mistresses and his neglect of his friends.

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  • Of his numerous mistresses the most notorious was Jane Shore.

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  • He is known to have painted portraits of two of the king's mistresses, Cecilia Gallerani and Lucrezia Crivelli.

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  • first of a series of publicly recognized mistresses; from 1723 to 1726 she directed foreign policy and internal affairs despite the kings majority, moved always more by a spirit of vengeance than by ambition.

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  • Fleurys inclination was not to misuse Frances traditional policy by exaggerating it, but to respect his sworn word; he dared not press his opinion, however, and yielded to the fiery impatience of young hot-heads like the two Belle-Isles, and of all those who, infatuated by Frederick II., felt sick of doing nothing at Versailles and were backed up by Louis XV.s bellicose mistresses.

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  • s former mistresses.

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  • He had a great weakness for female society, and kept several mistresses; one of them, the beautiful Rosa Vercellone, he created Countess Mirafiori e Fontanafredda and married morganatically in 1869; she bore him one son.

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  • Of so dissolute a life that, although married, he had children by several mistresses at the same time, he gave vent to all his passions with a ferocity that was bestial rather than human.

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  • She was small to make such demands, but he had learned from years of watching his mistresses plot that even a small woman was capable of great manipulation, deceit, and power.

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  • Through the mistresses Memon kept and shared with his men, Taran had learned of nothing but a desire for gold and magic waters.

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  • In Paris, James II was too preoccupied with his mistresses and other vices.

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  • With opportunistic good taste, one of the mistresses of the art has scored a triple whammy.

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  • He now began to be regarded as the chief upholder of Protestantism in the ministry; he lost favour with Charles, and on Sunday, the 9th of September 1673, was dismissed from the chancellorship. Among the reasons for this dismissal is probably the fact that he opposed grants to the king's mistresses.

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  • Each department is bound to maintain two primary training colleges, one for masters, the other for mistresses of primary schools.

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  • There are two higher training colleges of primary instruction at Fontenay-aux-Roses and St Cloud for the training of mistresses and masters of training colleges and higher primary schools.

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  • Her personal charms were not potent enough to wean Charles away from the society of his mistresses, and in a few weeks after her arrival she became aware of her painful and humiliating position as the wife of the selfish and licentious king.

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  • In 1534 Alessandro Farnese, who owed his elevation to his sister Giulia, one of Alexander VI.s mistresses, took the tiara with the title of Paul III.

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  • He kept various mistresses and was even prosecuted for unnatural vice, but his sons were equally dissolute.

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  • The name Soubise appears again in the military history of France in the person of Charles De Rohan, Prince De Soubise (1715-1787), peer and marshal of France, the grandson of the princesse de Soubise, who is known to history as one of the mistresses of Louis XIV.

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  • The kings after Alexander, with the exception of Demetrius Poliorcetes and Pyrrhus, are not found to have more than one legitimate wife at a time, although they show unstinted freedom in divorce and the number of their mistresses.

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  • She instructed her daughter to show a proper respect to her husband's grandfather, Louis XV., by behaving with politeness to his mistresses, in order that the alliance between the two courts might run no risk.

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  • His manners were agreeable and his appearance fascinating, but, like many other prelates of the day, his morals were far from blameless, his two dominant passions being greed of gold and love of women, and he was devotedly fond of the children whom his mistresses bore him.

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  • Of his many mistresses the one for whom his passion lasted longest was a certain Vannozza (Giovanna) dei Cattani, born in 1442, and wife of three successive husbands.

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  • In order to dominate the Sacred College more completely he created twelve new cardinals, among them his own son Cesare, then only eighteen years old, and Alessandro Farnese, the brother of Giulia Bella, one of the pope's mistresses, creations which caused much scandal.

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  • He had many illegitimate sons and daughters by various mistresses.

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  • Women too had always a great influence over Francis - his sister, Marguerite d'Angouleme, and his mistresses.

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  • Whatever the number of these, he had only two titular mistresses - at the beginning of the reign Francoise de Chateaubriant, and from about 1526 to his death Anne de Pisseleu, whom he created duchesse d'Etampes and who entirely dominated him.

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  • The finances were squandered in gratifying the king's unbridled prodigality, and the treasury was drained by his luxurious habits, by the innumerable gifts and pensions he distributed among his mistresses and courtiers, by his war expenses and by his magnificent buildings.

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  • After her death he had various mistresses, including a niece of the Indian chief Hendrick, and Molly Brant, a sister of the famous, chief Joseph Brant.

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  • tastes between them, and the chief influence at court is to be found not in the queen but in the succession of avowed mistresses.

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  • little love, and when the death of the duke of Clarence's second infant daughter Elizabeth in 1821 made it pretty certain that Princess Victoria would eventually become queen, the duchess felt that the king might possibly obtain the support of his, ministersif he insisted that the future sovereign should be brought up under masters and mistresses designated by himself.

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  • Yet Mademoiselle de la Fayette and Madame d'Hautefort and others are said to have been his mistresses.

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  • It appears certain that they were brought to France, only much later, as a present to Mme de Pompadour, although the de Goncourts, the historians of the mistresses of Louis XV., have failed to trace any records of this event.

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  • St Charles's Roman Catholic College (for boys), near the north end of Ladbroke Grove, was founded by Cardinal Manning in 1863; the buildings are now used as a training centre for Catholic school mistresses.

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  • Surrounded by a crowd of slaves, mistresses and flatterers, he permitted his empire to be administered by unworthy favourites, while he squandered the money wrung from his provinces on costly buildings and expensive gifts to the churches of his metropolis.

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  • There is a British and Foreign School Society's training college for mistresses.

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  • One of his other mistresses was Margaret Drummond (d.

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  • In the heroic age the Gandharvas have become the heavenly minstrels plying their art at Indra's court, with the Apsaras as their wives or mistresses.

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  • They are generally arranged in groups, the most important of which are the Mahavidyas (great sciences), the 8 (or 9) Mataras (mothers) or Mahamataras (great mothers), consisting of the wives of the principal gods; the 8 Nayikas or mistresses; and different classes of sorceresses and ogresses, called Yoginis, Dakinis and Sakinis.

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  • There are a Nonconformist grammar school, a diocesan training college for mistresses, and other educational establishments.

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  • But soon we hear of the royal mistresses.

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  • Charles did not show himself and it was reported thathe had abdicated, but to allay the popular panic it was given out " that he was very cheerful that night at supper with his mistresses."

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  • Of his amours and mistresses the same shrewd observer of human character, who was also well acquainted with the king, declares " that his inclinations to love were the effects of health and a good constitution with as little mixture of the seraphic part as ever man had..

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  • In later years the society of his mistresses seems to have been chiefly acceptable as a means to avoid business and petitioners, and in the case of the duchess of Portsmouth was the price paid for ease and the continuance of the French pensions.

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  • By his numerous mistresses he had a large illegitimate progeny.

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  • Swift, who was intimate with him, speaks of him as "an arrant knave"; but the dean may have been disappointed at being unmentioned in Rivers's will, for he made a fierce comment on the earl's bequests to his mistresses and his neglect of his friends.

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  • Of his numerous mistresses the most notorious was Jane Shore.

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  • He is known to have painted portraits of two of the king's mistresses, Cecilia Gallerani and Lucrezia Crivelli.

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  • Ptolemy had many brilliant mistresses, and his court, magnificent and dissolute, intellectual and artificial, has been justly compared with the Versailles of Louis XIV.

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  • first of a series of publicly recognized mistresses; from 1723 to 1726 she directed foreign policy and internal affairs despite the kings majority, moved always more by a spirit of vengeance than by ambition.

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  • Fleurys inclination was not to misuse Frances traditional policy by exaggerating it, but to respect his sworn word; he dared not press his opinion, however, and yielded to the fiery impatience of young hot-heads like the two Belle-Isles, and of all those who, infatuated by Frederick II., felt sick of doing nothing at Versailles and were backed up by Louis XV.s bellicose mistresses.

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  • s former mistresses.

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  • He had a great weakness for female society, and kept several mistresses; one of them, the beautiful Rosa Vercellone, he created Countess Mirafiori e Fontanafredda and married morganatically in 1869; she bore him one son.

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  • Of so dissolute a life that, although married, he had children by several mistresses at the same time, he gave vent to all his passions with a ferocity that was bestial rather than human.

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  • Louis XIV was a very proud and self-confident man; he had such and such mistresses and such and such ministers and he ruled France badly.

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  • And they had such and such favorites and such and such mistresses.

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  • Is the ferment of the peoples of the west at the end of the eighteenth century and their drive eastward explained by the activity of Louis XIV, XV, and XVI, their mistresses and ministers, and by the lives of Napoleon, Rousseau, Diderot, Beaumarchais, and others?

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  • In Paris, James II was too preoccupied with his mistresses and other vices.

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  • With opportunistic good taste, one of the mistresses of the art has scored a triple whammy.

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  • So, as of yet, there are what…13 or 14 mistresses?

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  • Not unlike the mistresses of Tiger Woods, McGee says she has text messages to prove the affair.

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  • He earned no fans, however, when rumored marital infidelity unraveled into a full-blown sex scandal involving a string of mistresses in late 2009.

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  • Ptolemy had many brilliant mistresses, and his court, magnificent and dissolute, intellectual and artificial, has been justly compared with the Versailles of Louis XIV.

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