• Louis-Armand de Bourbon, Prince de Conti

    Louis-Armand was born in Paris on 4 April in 1661 to Armand de Bourbon and his wife Anne-Marie Martinozzi, and thus a Prince du Sang.   His papa, Armand de Bourbon, was the brother of the famous Grand Condé and both brothers mingled in the Fronde. The regain his favour with the King, Armand married Anne-Marie Martinozzi, a niece of Cardinal…

  • Dangeau’s Diary, November 1684

    4th. — Three new actresses were chosen for the King’s company and the Dauphine gave them an admonition to behave well for the future. 5th. — A play was performed in the evening. It was Mithridates, which the King had chosen, as his favourite play. The Princesse de Conti (Marie Anne de Bourbon, daughter of Louis XIV and Louise de la…

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