Lamotte, Countess de

Lamotte, Countess de, born at Fontelle, in Aube, who came up to Paris a shifty adventuress and played a chief part in the notorious affair of the Diamond Necklace (q.v.), which involved so many high people in France in deep disgrace (1756-1791). See Carlyle's “Miscellanies.”

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

La Mettrie * Lanark
Lamb, Charles
Lamballe, Princesse de
Lambert, Johann Heinrich
Lambert, John
Lambeth
Lamennais, Félicité, Robert de
Lamentations, Book of
Lammas Day
Lammermoors
La Mettrie
Lamotte, Countess de
Lanark
Lanarkshire
Lancashire
Lancaster
Lancaster, Joseph
Lancelot of the Lake
Land League
Landaman
Lander, Richard
Landes