Tencin, Madame de (16811749)

Tencin, Madame de, a French writer of romances, a woman of clever wit and of personal charms, who abandoned a religious life and, coming to Paris in 1714, immersed herself in the political and fashionable life of the city; was not too careful of her morals, and ranked among her lovers the Regent, Fontenelle, and Cardinal Dubois; used her influence against the Jansenists; more circumspect in later life she presided over a fashionable salon; was the mother of D'Alembert (16811749).

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

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Tellurium
Temesvar
Tempe, Vale of
Templars
Temple, Frederick
Temple, Sir William
Temple, The
Temple Bar
Tenasserim
Tenby
Tencin, Madame de
Tendon Achilles
Tenedos
Tenerife
Teniers, David
Tennant, William
Tennemann, W. Gottlieb
Tennessee
Tenniel, John
Tennyson, Alfred, Lord
Tenterden

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