Events

This page lists events that can potentially be included in the novel, be they events from la Maupin's life, historical or fictional/hypothetical events. So far, there is no specific flag for historical vs fictional events. There are major and minor events.

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Several sources indicate that the opera "Persée" was performed in the Grand Manège...

Feb 01, 1688
Feb 01, 1688-May 01, 1688

3 months to tire of and dispose of M. Maupin

May 01, 1687-Aug 01, 1688
May 01, 1688-Aug 01, 1688

3 Months with Serannes in Paris

Aug 01, 1688-Nov 01, 1688

3 months Singing and fencing in Marseille

Nov 01, 1688-Apr 01, 1689

6 Month opera career in Marseille

Apr 01, 1689-Apr 15, 1689

La Maupin becomes enamored of la Marseillaise

Apr 15, 1689-Apr 30, 1689

1 month in the convent

Apr 01, 1689-Jul 31, 1689

This event subsumes the last few weeks of la Maupin's singing career in Marseilles, ...

May 01, 1689-Jul 31, 1689

3 months between the fire and the break-up

Aug 01, 1689-Oct 01, 1689

La Maupin is on the run from the law. She may have a couple of violent encounters. Ends...

Oct 01, 1689-Feb 28, 1690

6 months training with Marechal

Mar 01, 1690-May 31, 1690

It's  short ride from Poiters to Villeperdue, so la Maupin meets d'Albert almost...

May 01, 1689-Aug 01, 1690

From fleeing with Sérannes until she is cleared and returns to Paris.

Jun 01, 1690-Aug 01, 1690

2 months on the road to meet Thévenard in Rouen, make their plans and head for...

Aug 01, 1690-Sep 30, 1690

2 months to obtain pardon and make the contacts to join the opera

Oct 01, 1690-Nov 30, 1690

Debut = Join + 2 months (per Clayton)

Dec 01, 1690-Dec 31, 1690

La Maupin made her debut as Pallas in Cadmus et Hermoine in December, 1690. According...

Dec 01, 1690-Feb 01, 1691

Dumesnil insulted la Maupin. She challenge him in the Pace de Victoires and when he ...

May 25, 1692-Jun 30, 1692
Aug 03, 1692
Sep 11, 1693
Nov 17, 1694-Dec 06, 1694

From Memoirs of the court of France from ... 1684 to ... 1720, tr. from the diary of...

Jul 02, 1695-Sep 01, 1695
Oct 18, 1695

Les Saisons premiered in October 1695, and was reprised in February 1700, according ...

Oct 01, 1690-Nov 01, 1695

From a few months before her debut until the month after Les Saisons opens.

Oct 18, 1695-Mar 01, 1696

The ball must have occurred some time between October 1695, her last appearance that...

Jan 01, 1697

Gabriel Nicolas de la Reynie was the first Lieutenant-General of Police in Paris, and...

Mar 01, 1697-Jul 01, 1698

According to Jean-Philippe van Aelbrouck:

The presence of Mlle. Maupin in Brussels ...

Aug 01, 1698-Oct 01, 1698
Nov 01, 1695-Nov 01, 1698

Rogers and others indicate that she was absent from Paris for 3 years after the Ball....

Jan 01, 1699-Feb 28, 1699

Gabriel Letainturier-Fradin says that their falling out was soon after la Maupin returned...

Nov 01, 1698-May 01, 1699

The Baron Servan was hanging out in the green room at the opera and insulted a number...

In late July or early August, d'Albert and the comte d'Uzès fight a duel with...

M. Barbézieux, brother of Count d'Uzes, went looking for them to decide to return...

On August 29, 1700, the King strips d'Albert of command of his regiment of dragoons ...

At about 9:00PM on September 6, 1700, la Maupin got into a heated argument with her ...

Dec 01, 1700

D'Albert surrenders and is thrown in the Conciergerie.

The trial took place in the early months of 1701.

The Marquise Florensac, having been exiled due to the attentions of the Daupin, returned...

On May 25, Count d'Uzes was discharged from prison, but the King had not yet forgiven...

Parfaict gives a different cast list for the prologue, showing la Maupin in the role...

Jun 01, 1701-Dec 31, 1701

According to Gabriel Letainturier-Fradin:

Dans le courant de cette année 1701,...

Jul 01, 1701-Dec 31, 1701

Her affair with chevalier de Bouillon appears to be late in 1701.

It is interesting ...

Mme. Auroy1, the bookseller, complains to Rene d'Argenson, the 2nd Lieutenant-General...

Jul 07, 1702

From Le Mercure Galant:

On Monday, July 7th. 1702, after a wolf hunt in the forest ...

Dec 29, 1702

Finally, the king gave orders to M. de Pontchartrain to write to Paris to release Count...

May 01, 1702-Dec 31, 1702

This should happen after de Mailly is arrested, but before the end of 1702, probably...

It was after the release of d'Albert that la Maupin threatened the Duchess de Luxembourg:...

According to Pierre Louys:

Après les formalités du privilège (1er...

Jul 01, 1701-Mar 31, 1703

Apparently M. Maupin died within a year or two of reuniting with la Maupin.

Gilbert ...

Aug 01, 1700-Apr 01, 1703

The period between the duel over Mme. de Luxembourg and d'Albert's departure to Brussels....

Apr 02, 1703

After a few months in Paris, d'Albert  went with Villars to Brussells and the court...

Apr 03, 1703-May 31, 1703

La Maupin, perhaps with the ghost-writing of Benserade, writes a poetic love letter ...

Cadmus et Hermione was revived yet again in 1703, but this time, unlike 1790 and 1791,...

Not long after returning to Paris as the Elector's messenger, d'Albert took up with ...

According to Émile Faure, in "Grands seigneurs et comédiennes. Premiere...

May 01, 1702-Oct 25, 1704

Hypothetical encounters with Baltazar, starting with the dust-up between Mme Auroy and...

Oct 25, 1704

From "Intermediary", dated August 10, 1870 and December 25, 1873:

Au registre des décès...

May 26, 1705

This is la Maupin's last role.

Nov 01, 1698-Jun 30, 1705

La Maupin returns to Paris at just about the same time that La Rochois retires, and ...

Jul 01, 1703-Jul 01, 1705

From about 1703 through 1705 there are no scandals, no risque songs about either la ...

Jul 02, 1705

The Marquise de Florensac dies suddenly after being sick (of "purpur") for just two ...

She writes to d'Albert about leaving the opera and the world. He replies.

Sep 01, 1705-Nov 01, 1707

She retires to the convent and dies in late 1707

Nov 01, 1707
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