See also:Jean de
See also:Lou, sieur de 1'
See also:president of the treasurers of France in
See also:Champagne, and of
See also:Marie Chastelain . She was
See also:born at her
See also:father's chateau near Champaubert . Initiated into the philosophy of pleasure by the epicurean and atheist Jacques Vallee, sieur Desbarreaux, she soon
See also:left him for Cinq
See also:Mars, at that
See also:time at the height of his popularity, and succeeded, it is said, in marrying him in secret . From this time Marion
See also:salon became one of the most brilliant centres of elegant Parisian society . After the execution of Cinq Mars she is said to have numbered among herlovers
See also:Charles de St Evremond (1610-17o3) the wit and litterateur,
See also:Buckingham (
See also:Villiers), the
See also:great Conde, and even
See also:Richelieu . Under the
See also:Fronde her salon became a
See also:meeting place for the disaffected, and
See also:Mazarin is said to have sent to arrest her when she suddenly died . Her last years have been adorned with considerable
See also:legend (cf . Mere-
See also:court, Confessions de Marie Delorme,
See also:Paris, 1856) . It seems established that she died in 165o . But she was believed to have lived until 1706 or even 1741, after having had the most fantastic adventures, including
See also:marriage with an
See also:lord, and an old age spent in poverty in Paris . Her name has been popularized by various authors, especially by
See also:Alfred de
See also:Vigny in his novel Cinq Mars, by Victor Hugo in the drama Marion Delorme, and by G .
See also:Bottesini in an
See also:opera of the same title .
See P . J .Jacob, Marion Delorme et Ninon
See also:Lenclos (Paris, 1859) ; J . Peladan, Histoire et legende de Marion de Lorme (Paris, 1882) . DE L'ORME, PHILIBERT (c . 1510-1570), French architect, one of the great masters of the
See also:Renaissance, was born at
See also:Lyons, the son of Jehan de L'Orme, who practised the same
See also:art and brought his son up to it . At an early age Philibert was sent to Italy to study (1533-t536) and was employed there by
See also:Pope Paul III . Returning to France he was patronized by Cardinal du Bellay at Lyons, and was sent by him about 1540 to Paris,where he began the Chateau de St Maur, and enjoyed royal favour; in 1545 he was made architect to
See also:Francis I. and given the
See also:charge of
See also:works in
See also:Brittany . In 1548
See also:Henry II. gave him the supervision of
See also:Saint-Germain and the other royal buildings; but on his
See also:death (1559) Philibert fell into disgrace . Under Charles IX., however, he returned to favour, and was employed to construct the Tuileries, in collaboration with Jean Brillant . He died in Paris on the 8th of
See also:January 1570 . Much of his
See also:work has disappeared, but his fame remains .
An ardent humanist and student of the
See also:antique, he yet vindicated resolutely the French tradition in opposition to
See also:Italian tendencies; he was a man of
See also:independent mind and a vigorous originality . His masterpiece was the Chateau d'
See also:Anet (1552-1559), built for Diane de
See also:Poitiers, the plans of which are preserved in Du Cerceau's Plus excellens
See also:basti- mens de France, though
See also:part of the
See also:building alone remains; and his designs for the Tui- leries (also given by Du Cerceau), begun by Catherine de' Medici in 1565, were magnificent . His work is also seen at
See also:Chenonceaux and other famous chateaux; and his
See also:tomb of Francis I. at St Denis remains a perfect speci- men of his art . He wrote two books on architecture (1561 and 1567) . See
See also:Marius Vachon, Philibert de L'Orme (1887) ; Chevalier, Lettres et devis relatifs a la construction de Chenonceaux (1864) ; Pfror, Monographie du chateau d'Anet (1867) ; Herbet, Travaux de P. de L'Orme a Fontainebleau (1890) .
DELONEY (or DELONE), THOMAS
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