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Madame de (Marthe-Marguerite) Caylus (1673–1729)

Caylus, Marthe Marguerite de Villette, Marquise de (kā’lüs). A French writer of memoirs; born in Poitou, 1673; died at Paris, April 15, 1729. Long an ornament of the brilliant court of Louis XIV., she passed her declining years in dictating ‘My Recollections,’ in which a valuable insight into the life of Louis XIV. is afforded, through the medium of a singularly happy style.