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Quiz about The Vicomte de Bragelonne  Love and Affairs
Quiz about The Vicomte de Bragelonne  Love and Affairs

The Vicomte de Bragelonne - Love and Affairs Quiz


Can you keep track of love and affairs in Alexandre Dumas' book 'The Vicomte de Bragelonne'? This includes 'Ten Years Later', 'Louise de la Valliere', and 'The Man in the Iron Mask'.

A multiple-choice quiz by SeventyFiveBN. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
243,219
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
11 / 15
Plays
307
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Question 1 of 15
1. Who does Raoul de Bragelonne profess his undying love for? Hint


Question 2 of 15
2. Mademoiselle de la Baume le Blanc de la Valliere loves and becomes the mistress of who? Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. Who does the Comte De Guiche love to the point of losing favor at court? Hint


Question 4 of 15
4. Monseigneur Nicolas Fouquet loves and has secret rendezvous with whom? Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. Who does Louis XIV love throughout the Vicomte de Bragelonne series? Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. Who does Planchet love and plan to retire with? Hint


Question 7 of 15
7. Who is Monsieur D'artagnan's romantic interest? Hint


Question 8 of 15
8. Who does Mademoiselle Aure de Montalais love? Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. Who did Monsieur le Duc d'Anjou, Louis XIV's younger brother, love? Hint


Question 10 of 15
10. Who does Madame, Princess Henrietta Stuart, love in the end of the story? Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. Who does George Villiers, the second Duke of Buckingham, love when the reader first meets him? Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. Who does Miss Mary Grafton love at the suggestion of Charles II? Hint


Question 13 of 15
13. Who does Monsieur de St. Aignan make a feeble attempt to love? Hint


Question 14 of 15
14. Who does Anne of Austria have a secret affair with? Hint


Question 15 of 15
15. Who does Colbert have an affair with? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who does Raoul de Bragelonne profess his undying love for?

Answer: Mademoiselle de la Valliere

Raoul speaks to Athos in the chapter titled 'The Consent of Athos' and says:
"I love Mademoiselle de la Valliere above everything; and it is not proper to leave her in a position where her reputation, her virtue even, may be assailed. It is my wish, therefore, to marry her, monsieur, and I have come to solicit your consent to my marriage."
2. Mademoiselle de la Baume le Blanc de la Valliere loves and becomes the mistress of who?

Answer: Louis XIV

La Valliere first professes her love for the King in the chapter titled 'Under the Royal Oak':
"...it is not the privilege of all eyes to gaze upon the sun; but I will look upon him, even were I to be blinded in doing so."
3. Who does the Comte De Guiche love to the point of losing favor at court?

Answer: Madame, Princess Henrietta Stuart

Guiche spends so much time with Madame that her husband, Monsieur, begins to suspect that Guiche's intentions are less than innocent. Because of this, Monsieur successfully implores his brother, the King, to send Guiche away from the court.
4. Monseigneur Nicolas Fouquet loves and has secret rendezvous with whom?

Answer: Madame la Marquise de Belliere

Fouquet has a subterranean tunnel which connects his office and a house across the street where he meets his mistresses. In the chapter titled 'The Houses of M. Fouquet' he uses this passage to meet with the Marquise de Belliere, also known as Beatrice, whom he is having an affair with.
5. Who does Louis XIV love throughout the Vicomte de Bragelonne series?

Answer: All of these ladies

Louis first loves and spends all his time with Madame, despite the jealousy of their respective spouses. He soon shifts his full affection to la Valliere who acts as his mistress for most of the series. By the end of the story he breaks la Valliere's heart when he decides that he would rather give his affection to de Montespan.
6. Who does Planchet love and plan to retire with?

Answer: Madame Truchen Gechter

Planchet has purchased a small estate in Fontainebleau where he finally retires to with Truchen, in the chapter titled 'Planchet's Inventory' towards the end of the series.
7. Who is Monsieur D'artagnan's romantic interest?

Answer: Nobody

Contrary the storyline which is used in the 1998 version of the movie The Man in the Iron Mask, where D'artagnan has an affair The Queen Mother, he has no love interest throughout the 'Vicomte de Bragelonne' series of books. D'artagnan is a loyal and devoted soldier and has no time for romance.
8. Who does Mademoiselle Aure de Montalais love?

Answer: Monsieur Malicorne

Malicorne campaigns to have Montalais admitted to the court of Madame and soon afterwards campaigns to have himself admitted to the court of Monsieur so that he may live at court with Montalais.
9. Who did Monsieur le Duc d'Anjou, Louis XIV's younger brother, love?

Answer: Monsieur le Chevalier de Lorraine

Despite being married to the very beautiful Madame, Monsieur prefers to spend his time with le Chevalier. Dumas, in his writing, often hints at Monsieur's homosexual tendencies. At the near end of the series Monsieur becomes quite agitated when Louis XIV orders him to send le Chevalier de Lorraine away from the court.
10. Who does Madame, Princess Henrietta Stuart, love in the end of the story?

Answer: The Comte De Guiche

Madame teases Guiche and keeps him at bay until she is told that he is nearly killed in a duel in which he was attempting to defend her honor. From then on Madame and Guiche harbor a reciprocal love for each other.
11. Who does George Villiers, the second Duke of Buckingham, love when the reader first meets him?

Answer: Madame, Princess Henrietta-Anne Stuart

The Duke of Buckingham escorts Princess Henrietta from England to France for the purpose of her wedding. Once he arrives with her in France he doesn't wish to leave. Finally, at the request of a jealous Monsieur, Louis XIV politely sends the Duke back to England.
12. Who does Miss Mary Grafton love at the suggestion of Charles II?

Answer: Raoul de Bragelonne

Raoul is sent to England with a message for Charles II; the message is from Louis XIV, asking Charles to keep Raoul happy in England so that Louis may free to pursue la Valliere. During Raoul's stay in England Miss Grafton becomes enamored with Raoul and wishes for his proposal.
13. Who does Monsieur de St. Aignan make a feeble attempt to love?

Answer: Athenais de Tonnay-Charente

Athenais mentions St. Aignan's name as someone she is interested in during her conversation with Montalais and la Valliere under the Royal Oak. St. Aignan overhears this and later attempts to create a relationship with Athenais. Despite his repeated attempts, she plays too-hard-to-get with St. Aignan and he seems to quickly lose interest.
14. Who does Anne of Austria have a secret affair with?

Answer: Cardinal Mazarin

It is rumored that Cardinal Mazarin and the Queen-Mother, Anne of Austria had a secret marriage, though it is not proven. This would, of course, be after the death of the first Duke of Buckingham and that of Louis XIII.
15. Who does Colbert have an affair with?

Answer: Madame Marguerite Vanel

The heavily despised Colbert has an affair with Madame Vanel, although it is probably nothing more than a political relationship. Madame Vanel is an ex-lover of Fouquet, who Colbert is trying to ruin, and this aspect no doubt makes her somewhat appealing to Colbert.
Source: Author SeventyFiveBN

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