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. For a highly-detailed account of the scandalous Diamond Necklace Affair involving
René Edouard, Prince and Cardinal de Rohan, his mistress, Madame de La Motte-Valois,
Queen Marie Antoinette, see Simon Schama, Citizens, A Chronicle of
the French Revolution
, N.Y., 1989, p. 203–210.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.