Palace of Versailles

The situation was different for the royal favorites.

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They could count on special treatment and luxurious apartments. Among the royal favorites, special places were held by: the Marquise of Montespan, the Marquise of Maintenon, the Duchess of Barry, and the Marquise of Pompadour. The Marquise of Pompadour in particular enjoyed great favor from the king. She was the organizer of lavish balls at Versailles.