Study Guide

Madame de Chevreuse in The Man in the Iron Mask

By Alexandre Dumas

Madame de Chevreuse

As the close confidante of Anne of Austria, Madame de Chevreuse is the Queen's closest political ally. If a member of court wants to ascertain the Queen mother's feelings on a subject (i.e., Colbert regarding Fouquet), it is best for them to go through Madame de Chevreuse.