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Who were the three "petticoats" who in the opinion of a certain militaristic ruler in 18th century Germany had formed an alliance against his interests?

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Man, this was hard to find but I finally found it! The alliance between Madame Pompadour of France, Maria Theresa of Austria, and Elizabeth of Russia were known as the League of Three Petticoats.

May 19 2007, 11:53 PM
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Well done. About der alte Fritz and the "Petticoat Plot", see also

Frederick II of Prussia: Information from

May 20 2007, 2:23 AM
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