Musketeers who's who
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Musketeers who’s who:

“Real life” means an actual historical figure of the seventeenth century.
“Book” means The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, in which these characters or historical figures are at least mentioned.
“Show” is BBC’s “The Musketeers.”
“Fic” is Rainjoy’s Affinity!Verse (http://rainjoyswriting.livejournal.com/188726.html and http://rainjoyswriting.dreamwidth.org/187727.html)


Edited to add: I am not counting listing of real life historical figures as spoilers.  I am not counting listing of characters in The Three Musketeers as spoilers for the show and/or fic.

Please add additions and corrections in the comments, and I will edit accordingly.

(*spoilers for the fic*)

Aramis (René d'Herblay) -- made up, book, show, fic (Fic: Aramis is a water affinity.  He is fourteen when his rift breaks.  The fic starts when he is sixteen, but wanders back in time at times to when he was fourteen and fifteen.)

Porthos du Vallon (Isaac) -- made up, book, show, fic (Fic: Porthos is an air affinity.  He is sixteen when his rift breaks and the fic begins.  The first chapter, "Camberwell Rain," was posted March 15, 2014.)

Athos (Athos is the Comte de la Fère -- Olivier d'Athos de la Fère) – made up, book, show, fic (Fic: Athos is an earth affinity.)

D’Artagnan (Charles) – very loosely based on real life, book, show. There was a musketeer named Charles de Batz, Comte de Montesquiou, who went by d'Artagnan. (Thank you, Niitza.)  (Fic: Aramis hears his name in a dream 850+ pages into the Affinity!Verse.  July 7, 2015: 1200+ pages in, still no d'Artagnan in the Affinity!Verse.  June 4, 2016: Around 1600 pages in, Affinity 'Verse Athos hears Aramis say d'Artagnan's name again, and Porthos realizes what it means.  July 2017: the three find d'Artagnan.  October 2017: d'Artagnan joins the circle.)  (Fic: d'Artagnan is a fire affinity)

Circle: Aramis, Porthos, Athos and d'Artagnan.

Constance Bonacieux – made up, book, show, fic (Fic: Constance is a fire affinity, in a circle with Flea (water affinity), Ninon de Larroque (air affinity) and Milady (earth affinity))

Anne de Breuil/la Comtesse de la Fère/Milady de Winter – made up, book, show, fic
(Fic: Athos’ ex-fiancée Anne, earth affinity)

Marsac -- made up, show, fic (Fic: Marsac is an air affinity)

Serge – made up, show, fic

Philippe, Louis XIII’s older twin -- made up, show. But see: The Man in the Iron Mask
Wife Agnes and baby Henri – made up, show.

Flea and Charon – made up, show, fic (Fic: Flea is a water affinity, in a circle with Constance, Ninon and Milady)

Ninon de Larroque (sp? -- Thanks for the comment, WhiteSheepCBD.  I still think my guess at spelling it (de la Roque) makes more sense, but whatever.) -- made up, show, fic (Fic: Ninon is an air affinity, in a circle with Flea, Constance and Milady)

Circle: Flea, Constance, Ninon (blonde Swiss air affinity), Anne (Milady) -- kind of.

Suzette -- made up, show, fic.  (She's a ghost in the fic.)

Isabelle (later Sister Helene) -- made up, show (Aramis' first love)

Pastor Ferrand(?) -- show.  (Fic has a Dr. Ferrand, ex-soldier)

"The widow" (Alice) -- made up, show, fic (kind of -- Aramis mentions her, but teen!Porthos has no idea of what Aramis is talking about.)  Note: In the book, Porthos is seeing a wealthy married woman who becomes a widow.

Emile and Maria Bonnaire -- made up, show, fic (Fic: As of early 2015 in real time, Maria Bonnaire is an earth rift waiting to happen.  As of June 4, 2016, Flea tells Aramis that Maria died.)

Vadim -- made up, show

Labarge -- made up (as far as I know), show

Comte de Rochefort – made up (as far as I know), book, show

Count Mellendorf and his daughter Charlotte -- made up?, show

Real life:

King Louis XIII – real life, book, show, fic (Fic: Louis is an air affinity)

Queen Anne (Anne of Austria) – real life, book, show, fic (Fic: Anne is an earth affinity)

Armand-Jean du Plessis, the Cardinal de Richelieu – real life, book, show, fic. (Fic: Richelieu is a water affinity, teen!Aramis calls him the Cardinal)

Christine, one of Louis XIII’s sisters, married to Victor Amadeus, son of Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy – real life, show, fic (Fic: Christine is a fire affinity, and it’s mentioned that she got pregnant.  Affinity!Verse Aramis sees Christine's husband without knowing his name.) Christine’s children: Francis Hyacinth and Victor Emmanuel -- real life.  Christine's child: Louis Amadeus -- show.

Completed circle: Louis, Anne (Anne of Austria in real life), Armand Richelieu and Christine.

The Dauphin, who will be le roi soleil, the Sun King, Louis XIV -- real life, show (Fic: Aramis sees him in a dream.)

Cardinal Jules Mazarin (originally Giulio Mazarini) -- real life, in Twenty Years Later (second book).

Captain Tréville of the Musketeers (Jean-Armand du Peyrer) – real life, book, show, fic. (Fic: Agent Treville, Aramis calls him Captain)

Marie de’ Médicis, Queen Mother (mother of Louis XIII), Regent while Louis XIII was a minor – real life, show

Marie de Rohan, Duchesse de Chevreuse – real life, book (In the book, she's Aramis' mistress.  She had a very interesting real life.)  This has nothing to do with the Affinity!Verse, but she's a character in fics on Archive of Our Own.

King James I of England, VI of Scotland – real life

King Charles I of England – real life

George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham – real life, book


I am adding second season characters shortly after an episode airs on BBC America.

Second season characters:

I added Rochefort and the Dauphin above.  The Dauphin is not made up.  Every other character I list for the second season is, as far as I know.

Général de Foix and his sister Lucie -- show

Spanish ambassador Don Fernando Perales (Made up as far as I know.  I'm sure there was a Spanish ambassador, though.) -- show

Pepin, Mme. Pepin and daughter -- show

General Tariq Alaman and his daugher Samara -- show

Emilie of Duras from the episode titled "Emilie" -- show

Catherine, the late Thomas de la Fère's fiancée -- show

Marmion, a coin-tossing astronomer -- show

Dr. LeMay(sp?) -- show

The Marquis de Belgard -- show

Vargas -- show

June 5, 2016: Rainjoy says she won't be writing fic about season three, but I've seen the first half of it now.
June 6, 2016: I saw the rest of it.  I have a lot of feelings.

(*spoilers for characters*)

Made up, show: Phillipe Achille de Bourbon, Governor Feron, Louis' illegitimate half-brother.

Made up, show: Sylvie

Real life and show: Gaston, Duke of Orleans, known as Monsieur.  Louis' legitimate younger brother, who plotted against him.  The plotting happened in real life, too, although not the way it's going on the show, obviously.

Real life and show: Henrietta Maria, Queen of England and sister of Louis XIII.

Real life: Oliver Cromwell, mentioned by Henrietta Maria on the show.

Made up, show: Lucien Grimaud (but Grimaud was a valet in the book, so that's where they got the name)

As of March 15, 2015, let's celebrate a year's worth of the Affinity!Verse. :)  With Rainjoy's March 22 post, the Affinity!Verse passed 1,000 pages.  As of late March, we're through season two of the show.  As of March 22, 2016, let's belatedly celebrate two years of the Affinity 'verse and other Musketeers fic.  WhiteSheepCBD tells me that the new season (season three) will start in April 2016.  As of June 2016, the Affinity 'Verse is 1500+ pages and counting.  July 2017: Rainjoy's arm pains slowed down her writing, but we've gotten to d'Artagnan now.

Affinity!Verse circles:

Completed circle: Louis, Anne (Anne of Austria in real life), Armand Richelieu and Christine.

Completed circle: Aramis, Porthos, Athos and d'Artagnan.

Completed circle: Flea, Constance, Ninon, Milady.


Sunday -- New Year's Eve
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I went to bed around midnight and got up for the day at 10:30 a.m.

I did laundry.  Mom and I went to Walmart, and I got long johns and other clothes I could layer under my T-shirts and hoodies.  It is super-cold here, and is supposed to remain cold for another week.  It was a successful trip for me.

I did a lot of rearranging of e-books in my files and evaluating what I already had in the evening.  

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