With her childhoodfriend Nicolas
Nicolas' village is ransacked by rebels.
Angélique is introduced to her cousin Phillippe de Plessis-Bellière
A visit to the Castle de Plessis-Bellière
Here she discovers a conspiracy to kill the king. Angélique steals the box with poison and hides it
Because she disovered the conspiracy she is send to a convent.
After leaving the convent she sees Nicolas again, he tells her she is about to be wed to an ugly old man.
On her weddingnight she tells Nicolas she wants him to be her first lover.
But they are discoverd by Guillaume and Nicolas accidentally kills him. Angélique convinces him to flee.
Arrival in Toulouse.
Getting ready for the wedding.
Angélique panics and runs away, but then she hears foodsteps.
To forget her fear she dances all night.
It's time for the bride to retrieve to her room. Joffrey accompanies her to her door.
Angélique is afraid for what is to come.
Anxiously she awaits her destiny.
The next day he takes her to see his mine, the secret behind his wealth.
As time goes by ....
.... Angélique begins to develop ....
.... a great respect and admiration for Joffrey.
Slowly she falls in love with him.
Joffrey likes to surprise her with gifts.
She can no longer keep it a secret, she loves him.
Angélique and Joffrey, a great love.
They are happy together and with ....
.... their son Florimond.
The king has decided to stop at their castle, Angélique is introduced to him. But the king is jealous of her beauty.
The next morning they discover that the king has suddenly left,
Joffrey decides to follow him.
Des Vardes, one of the king's men, tries to rape her but she is rescued by Bernard d'Andijos.
Angélique discovers Joffrey is captured by the soldiers of the king.
She goes to Paris, to speak to the king.
In Paris she hires François Desgrez, a lawyer.
The king has agreed to see her. But he is not interested in Joffrey, he just wants her to be his mistress. If she agrees he will consider releasing Joffrey. Angélique refuses.
Angélique realises everything is lost and she is all alone.
In the corridors she is attacked by Monsieur, brother of the king and chevalier De Lorraine.
They want to kill her because she knows about the conspiracy to kill the king.
Once again she is rescued by Bernard d'Andijos.
Her brother Father Raymond de Sancé pays her a visit.
The trial against Joffrey has started.
Angélique is always present in the court-house.
When she hears the verdict she becomes unwell, Joffrey is sentenced to burn at the stake.
Angélique gives birth to their second son Cantor.
Because everyone has abandoned her she decides to leave her children on the doorstep of her sister's house.
Barcarole, a scoundrel takes her to 'La Cour des Miracles'.
There she discovers Nicolas is Calembredaine, leader of 'La Cour des Miracles'. She asks him to rescue Joffrey, he agrees, but only if she will stay with him. Angélique reluctantly gives in.
They set out to rescue Joffrey, but they are too late. They have to save Angélique from the soldiers of the king and take her back to 'La Cour des Miracles'.
Angélique is devastated and sees no more reason for living. Nicolas convinces her not to give up.
She pulls herself together and takes her place among them,
she now is their
'Marquise des Anges'.