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The secret history of the court of France, under Louis XV.

by Annie Emma Armstrong Challice

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Published by Hurst and Blackett in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • France -- Court and courtiers.,
    • France -- History -- Louis XV, 1715-1774.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEd. from rare and unpublished documents, by Dr. Challice.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC133 .C43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6936674M
      LC Control Number04003334
      OCLC/WorldCa1379832

        Versailles' dirty secrets - Toute L'Histoire The chateau of Versailles is believed to have been a dirty palace: a place where everyone tossed the contents of. Louis XIV claimed that the French Huguenot population was reduced from about , or , adherents to just 1, or 1, He exaggerated the decline, but the dragonnades were devastating for the French Protestant community. The remaining Huguenots faced continued persecution under Louis XV.

      Louis XVI was the grandson of Louis became Dauphin in and inherited the throne in at the age of His governor, the Duke of La Vauguyon, provided him with a well-rounded education but singularly failed to prepare the young prince for the concrete challenges of lack of preparation was compounded by the fact that he was only the third royal son and did not.   Louis XVI played an important role in supporting French exploration of the world during the late 18th century. The king was fond of the book The Voyages of Cook and wrote A History of the Exploration of the South Seas, which was published in Dissatisfied with France’s lack of knowledge of the southernmost parts of the globe, he decided in to send out an expedition with two Navy.

      Docudrama about the life of Louis XIV nicknamed "the Sun King", the King of France who ran a glamorous court, expanded the borders of France, loved women and parties and built an incredible palace for himself - the Versailles. Director: Thierry Binisti | Stars: Vinciane Millereau, Samuel Theis, Jérôme Pouly, Antoine Coesens. Votes: Louis XVI style, also spelled Louis Seize, visual arts produced in France during the reign (–93) of Louis XVI, which was actually both a last phase of Rococo and a first phase of predominant style in architecture, painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts was Neoclassicism, a style that had come into its own during the last years of Louis XV’s life, chiefly as a.


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The file extension - PDF and ranks to the Documents category. Louis XV had an inquisitive and open-minded nature. An avid reader, he developed eclectic tastes.

Later in life he advocated the creation of departments in physics () and mechanics () at the Collège de France.

Inyear-old Louis XV was betrothed to his first cousin, the Infanta Maria Anna Victoria of Spain. Louis XV, byname Louis the Well-Beloved, French Louis le Bien-Aimé, (born FebruVersailles, France—diedVersailles), king of France from towhose ineffectual rule contributed to the decline of royal authority that led to the outbreak of the French Revolution in Louis was the great-grandson of King Louis XIV (ruled –) and the son of.

Synopsis. Born on FebruLouis XV was king of France for 59 years, from February until his death in May Because Louis XV's. Louis XV ruled France from until his death in from smallpox aggravated by syphilis.

Having succeeded his great-grandfather, Louis XIV, at the age of five, he was known for his sexual voracity, enjoying the charms of over mistresses, and his unflattering melancholy. The children were rewarded by Louis XV, and Portefaix was given an education paid by the crown.

The children’s heroics prompted the court of King Louis XV. “When Marguerite (Marguerite-Louise of France, Grand Duchess of Tuscany), caught malaria, she claimed the royal family of Tuscany was trying to murder her, but that she would, in fact, rather die than return to her husband.

Louis XIV asked the pope to threaten excommunication if Marguerite persisted, and the pontiff sent her a harsh letter. Louis XV of France () is known as Louis the Beloved by the people, but historians generally give his reign low marks as wars drained the treasury and set the stage for government collapse and French Revolution.

This book brings his love liaisons with Nesle sisters, followed by the famous Madame de Pompadour (Book II). It all began in /5().

Derived from court ballet, in vogue at the time of the Valois dynasty, and Italian opera, introduced to France by Cardinal Mazarin, French opera was born at the beginning of the reign of Louis XIV with the founding, inof the first “Académie d’opéra”.

This memoir, by one of the advisors of the French king Louis XI, offers an interesting perspective on the Wars of the Roses and on Edward IV’s French campaign. (late 15th century; English translation) The Renaissance in Print: 16th-Century French Books in the Douglas.

In Louis XIV acquired Franche Comté, in Louis XV inherited Lorraine, and in he took over Corsica. But deep inside French territory Avignon and its surrounding district still belonged to the Pope, and in Alsace there were islands of territory nominally under the sovereignty of German princes and an independent city-state at Mulhouse.

King Louis XIV of France is the longest-reigning monarch in European history (–). His absolutism and ambition to make France the dominant power on the Continent were the hallmarks of the age. As the “Sun King,” his desire to have everything revolve around him began at home in his glittering court at Versailles.

Blessed Louis, the Most Glorious of Kings: Texts Relating to the Cult of Saint Louis of France by M. Cecilia Gaposchkin. King Louis IX of France, canonized inwas one of the most important saints and kings of the later Middle Ages.

This book presents six previously untranslated texts that informed medieval views of the king as a saint. Louis was born at Versailles on 15 February At the age of five, he succeeded his great grandfather Louis XIV as king of France. The Duke of Orleans became regent.

After the duke's death. The s he became a trusted diplomat in the court of King Louis XV of France, performing secret missions for him in England.

In he performed a similar function at the Hague, where he met the infamous lover, Giacomo Girolamo Casanova. Louis XIV was one of Europe’s longest ever reigning sovereigns, keeping his throne for an incredible 72 years.

His reign is known as sort of a Golden Age in French history, admired for the dazzling royal court culture at Versailles, and the intellectual and scientific achievements that blossomed under his patronage.

Diplomats who wanted to get to the King Louis XV in the midth century had to go through Madame de Pompadour, who would meet with them while applying her .Louis-Auguste de France, who was given the title Duc de Berry at birth, was born in the Palace of of seven children, he was the second surviving son of Louis, the Dauphin of France, and the grandson of Louis XV of France and of his consort, Maria mother was Marie-Josèphe of Saxony, the daughter of Frederick Augustus II of Saxony, Prince-Elector of Saxony and.