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Young Louis XIV

Burke Wilkinson

Young Louis XIV

the early years of the Sun King

by Burke Wilkinson

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Burke Wilkinson ; illustrated by Doreen Roberts.
ContributionsRoberts, Doreen.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18812823M

The Affair of the Poisons (L'affaire des poisons) was a major murder scandal in France during the reign of King Louis n and , a number of prominent members of the . Philippe, Duke of Orléans (21 September – 9 June ) was the younger son of Louis XIII of France and his wife, Anne of older brother was the famous "Sun King", Louis XIV Born: 21 September , Château de .

  Louis XIV came to the throne in at the age of four with the monarchy ‘on a knife edge’ and died 72 years later with his country virtually bankrupt; but in the decades .   Louis XIV ruled France for more than half a century and is typically remembered for his absolutism, his patronage of the arts and his lavish lifestyle - culminating in the building of Versailles. This original and lively biography focuses on Louis Pages:

Portrait of Louis XIV in Coronation Robes was painted in by the French painter Hyacinthe Rigaud after being commissioned by the king who wanted to satisfy the desire of his grandson, Philip V, for a portrait of him. Louis XIV kept it hanging at Versailles. This portrait has become the "official portrait" of Louis : Hyacinthe Rigaud.   Louis’ father died when he was four. Young Louis XIV Chief Minister of France • Louis XIV becomes king at young age, with mother as regent • Cardinal Mazarin, chief minister after Richelieu, provided advice • Louis .


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