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Louis XIV and his contemporaries

Gustave Masson

Louis XIV and his contemporaries

a series of extracts from memoirs of the seventeenth century

by Gustave Masson

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715,
  • France -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHis French classics, v. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC130 A2 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination172p.
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18953666M

    Louis IX (25 April – 25 August ), commonly known as Saint Louis, is the only King of France to be canonized in the Catholic was crowned in Reims at the age of 12, following the death of his father Louis VIII; his mother, Blanche of Castile, ruled the kingdom as regent until he reached Louis' childhood, Blanche dealt with the opposition of Coronation: 29 November in Reims Cathedral. Start studying Western Civ 2 Midterm. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. lampooned many of the unchristian values held dear by his Christian contemporaries, such as pomposity, greed, and lust for power. In Freedom of a Christian (), Martin Luther argued that Louis XIV demonstrated his.

    King Louis XIV of France led an absolute monarchy during France’s classical age. He revoked the Edict of Nantes and is known for his aggressive foreign policy. (–)Born: Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

    Antiquarianism and the Visual Histories of Louis XIV: Artifacts for a Future Past provides a new interpretation of objects and images commissioned by Louis XIV () to document his reign for posterity. The Sun King’s image-makers based their prediction of how future historians would interpret the material remains of their culture on contemporary antiquarian methods, . After the death of Louis XIV, under the morally relaxed Regency, Voltaire became the wit of Parisian society, and his epigrams were widely quoted. But when he dared to mock the dissolute regent, the duc d’Orléans, he was banished from Paris and then imprisoned in the Bastille for nearly a year ().


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Louis XIV and his contemporaries by Gustave Masson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chicago citation style: Bensley, Benjamin. Louis XIV. and hisDarton and Clark, Web. Born on September 5,to King Louis XIII of France () and his Habsburg queen, Anne of Austria (), the future Louis XIV was his parents’ first child after 23 years of.

Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September – 1 September ), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi Soleil), was King of France from until his death in His reign of 72 years and days is the longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in European history.

In the age of absolutism in Europe, Louis XIV's France was a Father: Louis XIII of France. Winner of the Enid MacLeod Award, Ian Dunlop's elegant biography of Louis XIV () brilliantly achieves the author's aim "to help my readers see [Louis] as his contemporaries saw him." Extensive quotes from diaries and memoirs (each assessed for their prejudices) bring to life the glittering French court in the heyday of divine /5(13).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Masson, Gustave, Louis XIV and his contemporaries. Oxford, Clarendon Press, Full text of "Louis XIV. and his contemporaries." See other formats. Louis XIV's story has all the ingredients of a Dumas classic: legendary beginnings, beguiling women, court intrigue, a mysterious prisoner in an iron mask, lavish court entertainments, the scandal of a mistress who was immersed in the dark arts, and a central character who is handsome and romantic, but with a frighteningly dark side to his.

John B. Wolf was, during his lifetime, one of the best American historians of the age of Louis XIV. He worked long and hard producing this book which is magnificent on the early life of Louis XIV and his first twenty-five years as king and ruler from to However, the book begins to flag in the last thirty years of Louis XIV's life.

Louis XVI and the French Revolution and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. There are lots of extensive direct quotes from contemporaries to the events. It gives a very different view of Louis than I had before, but it was convincing.

He tried to reform France, but was thwarted by the church and the by: 2. The tradition of two distinct stages — one private, one public — was the pattern of Louis XIV’s lever in the early part of his reign. The first complete description of the lever du roi of Louis XIV is from Junerecounted by Marie du Bois, the 17 year-old king’s valet de chambre and a participant in the ceremony.

Onwhen Louis XIV was just 4 and a half years old, his father passed away. Not much more than a toddler, Louis XIV succeeded his Born:   Louis XIV’s historiographers felt obliged to call him ‘the greatest monarch of the universe’. His reign saw extraordinary improvements and expansions in the manufacture of French luxury goods, encouraged by the cultural and economic policies of his finance minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert (an ambitious patron himself).

Yet even the funds of the Sun King were. Thanks to having 22 children with his wives (and mistresses), King Louis XIV developed a fascination with birth that has lasting influence today. Up until he entered the scene in the late s women gave birth in most cultures around the world kneeling, squatting, sitting or standing.

A bas-re. Book Description: The Duc de Saint-Simon was at the very center of Louis XIV's court at Versailles, a hotbed of intrigue, passion, jealousy, and political skullduggery.

He was a genuinely pious and honest man whose unblinking record of the court-his eye-witness testimony of wars, intrigues, and royal visits-make this a supreme work of art.

Get this from a library. Louis XIV and his contemporaries. [Benjamin Bensley] -- This work provides a comprehensive telling of not only the life of Louis XIV, but also those who occupied the throne before and after him.

Also discussed are those who influenced the 17th-century. As much as I adore Louis XIV and the history around his reign, I found this book incredibly dry and occasionally difficult to follow. Wilkinson recounts this biography categorically rather than chronologically, which maybe just be a personal preference, makes it less enjoyable/5.

Book/Printed Material Bourdaloue and Louis XIV. Or, The preacher and the king. Or, The preacher and the king. Enlarge View images in sequence. Nominally a biography of Francoise D’Abigne, Louis XIV’s last mistress and his secret wife, Ms.

Buckley’s book is more a cultural and political history of 17th-century France. History of Louis XIV. Contributor Names Abbott, John S. (John Stevens Cabot), Library of Congress Control Number Language English OCLC Number Book/Printed Material Bourdaloue and Louis XIV.

Or, The preacher and the king. Louis XIV, c was king of France from to and widely held to be the greatest monarch of his age. Louis was born on 5 September at St. Louis Abelly, His Life and Works. From Vincentian Encyclopedia. Namespaces. The Hôpital was a global name for five hospitals consolidated by Louis XIV for enclosing the poor of Paris.

which logically belongs in his life, is told only in the section on virtues. Even contemporaries found the book too long and too detailed. The result was.♥ Book Title: The Secret Wife of Louis XIV ♣ Name Author: Veronica Buckley ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: wi7Yt3i4apAC Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "Françoise d'Aubigné, marquise de Maintenon and secret wife of the Sun King, Louis XIV, was .The book explains the development of the army between the end of Cardinal Mazarin's ministry and the outbreak of the War of the Spanish Succession, emphasising the awareness of Louis XIV and his ministers of the need to pay careful attention to the condition of the king's officers, and to take account of their military, political, social and.