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The Sun King.

Author: Nancy Mitford
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1966]
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This book examines Louis XIV at Versailles--from the moment he decided to transform his father's hunting lodge into the greatest palace in Europe to his death there 54 years later.
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Mitford, Nancy, 1904-1973.
Sun King.
New York, Harper & Row [1966]
(OCoLC)558168612
Named Person: Louis, King of France; Anna, Frankreich Königin 1601-1666; Jakob, England König; Ludwig, Frankreich König; Ludwig, Frankreich König; Ludwig, Frankreich Dauphin 1661-1711; Maria Anna Christine, Frankreich Dauphine; Maria Theresia, Frankreich Königin; Marie Adélaïde, Bourgogne Duchesse; Philipp, Frankreich Regent; Philipp, Frankreich Regent; Wilhelm, England König; Arnold Joost van Keppel 1 Earl of Albemarle; Samuel Bernard; Jacques Bénigne Bossuet; Louise Françoise de Bourbon; Marie-Madeleine de Brinvilliers; Louis de Condé, 1621-1686; Louis François de Bourbon de Conti; Marie-Anne de Bourbon Princesse de Conti; Gatien de Courtilz de Sandras; Guy Crescent Fagon; Marie-Adélaide de Scorailles de Boussilhe Duchesse de? Fontanges; Duchesse de Chartres Françoise-Marie de Bourbon; Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon; François D'Aix de La Chaise; Jean de La Quintinie; Gabriel Nicolas de La Reynie; Françoise-Louise de LaBaume LeBlanc de La Vallière; Antonin Nompar de Caumont de Lauzun; Charles Le Brun; André Le Nôtre; Louis Le Vau; (M le Duc) Condé Louis III de Bourbon; François-Michel Le Tellier de Louvois; Louis Auguste de Bourbon du Maine; Françoise d'Aubigné de Maintenon; Jules Hardouin Mansart; Königin v England Gem Jacobs II Maria v Modena; Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart de Montespan; Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart de Montespan; Elisabeth Charlotte d' Orléans; Henriette-Anne d' Orléans; Duc de Beauvilliers Paul; William Bentinck of Portland; Jean Racine; Armand Jean Le Bouthillier de Rancé; Anne de Rohan-Chabot Princesse de Soubise; Pierre Séguier; Marie de Rabutin-Chantal de Sévigné; Henri de La Tour D'Auvergne de Turenne; Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban; Louis Joseph de Vendome; Duchesse de Ventadour; Claude Louis Hector de Villars; François de Neufville de Villeroi; Madame Voisin; Louis, King of France; Anna, Frankreich Königin 1601-1666; Jakob, England König; Ludwig, Frankreich König; Ludwig, Frankreich Dauphin 1661-1711; Maria Anna Christine, Frankreich Dauphine; Maria Theresia, Frankreich Königin; Philipp, Frankreich Regent; Wilhelm, England König; Jacques Bénigne Bossuet; Louise Françoise de Bourbon; Marie-Madeleine de Brinvilliers; Louis de Condé, 1621-1686; Louis François de Bourbon de Conti; Gatien de Courtilz de Sandras; Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon; François D'Aix de La Chaise; Jean de La Quintinie; Gabriel Nicolas de La Reynie; Françoise-Louise de LaBaume LeBlanc de La Vallière; Antonin Nompar de Caumont de Lauzun; Charles Le Brun; André Le Nôtre; Louis Le Vau; François-Michel Le Tellier de Louvois; Françoise d'Aubigné de Maintenon; Jules Hardouin Mansart; Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart de Mortemart de Montespan; Elisabeth Charlotte d' Orléans; Henriette-Anne d' Orléans; William Bentinck of Portland; Jean Racine; Armand Jean Le Bouthillier de Rancé; Pierre Séguier; Henri de La Tour D'Auvergne de Turenne; Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban; Claude Louis Hector de Villars; König XIV ) Ludwig (Frankreich
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Mitford
OCLC Number: 320916
Description: 255 pages illustrations (some color) genealogical tables, map, portraits (some color) 16 cm
Contents: The house --
The builders --
The Mortemarts --
The envelope --
The governess --
Poison --
A city of the rich --
The Grand Dauphin --
The Queen's staircase --
The young generation --
The new regime --
The faculty --
Saint-Cyr, the school --
Saint-Cyr, the convent --
Lord Portland's embassy --
The turn of the century --
Mourning --
Martial noises off --
Three in eleven months.

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This book examines Louis XIV at Versailles--from the moment he decided to transform his father's hunting lodge into the greatest palace in Europe to his death there 54 years later.

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