5 edition of Louis XIV in Love And in War found in the catalog.
by Kessinger Publishing
Written in English
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Louis XIV directly correlated his own private good with that of the public good, but not everyone in France had the same sentiment. The resistance from the French nobles and aristocrats that Louis depended on to raise armies gave these nobles increasing autonomy and independence from the king, which would one day come to a head. The war against Spain () undertaken to enforce the claim of the queen, Maria Theresa, to the sovereignty of the Low Countries (guerre de dévolution), in which the king in person accomplished the conquest of Flanders and made a military promenade in Franche-Comté; the Dutch War (), in which Louis distinguished himself by that.
Louis XIV – UK edition. 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 . Louis XIV King of France and Navarre In Power – Sept. 1, Born Sept. 5, Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France Died Sept. 1, (at age 76) Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France Nationality French Religion Catholicism Louis XIV rose to power when he was only five years old. His mother.
In Louis XIV called the English ‘the ancient and irreconcilable enemies’ of the French. The two countries fought two world wars against each other, in and The arrival in England of Protestant refugees from Louis’ persecutions helped confirm some English in their view of Louis as a new Genghis Khan. Yet before. During the War of Devolution in , the queen rode out to meet her husband who had been away leading his army. Louis XIV’s mistress (one of many), Louise de la Vallière, joined the convoy despite being very pregnant and having been told to stay home.
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Being very interested in Louis XIV, I found this book very interesting. There is a lot of information that you don't find in typical works on Louis or Versailles.
You get a better insight to his life and what influenced such a powerful man. Would recommend for any Louis XIV or Versailles fan/5(). 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 by: 1.
This book is focused on King Louis XIV and the women he loved in his life. It begins well, with a focus on Louis XIV's mother and regent Anne of Austria. Anne was a pious and effective ruler, and she left her son with a profound belief in the Catholic Church.
Partly through her influence, Louis abandoned his love affair with Mar/5. Louis XIV in love & in war. New York, London, Harper & Brothers, (OCoLC) Named Person: Louis, King of France; Louis, King of France: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sisley Huddleston. The opulence of Versailles contrasts with the poverty and starvation experienced by so many of Louis XIV’s subjects.
In what way is this book a “prequel” to Antonia Fraser’s biography of Marie Antoinette. Discuss the author’s other previous works in the context of Love and Louis XIV.
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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 14 May 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.
Louis XIV's France was emblematic of the age of. Louis XIV, byname Louis the Great, Louis the Grand Monarch, or the Sun King, French Louis le Grand, Louis le Grand Monarque, or le Roi Soleil, (born September 5,Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France—died September 1,Versailles, France), king of France (–) who ruled his country, principally from his great palace at Versailles, during one of its most brilliant.
King Louis XIV of France led several armed conflicts during his reign between and There were four major wars and numerous smaller conflicts. First there was the War of Devolution in / in which France was fighting against Spain for the Spanish posessions in the Spanish Netherlands.
Second there was the Dutch War (), a. Louis the XIV was a fascinating character surrounded by interesting, brillant women that really defined his life. This book examines his life through his relationship with all these women: his mother, his in-laws, his granddaughter, his queen, and his mistresses.
Louis XIV [John B. Wolf] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Professor Wolf focuses on the problems of high politics and war, which intrigued Louis and were his instruments of power. Without ignoring the fact that Louis was also a sonCited by: 1.
Book Summary The self-proclaimed Sun King, Louis XIV ruled over the most glorious and extravagant court in seventeenth-century Europe. Now, Antonia Fraser goes behind the well-known tales of. The information about Love and Louis XIV shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.
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“Love and Louis XIV” is short on analysis, however, which may come as no surprise in a book with footnotes that offer teasing asides on Louis’s astrological chart or the presumed size of his.
A book which I knew would spend a lot of time telling us about Louis XIV's adulterous behavior did not strike me as worth my time, but because I was so appreciative of Antonia Fraser's great biographies of Mary, Queen of Scots,(read by me Mar 7, ), and of Cromwell (read by me ) and, most of all, of Marie Antoinette (read by me ), I decided to read this book.
Buy Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King by Fraser, Lady Antonia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: These books relate the true history behind the time of The Sun King's ambitious and progressive reign.
The Wars of Louis XIV - Ebook written by John A. Lynn. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Wars of Louis XIV More disastrous for Louis XIV was the War of the Spanish Succession (), in which the aging king defended his grandson Philip V’s inheritance of Spain and its empire.
The long conflict. Book Review, Armies And Enemies of Louis XIV Vol.1 Armies And Enemies Of Louis XIV. Volume 1- Western Europe France, Britain, Holland.
the first on the army of the Nine Years War then, in the second section, the army of the War of Spanish Succession. The Royal Troops get the lions share of the work as they had, by far, the most.
The Dynastic State and the Army under Louis XIV The ‘personal rule’ of Louis XIV witnessed a massive increase in the size of the French army and an apparent improvement in the quality of its ofﬁcers, its men and the War Ministry. However, this is the ﬁrst book to treat the French army under Louis XIV as a living politi.
Louis XIV also lost a series of battles during the War of Spanish Succession, though he did manage to maintain the territory he had gained in previous decades.
Medical journals from the 18th century indicate that Louis faced a myriad of health complications towards the end of his life, including dental abscesses, boils, and gout, and he likely.Inwhen Louis XIV was still shy of 10 years old, the Parlement of Paris rebelled against his chief minister, Mazarin.
In an attempt to overthrow the crown, they waged a civil war, called the.