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The Secret History Of The Court Of France Under Louis XV V1

Annie Emma Armstrong Challice

The Secret History Of The Court Of France Under Louis XV V1 is a book written by Annie Emma Armstrong Challice. It is a historical account of the court of France during the reign of Louis XV, with a particular focus on the scandals, intrigues, and secrets that occurred behind closed doors. The book delves into the private lives of the king, his mistresses, and his courtiers, revealing the corruption and excess that characterized the era. The author draws on a wealth of primary sources, including letters, diaries, and memoirs, to provide a vivid and detailed portrait of life at the court of Versailles. This first volume covers the period from Louis XV's accession to the throne in 1715 to the death of Madame de Pompadour in 1764. It is a fascinating and engaging read for anyone interested in the history of France or the royal courts of Europe.In Two Volumes. Edited From Rare And Unpublished Documents.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 408
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.91in - 1.31lb
  • EAN: 9781428627239
  • Categories: GeneralEurope - FranceEssays