Sun King and his loves. by Lucy Norton

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In Sun King and his loves. book book, The Sun King and His Loves, author Lucy Norton takes the reader inside the life of Louis XIV, king of France.

Christened Louis Dieudonné ("God's gift," which may explain some of his behavior and attitude in life), he was crowned in and reigned until his death in at the age of 72, an astounding 61 years/5(2). In her book, The Sun King and His Loves, author Lucy Norton takes the reader inside the life of Louis XIV, king of France.

Christened Louis Dieudonné ("God's gift," which may explain some of his behavior and attitude in life), he was crowned in and reigned until Sun King and his loves. book death in at the age of 72, an astounding 61 years/5. item 5 The Sun King and His Loves by Norton, Lucy Book The Fast Free Shipping 5 - The Sun King and His Loves by Norton, Lucy Book The Fast Free Shipping.

$ Free shipping. See all 5 - All listings for this product. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. Louis XIV, the highly-feted “Sun King”, was renowned for his political and cultural influence and for raising France to a new level of prominence in seventeenth-century Europe.

And yet, as Antonia Fraser keenly describes, he was equally legendary in the domestic sphere. Indeed, a panoply of women—his mother, Anne; mistresses such as Reviews:   Love and Louis XIV centres around the Sun King and his relationships with numerous women.

Divided into five parts, this book brings to life the vast edifice of Louis XIV's court - the magnificence, artistic splendour, elaborate ritual and in some cases, absurdity and misery/5(). In The Sun King, Ignatius has written a love story for our Sun King and his loves.

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Louis XIV, the Sun King, was particularly known for his behavior with women. Louis XIV was crowned on June 7, and reigned as king of France for 61 years.

Throughout his life, he had a myriad of affairs before, during, and after his marriage to Queen Marie Thérèse. “Love and Louis XIV” is the perfect book to read in bed on a long summer day — or a short winter one. I tried reading it at my desk, but was inexorably drawn to the couch, no doubt by the.

The book centres around the Sun King and his relationship with numerous and fascinating women. Naturally dividing into five parts it will concentrate on the King's mother, Anne of Austria to whom he was devoted; his first important mistress, Louise de la Valliere who bore him several illegitimate children; Athenais Marquise de Montespan who acted as unofficial Queen of Versailles until her 4/5(7).

The Sun King: Louis Fourteenth at Versailles. This deservedly famous book brings a glittering century to life, taking as its subject 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/5().

The superb historian and biographer Antonia Fraser, author of Marie Antoinette, casts new light on the splendor and the scandals of the reign of Louis XIV in this dramatic, illuminating look at the women in his life.

The self-proclaimed Sun King, Louis XIV ruled over the /5(). You could call Fraser's new book, Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King, a sort of prequel.

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The Sun King always had more than one woman who he payed visits to and it appears he cared more for his own pleasure than for theirs.

Louis was not at all picky as to the location of his tête-à-têtes. A bed, a chaise-lounge, a door-frame. 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 Louis’s accomplishments and follies, exploring in riveting detail his intimate relationships with women.

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"Love" as presumed by casual browsers of the title, and "Love" as meant by the author may differ. The book covers his friendships, flirtations, infatuations, in-law relations, marriage and (perhaps) pseudo marriage and his views of the female obligation to sacrifice for international diplomacy.

The superb historian and biographer Antonia Fraser, author of Marie Antoinette, casts new light on the splendor and the scandals of the reign of Louis XIV in this dramatic, illuminating look at the women in his self-proclaimed Sun King, Louis XIV ruled over the most glorious and extravagant court in seventeenth-century Europe.

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King Louis Xiv And The Sun King Words | 4 Pages. King Louis XIV of France was known as “Louis the Great” or the “Sun King” because he ruled with such strength and power. King Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King, was a helpful leader in France.

King Louis XIV had the longest reign in European history, reigning from to He became king at the age of 4 and reigned for more than 70 years.

Voltaire said that the 17th century belonged to him. Napoleon, exiled to St. Helena, called him the greatest of French kings.While his grandfather, Henri IV, granted some concessions to French Protestants, Louis was less tolerant. The Catholic Sun King decided that his own faith should be the only faith.

He revoked the Edict of Nantes in and replaced it with his Edict of Fontainebleau. This .

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