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Saint-Simon at Versailles

Saint-Simon, Louis de Rouvroy duc de

Saint-Simon at Versailles

by Saint-Simon, Louis de Rouvroy duc de

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715.,
  • France -- Court and courtiers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and translated from the Memoirs of M. le duc de Saint-Simon by Lucy Norton ; with a pref. by Nancy Mitford.
    ContributionsNorton, Lucy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC130.S2 A1895 1958
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 312 p. :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19970525M

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    This work presents the memoirs of Louis de Rouvroy, Duke of Saint-Simon, who was a noble at the court of Versailles during the reign of Louis XIV. . Book Condemned by M. de La Trappe.—Anecdote of the Head of Madame de taking up apartments which the royal favour had reserved for him at Versailles, Saint-Simon secretly entered upon the self-appointed task for which he is now known to fame—a task which the proud King of a vainglorious Court would have lost no time in terminating had it.

    Philippe of Lorraine ( – 8 December ), known as the Chevalier de Lorraine, was a French nobleman and member of the House of Guise, cadet of the Ducal House of Lorraine. He was the renowned lover of Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, brother of Louis XIV. 6 Titles and styles. 7 References and notes. Philippe was the second son of the Count Father: Henri of Lorraine.   This is the introduction to Saint-Simon's Memoirs of Louis XIV from France. Here is the text to the whole book.


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Saint Simon's memoirs consists of 15 volumes and is an extremely detailed account of his life, giving minute details of conversations and events between the innumerable people surrounding the Courts of Louis XIV and Louis XV.

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The present book consists of unedited 'raw' excerpts of the original text/5(4). Saint Simon's memoirs consists of 15 volumes and is an extremely detailed account of his life, giving minute details of conversations and events between the innumerable people surrounding the Courts of Louis XIV and Louis XV.

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American Libraries. Uploaded by DeannaFlegal on October 6, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Duc de Saint-Simon resided for many years at Versailles. He left an account of Life there. The Court. His natural talents were below mediocrity; but he had a mind capable of improvement, of receiving polish, of assimilating what was best in the minds of others without slavish imitation; and he profited greatly throughout his life from having associated with the ablest and wittiest.

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Im going to Versailles for the first time in July, and this book was read in preparation even though its been sat on my bookshelf for about eighteen months. In many ways I feel like Id have enjoyed this book more if Id been to Versailles already; even though there are two maps at the start, it was confusing trying to work out what passages led /5.

The Duke of Saint-Simon () was by all accounts, including his own, a sensitive, self-obsessed, ill-tempered man. A courtier and phenomenal chronicler of court life under Louis XIV, he produced the monumental work Memoirs, running to thousands of pages, in which the intrigues, personalities, activities, and gossip of life at Versailles are recorded in /5.

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