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Myth V: Absolutism

I imagine Louis XIV’s surprised countenance if he has learnt that he has been the absolute monarch. And this might be the great discovery also for you, Esteemed Readers. The absolute monarchy, absolutism in the 17th century – that what … Continue reading

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Duc de Saint Simon and his truth

Duc de Saint Simon’s Memoires can’t help impressing with its chaotic style, infinite amount of lies and incredible pride. He perverts easily any story about the Court life (extracted from marquis de Dangeau’s Diary which he had corrected as well), … Continue reading

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