Two very different persons died towards the latter
part of this year. The first was Lamoignon, Chief
President; the second, Ninon, known by the name of
Mademoiselle de l’Enc...
Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon Biographies (1)
The French writer Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon (1675-1755), provides in his classic "Memoirs" a major source of information on the court of the "Sun King," Louis XIV.The Duc de Saint-Simon was...