Although, as we have just seen, matters were beginning
to brighten a little in Spain, they remained as dull
and overcast as ever in France. The impossibility
of obtaining peace, and t...
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...