The reign of Louis XIV. was approaching its conclusion,
so that there is now nothing more to relate but what
passed during the last month of his life, and scarcely
so much. These ev...
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...