To go back, now, to the remaining events of the year
The Marquise de Charlus, sister of Mezieres, and mother
of the Marquis de Levi, who has since become a duke
and a peer, died ri...
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...