For a long time a species of war had been declared
between the King of England and his son, the Prince
of Wales, which had caused much scandal; and which
had enlisted the Court on one side,...
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...