Summary: Assuming the responsibilities of governing France after the death of his prime minister, Louis XIV embarks on a love affair with his sister-in-law, Henriette, triggering a scandal that is complicated by a finance minister's growing power and a mysterious boy with an iron mask.
Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2011
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Summary: Pulled by chance from her traveling actor family into service under the influential mistress of Louis XIV, Claudette uses her considerable talents to spy on personal and political rivals, only to have her loyalty questioned in the wake of a mercurial Athénaïs's fascination with dark magic.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
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Summary: A 17th Century tale of sorcery based on Paris police records. The heroine is Genevieve Pasquier, a fortune teller who uses her powers to manipulate the lives of the famous at the court of Louis XIV, the Sun King. By the author of In Pursuit of the Green Lion.
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1994
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Summary: In 1661 France, seventeen-year-old Henriette of England must navigate her arranged marriage to Louis XIV's brother while keeping her magical abilities a careful secret from all at the Sun King's court. Includes historical note.
Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2020
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Summary: In this sequel to Restoration, court physician Robert Merivel has a middle age crisis and sets off for Versailles where he meets Madame de Flamanville, a Swiss botanist, and rescues a captive bear to take back to Bidnold Manor.
Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2013
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Summary: After unwittingly helping her mother poison King Louis XIV, seventeen-year-old alchemist Mirabelle Monvoisin is forced to see her mother's Shadow Society in a horrifying new light: they're not heroes of the people, as they've always claimed to be, but murderers. Herself included. Mira tries to ease her guilt by brewing helpful curatives, but her hunger tonics and headache remedies cannot right...
Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing Co. 2019
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Summary: Louis XIV is one of the best-known monarchs ever to grace the French throne. But what was he like as a young man -- the man before Versailles? After the death of his prime minister, twenty-two-year-old Louis steps in to govern France. He's still a young man, but one who, as king, willfully takes all he can get -- including his brother's wife. As the love affair between Louis and Princess...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011
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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010
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Summary: When Katherine of Aragon is brought to the Tudor court as a young bride, the oldest princess, Margaret takes her measure. With one look, each knows the other for a rival, an ally, a pawn, destined with Margaret's younger sister Mary to a sisterhood unique in the world. The three sisters will become the queens of England, Scotland, and France. United by family loyalties and affections, the three...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: 2016