Books tagged: louis xiv

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Famous Men of the 16th & 17th Century
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
28 biographies from Queen Elizabeth I (who came to the throne in 1560) through King Louis XIV who died in 1715. The 17th century was an age of religious wars and revolutions. It was also the century in which the English and French established colonies in North America. Key biographies are James I, Charles I, Cromwell, Champlain, Captain John Smith, William Bradford, and John Winthrop.
Ward of the Sun King
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,860. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Adrienne is happy to become a ward of King Louis XIV of France and attend the school for girls established by his wife. But when the school’s rules change, she flees with the help of her cousin Pierre and hides in the palace of Versailles, disguised as a page boy, until the two escape--only to be accidentally separated. Not knowing if he is alive, she soon must make a decision about her future.
A Glass of Water
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Don't look now, but...what dramatic form would you expect the French to impose on English history? Bedroom farce, of course. Good Queen Anne and the Churchills, Winston's ancestors, are here in Eugene Scribe's nineteenth-century classic, riding high as the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough.