The Last Days Of Louis XIV – August 13, 1715

The Persian embassy to Louis XIV sent by Sultan Husayn in 1715.
The Persian embassy to Louis XIV sent by Sultan Husayn in 1715.

August 13, 1715

Louis XIV receives the Persian ambassador in public audience. The King stands the most of the time and seems exhausted. Louis’ sleep was disturbed by the pain in his leg. The physicians can not agree whether the King was feverish or not last night, but order him to take donkey milk and quinine.

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