• The gruesome death of Louis, le Grand Dauphin

    In the last years of his reign, Louis XIV had to witness the demise of a lot of his family members. The one of his only son, the person supposed to become King as Louis XV after him, was particularly awful.     On April 8 in 1711, Wednesday in Easter week, Monseigneur, as the Dauphin was called, left the…

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