• La Maison Royale de Saint-Louis

    The Maison Royale de Saint-Louis aka Saint-Cyr was created in 1684 by Louis XIV at request of his secret wife Madame de Maintenon and served as school for impoverished noble girls.   The creation of such a school was a project very dear to Madame de Maintenon. She came herself from a poor noble family, lost her parents early, and…

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