• Chronologie de la vie de Louis XIV, February 1661

    1 February, the King and Queen return from Vincennes, where the court resides, in the evening. The illness of Cardinal Mazarin, who remains bedridden, troubles the King. 2 February, Feast of the Purification of the Virgin Mary, the King makes his devotions at the Oratorians, and afterwards, wearing the collier de l’ordre, observes the procession, which takes place at the…

  • Chronologie de la vie de Louis XIV, January 1661

    1 January, wearing the collier of the Grand Ordre, the King visits the Couvent des Feuillants to hear low mass, receiving communion, and high mass afterwards. 1 January, after hearing mass, the King proceeds to the gardens of the Tuileries to “cure a great number of people with various diseases” by the means of touching them. Le Roy te touche…

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