Great French Kings: from Louis II to Louis XI

  • by JM Gardner
  • Narrated by Stuart Walker
  • 1 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The History of France: from Louis II to Louis XVIII:

Understand a crucial part of the history of French monarchy, with this collection of portraits of some of the most spectacular rulers of France. This catalog lists the kings named Louis, from Louis II (877-879), a king whose wisdom was greater than his authority, to Louis XVIII who reigned during the Restauration of the French Monarchy after the fall of Emperor Napoleon. For each one of these Kings, you will find a detailed description of the style of his reign and his political achievements. They are, in order:

Louis I the Debonaire,
Louis II the Stammerer,
Louis III,
Louis IV from Outremer,
Louis V the Lazy,
Louis VI the Fat,
Louis VII the Young,
Louis VIII the Lion,
Louis IX the Saint,
Louis X the Quarreller,
Louis XI the Cunning, or the Universal Spider,
Louis XII the Father of the People,
Louis XIII the Just,
Louis XIV the Sun King,
Louis XV the Beloved,
Louis XVI the Restorer of French Liberty,
and Louis XVIII the Desired (Louis XVII having died in prison without receiving the sacrament).

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-31-2016
  • Publisher: Astorg Audio