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Louis XIV

Book title: Louis XIV
Author: Anthony Levi

Publisher: Constable
Church Times Bookshop £22.50

In the seventeenth century, France was Europe's most powerful nation and its monarch, the flamboyant and headstrong young Louis XIV, was almost an object of worship. In this new life, Louis XIV, Anthony Levi asks whether Louis’ father might, in fact, have been Cardinal Mazarin
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