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Louis XV

Royalty (15-Feb-1710 — 10-May-1774)


George Peabody Gooch. Louis XV: The Monarchy in Decline. Longmans, Green. 1956. 285pp.

John J. Hurt. Louis XIV and the Parlements: The Assertion of Royal Authority. Manchester University Press. 2002. 217pp.

John Rogister. Louis XV and the Parlement of Paris, 1737-55. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 316pp.

Julian Swann. Politics and the Parlement of Paris under Louis XV, 1754-1774. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 404pp.

John B. Wolf. Louis XIV. W. W. Norton. 1968. 678pp.


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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.916)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.309)

  8. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.425)

  9. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.185)

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