Louis xv Sentence Examples
The duke of Sully carried out a revision in 1604, and other attempts were made by Mazarin and Colbert, but the extravagarces of Louis XV.
His compatriots had already freed themselves from the yoke of Genoa, thanks to Pasquale Paoli; but in 1764 that republic appealed to Louis XV.
He accompanied Louis XV.
The elector Charles Albert of Bavaria was reputed to have made a treaty with Louis XV.
He was just twenty years old when the death of Louis XV.Advertisement
He represented the antiFranco-Prussian portion of her council, and his object was to bring about an Anglo-Austro-Russian alliance which, at that time, was undoubtedly Russia's proper system, Hence the reiterated attempts of Frederick the Great and Louis XV.
Simultaneously, Elizabeth caused to be conveyed to Louis XV.
Several styles are represented in its architecture which for the most part is the work of the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries; the eastern apse and the tower date from the reign of Louis XV.
But he was not a thoroughly skilful courtier, and one of the best known of Voltairiana is the contempt or at least silence with which Louis XV.
Marie Louise Victoire de Donnissan, born at Versailles on the 25th of October 1772, belonged to a court family and was the god-daughter of Mme Victoire, daughter of Louis XV.Advertisement
The heir to the throne was now the duke of Burgundy's son, the duke of Anjou, afterwards Louis XV.
Wounded in the charge of Cumberland's infantry column, he was taken to the tent of King Louis XV.
Fleury was present at all interviews between Louis XV.
This class was styled in France "Jesuits of the short robe," and there is some evidence in support of its actual existence under Louis XV.
Its new parish (Evangelical) church (1897) is built at the foot of the 11 th-century castle which belonged to the margraves of Baden, and was destroyed by the French during the wars of Louis XV.Advertisement
In 1736 it returned to the crown, and was given by Louis XV.
Besides the Petit Careme, a sermon which he delivered before the young king Louis XV.
The river is crossed by a bridge built in the reign of Louis XV.
Its palace, one of the most magnificent structures of its kind, was erected, chiefly by Louis XV.
In 162 4 the town gave its name to a treaty of alliance concluded by Richelieu with the Dutch; and it was in the palace that Louis XV.Advertisement
Finding it necessary to quit the army in order to take charge of his younger brothers who had been left orphans, he was appointed a farmer-general by Louis XV.
Her male favourites were as openly paraded as the female favourites of King Louis XV.
He won the personal support of Louis XV.
Says Murray, " there was not the least ground for encouragement," but, thanks to Balhaldie, Louis XV.
In his will, however, he appointed him president of the council of regency of the young King Louis XV.Advertisement
In 1736 he acted as chief of the expedition sent by Louis XV.
Fleury, who had been appointed confessor to the young king Louis XV.
Besides being a good soldier, he was a sculptor of some merit, who executed statues of his father and of Napoleon, and he wrote a life of his father and a history of the wars under Louis XV.
The parlement of Paris was a strongly Gallican body, and had many grievances to avenge on Louis XV.
If the reign of his predecessor shows us almost the ideal of personal monarchy we may see in that of Louis XV.
Unknown to the party leaders, he had already renewed the Swedish alliance with France and had received solemn assurances of assistance from Louis XV.
Picault, who acted as agent of the celebrated Mahe de la Bourdonnais, governor of the Ile de France (Mauritius), named the principal island Mahe and the group Iles de la Bourdonnais, a style changed in 1756, when the islands were renamed after Moreau de Sechelles, at that time controleur des finances under Louis XV.
A soldier by profession, he had been employed in the secret diplomacy of Louis XV.
The third treaty of Vienna (1738), the reward of so much effort, would only have claimed for France the little duchy of Bar, had not Chauvelin forced Louis XV.
Old Marshal de Noailles tried to incite Louis XV.
But the duc de Richelieu, a rou who had joined hands with the sisters of the house of Nesle and was jealous of Marshal de Noailles, soon regained his lost ground; and, under the influence of this panderer to his pleasures, Louis XV.
More powerftil still, and more masterful, was the commercial, industrial and colonial bourgeoisie; because under the Regency and under Louis XV.
They then became persuaded that it was she who caused the weight of taxation; in the most infamous libels comparison was made between her freedom of behaviour and that of Louis XV.
It attracted immediate attention and aroused the most formidable opposition, especially from the dauphin, son of Louis XV.
Declared guilty, after torture, he was sentenced to have his tongue cut out, to be beheaded and the body to be burned, a sentence which was confirmed by the parlement of Paris and the bigoted king Louis XV.
Owing to the blindness of Louis XV.
The Rococo styles made popular by Louis XV focus on curves and ornate details like gilding and carved designs.
King Louis XV of France is said to have created the first marquise-shaped diamond.
All About Heels discusses the high heeled shoes popularized by King Louis XV.