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Recollections of a page at the court of Louis XVI

by France d"HГ©zecques, FГ©lix comte de

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Published by Hurst and Blackett in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Félix, count de France d"Hézecques ; ed., from the French, by Charlotte M. Yonge
ContributionsYonge, Charlotte Mary, 1823-1901
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 336 p. ;
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24348418M
LC Control Number16005676

Details about Louis XVI Furniture by F. J. B. Watson (, Hardback) Louis XVI Furniture by F. J. B. Watson (, Hardback) Item Information. Condition: Good Recollections of a Page at the Court of Louis XVI (Paperback or Softback) $ $ Free Rating: % positive. Louis-Charles de France was born at the Palace of Versailles, the second son and third child of his parents, Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette. He was named after his father and his mother's favourite sister Maria Carolina, Queen of Naples and Sicily, who was known as Charlotte in the family, Charles being the masculine version of her younger sister, Sophie, was born a little over a year Father: Louis XVI of France.

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Memoirs of Marie Antoinette, queen of France and wife of Louis XVI, Memoirs of the court of Marie Antoinette, queen of France By Madame Campan. Campan. and Barriere, F. Memoirs of the private life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France and Navarre, to which are added recollections, sketches and anecdotes illustrative of the reigns of Louis XIV, Lous XV and Louis XVI / by Madame Campan, first lady of the bed-chamber to the queen Printed for Henry Colburn and Co. and M. Bossange and Co.

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. to which are added personal recollections illustrative of the reigns of Louis XIV, XV, XVI Binding is moderately loose. Moderate shelf wear. Book. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1. Guillotined in at the apex of the French Revolution, Louis XVI is commonly portrayed either as a weak and stupid despot or as a cruel and treasonous tyrant. Historian John Hardman disputes both these versions in a fresh new biography of the ill-fated monarch.


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Recollections of a page at the court of Louis XVI by France d"HГ©zecques, FГ©lix comte de Download PDF EPUB FB2

Recollections of a page at the court of Louis XVI. London, Hurst and Blackett, (OCoLC) Named Person: Félix France d'Hézeques, compte de: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Félix France d'Hézecques, comte.

Recollections of a page at the court of Louis XVI. London, Hurst and Blackett, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Félix France d'Hézeques, compte de: Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Félix France d'Hézecques, comte de.

Recollections of a page at the court of Louis XVI by France d'Hézecques, Félix, comte de, ; Yonge, Charlotte Mary, Pages:   (Extract from “Recollections of a Page at the Court of Louis XVI: Chapter, The Pages,” by Charles-Alexandre-François-Felix, Comte de France de Hézecques, Baron de Mailly.

(Author Hézecques borndied August ) Originally written Edited, from the French, by Charlotte M. Yonge, ) [NOTE from K.M. Recollections of a page at the court of Louis XVI. By comte de Félix France d'Hézecques and Charlotte Mary Yonge.

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