Category Archives: French Royalty

(VIDEO) The Real Versailles. Yes, It’s Yet Another Documentary.

Here is yet another documentary from the BBC entitled, The Real Versailles.

Nicolas Fouquet Marquis de Belle-Île, Vicomte de Melun et Vaux

In French

Nicolas Fouquet est sans doute, l’un des personnages les plus fascinants du règne de Louis XIV. Surintendant des finances du roi, découvreur des plus grands artistes du XVIIème siècle,et bâtisseur du splendide château de Vaux le Vicomte Fouquet a connu une ascension fulgurante et l’une des chutes les plus vertigineuses de l’Histoire.

 

Remembering His Majesty the Late King Louis XVI of France.

louis-xvi-portraitOn January 21, 1793, His Majesty King Louis XVI of France, well, lost his head on the Place de la Révolution (known today as Place de la Concorde) in Paris.

On January 21, 2013, over 50 commemorative Masses took place throughout France in honor of the late king.

Please click herehere, and here to read several articles (in French) about today’s activities events.