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Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715



  • Existence: 1638 - 1715


Louis XIV was King of France from 14 May 1643 until his death in 1715. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in European history. In the age of absolutism in Europe, Louis XIV's France was a leader in the growing centralisation of power.

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Louis XIV bill of attachment

Identifier: Mss 713567
Mss 713567
Date(s): 1713
Scope and Contents

Document in clerical hand, promulgated in 1713 and countersigned by Jean Baptiste Colbert, Marquis de Torcy, as Secretary of State, ordering payment to on Jean Francois Bouchard of attached goods from the estate of Jacques Cezeau Dorcel in Provence.

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