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- n. king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715)
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Of course, Louis the Great and Vern the Great will be there, so good luck to us.
He was a wise king of great personal attractiveness and would be remembered in Hungarian history as Louis the Great and in Poland as Louis the Hungarian.
Such was the emaciated France which Louis the Great picked systematically to the bone for the next thirty-five years.
Austrain Marie-Antoinette, amid devices of rosebuds and true-lovers 'knots, birds and butterflies, cupidons and shepherdesses, goddesses, courtiers, cottagers, and milkmaids; statuettes of Parian marble and biscuit china; gilded baskets of hothouse flowers; fantastical caskets of Indian filigree-work; fragile tea-cups of turquoise china, adorned by medallion miniatures of Louis the Great and Louis the Well-beloved,
Most Invincible, and Most Christian King of France, Louis the Great, fourteenth of that name, the Most Excellent Louis de Buade, Count of
His successor, Louis the Great, is credited with having touched sixteen hundred people on Easter Sunday, 1686, using the words, "_Le Roy te touche, Dieu te guérisse.