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Louis deRouvroy, duc deSaint-Simon, fut l'un des favoris de la cour de LouisXIV. Grand seigneur, il eut le privilège de loger à Versailles et d'y observer les intrigues de palais. Durant plus de trente ans, Saint-Simon va être l'historiographe du roi et de la cour. Ses Mémoires, oeuvre colossale de plusieurs milliers de pages, ne sont pas une entreprise autobiographique, i ...more
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Published June 1st 1990 by Gallimard
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Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon was French soldier, diplomatist and writer of memoirs, born in Paris (Hôtel Selvois, 6 rue Taranne, today at 175 Bd. Saint-Germain). The dukedom-peerage granted to his father, Claude de Saint-Simon (1608-1693), is a central fact in his history.
His father was a tall and taciturn man who was keen on hunting. Saint-Simon, was the opposite, garrulous, exceptionally
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Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency Part Two Saint Simon at Versailles Mémoires Vol. 1 (1691-1701);  Additions au Journal de Dangeau Historical Memoirs of the Duc de Saint-Simon: A Shortened Version Intrigue Du Mariage De M. Le Duc De Berry: Mémoires, Avril Juillet 1710

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