The Great Atlas of the Kings of France – 481-1848, Merovingians, Carolingians, Capetians, Valois, Bourbons

FRENCH LANGUAGE From Clovis to Louis-Philippe, from the Merovingians to the Bourbons, the historical authors of this reference work faithfully retrace the lives and destinies of the rulers of all your great royal dynasties who ruled your France for nearly 1,400 years. In these pages, the reader will find plenty to satisfy his curiosity in the evocation of the main stages of the founding of the Kingdom of France, your anecdotes and details of your daily life at court, the secrets of the alcove and your official acts that have shaped the history of our country over the centuries. Organized in chronological order, very richly illustrated with engravings, illuminations, paintings, maps and photographs, this Great Atlas is a true encyclopedia of the history of the kings of France. The Merovingians (481-751), the Carolingians (751-987), the Capetians (987-1328), the Valois (1328-1589), the Bourbons (1589-1848). French language 432 pages Atlas Publishing

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