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(lū-ē'),
Pierre C.A., French physician, 1787-1872. See: Louis angle, Louis law.
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In both cases, the violence has to do with a misperception of homosexual love: in Louis XI's eyes, it is an inevitably sadistic and degrading affront; in the eyes of the scorned woman in the novel's second half, it is so unimaginable that she never once considers it might exist, and so lashes out at a fellow woman whom she wrongly believes a seductress.
It is now certain that Josquin worked for Louis XII (this is separate from Fallows's determination that Glarean confused Louis XI and Louis XII), who provided him with the benefice as a canon at St.
Scott emphasizes the role of that patriotic nostalgia by choosing France, "tempore Louis XI" as the novel's setting, which places the novel's action in a time-frame specifically relevant to Machiavelli's anti-mercenary argument.
In 1464 Louis XI, as part of maintaining his web of communication, demanded that couriers possess documents allowing them to cross various borders and set up an office to keep track of these as records.
In the court of Louis XI ladies lived on soup because they thought chewing would give them wrinkles
The ladies in the French court of Louis XI believed excessive chewing would make them develop premature facial wrinkles - so they lived mainly on soup.
Louis XI of France also tried to get Henry into his clutches.
The type of wallpaper we know today began when King Louis XI of France commissioned a painter tocreate 50 rolls of portable paper so he could take it with him from castle to castle.
The coin was identified by the National Museum Wales as a petit blanc of the Dauphin, Louis de France, who became Louis XI in 1461, reigning until 1483.
The coin has been identified by the National Museum of Wales as a petit blanc of the Dauphin, Louis de France, who became Louis XI in 1461, reigning until 1483.
The two pieces designated in the title constitute a pseudo-correspondence: Jean d' Auton composes a letter from Hector, one of the neuf preux and accredited Trojan ancestor of the French, now safely reposing in the Elysian fields, to his descendant, the 'heroic' Louis XI I, currently embroiled in his Italian campaigns, and Jean Lemaire joins in the game by penning a rather more witty reply from Louis.
* The women of the French court of Louis XI subsisted mainly on soup because they believed that chewing would cause wrinkles.