When Charles VII, father of King Louis XI
, had freed France from the English by his own energy [virtu] and good luck, he realized how necessary it was to have his own armies, and established laws in his kingdom for training cavalry and infantry.
A desperate Juan II turned to Louis XI
of France for military aid and had to pawn the Catalan counties of Roussillon and Cerdagne in return.
1464 An ordinance of Louis XI
in France created "the poste", organising relays of horses on the main roads to take care of the King's business.
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 Chateau de Chissay is a genuine royal residence, built in the 16th century, that housed Charles VII and Louis XI
, and it was a wonderful treat to spend time there I had a comfortable room with stunning views over the rolling countryside and a gorgeous mosaic tower bathroom.
Three wines are made there: Champagne, Coteaux Champenois and Rose des Riceys - a King Louis XI
Whenever possible, throughout the last quarter of the fifteenth century, Louis XI
and his successors employed the seigneur d'Argenton to oversee alle cosse de Italia spetialmente.
Work on it started in 1465 on the site of a 10th Century fortress which had been burned down by Louis XI
There was also a longstanding political alliance between the French crown and the Florentine government, whether that be the republic's elected officials or the Medici family itself (who, in 1465, were granted the right by Louis XI
to add the French royal fleur-de-lis to their coat of arms).
1464: An ordnance of Louis XI
in France created 'the poste,' organising relays of horses on the main roads to take care of the king's business.
Only twenty-six years old, Rene's earlier pleas to both Louis XI
and Kaiser Friedrich III, and even to the Swiss, for reinforcements against the Burgundians had fallen on deaf ears.
In 1480 Louis XI
of France issued an ordinance preventing ball-makers from stuffing their balls with 'sand, ground chalk, metal shavings, lime, bran, sawdust, ash, moss, powder or earth'.