The Regency one (1715 – 1723) In 1715, Louis XV has only five years. The Orleans duke, Nephew of Louis XIV, becomes then govern. Versailles is abandoned to the Paris profit. In reaction against the taxed harshness during the last years of the preceding reign opens a period marked by an institutional, religious liberalization and moral: (Folk song).
Thus the Italian comedy, forbidden previously for judged licentious, is she again authorized. She will inspire Antoine Watteau, John Baptist Pater and Nicolas Lancret. Politically, the high aristocracy, of which the duke of Holy Simon is the one of the more famous representatives, and the Parliament, impede the government, some mounds to the social immobilisme and to a financial one particularly difficult position, stressed by the failure of the system of the state banker John Law. According to the Palatine princess, govern it. The vision refined and distanced d’Antoine Watteau, as the one of its ‘e mules, John Baptist Pater and Nicolas Lancret, symbolizes perfectly the spirit of the time.
But, France grandsons govern it preserves, despite its floods, a certain idea of the magnitude. It also chooses for first painter Antoine Compel, a representative of this as one called then the big kind. France, Louis XV, a book, 1720 John Law, Scottish banker emigrant in France, had become the financial counselor of Louis XV. The king went besides bitterly to regret, by the continuation, that Law not f^ut rather remained in his natal country! This is at the instigation of Law that was created the Royal Bank, commencement called Bank of Law.
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This bank received in deposits all public income, against which these she emitted bills in quantities always growing. Law was equally to the origin of the west Company (become later the French Company of India), that checked the whole commerce exterior of France, and notably the one of the Louisiana and New France. In 1719, John Law obtains the monopoly of the hit with the pieces French changes. The actions of the Company of India mont ” erent quickly of 500 to 20 000 books, but the whole system s’effondra itself in 1720, when ‘eclat l’. Fallen in disgrace, Law leaves France it same year. The copper, money and the now were used for the hit with the, of which a number circulated in New France.
The money book reproduced here had approximately those same dimensions and it same value that an English shilling of the era. This piece is part of the national Collection of changes, Bank of Canada. (Versailles, 1710-1774. ) France king and of Navarre (1715-1774).
All, apparently, seem to be met to assist this young monarch, climbed on the holds court in 1715, his uncle Govern it leader the matters to 1723.
Orphan of father and of mother, deprived brother, the royal child finds a little maternal heat with Madam of Venta dour, his governing. The young sovereign one has the luck to receive for tutor a quality man, the cardinal Fleury. Major to 13 years, married to 15 years, father to 17 years, Louis is well welcomed by the nation. The banner to flowers of lis floats embouchure of the Saint Laurent until the approaches of the Big Lakes and in Louisiana.
It some is of even to the West Indies and to India, to the Senegal as in the Indian Ocean. Marry Leczinska, girl of a Poland king deposed that has not anymore of sovereign one than the name, is chosen as marries. Of six years the ein ” ee of the monarch, Marry sees itself student to this flattering row in the alone design to block the road of a possible succession to the Orleans family. Third son of Louis, Burgundy duke, and of Bride Adelaide Knowledge, Louis was not called to reign. The death of his father and of its brother’s a cin ” es assures him the way of the holds court. It lacks him nevertheless the education that F’en ” elon reserved to his father.
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Under an elegant, distinguished aspect, Louis XV shows an unstable character. Thereto adds indolence, crises of neurasthenia that will go amplifying themselves with the age and a mistrust that will favor the intrigues in the royal entourage. To the hunt, it exhausts stupid and people and has this resistance to his leaning for the life to the big air and a nimbleness that allows for him, assures-t-one, to take a walk on the roofs of Versailles. In truth, Louis XV is a personage a lot of contradictions. > It does not exercise its responsibilities that very late, c’est-‘a-dire from the death of Fleury. It is then 33 years old.
This omnipotent personage is the man more shy of the kingdom. It dreads the speakers that it does not know. It does not like to speak in public and shows itself always if stretched, so anxious, that it passes to wrong for indifferent, indeed stupid. His office of Versailles is an encasement of reports that it examines meticulous. The Succession war of Poland (1733-1738), of which the negotiation is taken to Has just foresees the discount of the dukedom of Lorraine to Stanislaus Leczinski in compensation of the final loss of his origin kingdom; the province having come back to the France crown to the death of the beautiful father of the king.
The term of a second conflict, the one of the Austria Succession, sees France to conclude an effective alliance with the Prussia. This is the occasion for the monarchy to win on the battle field of the successes, in Belgium, to Fontenoy then, to Raucous, at last to Law feld. But to Aix-la-Chapelle peace, in 1748, the royal diplomacy leaves to escape the occasion to obtain the Knowledge and Nice. The war of Seven Years sees to dissolve the New France in North America and an empire embryo of India, of which it does not exist, finally, in 1763, those five counters. Tired by the pleasures, the king has not anymore the pretence of long ago. Cut down and languishing, the monarch neglects more and more the matters, the acquisition of the Corsican one, in 1768, representing nevertheless one of the rare measures judicious of the end of a reign.
The cash registers of the state are empty and the abuses of the general farmer’s entrainment explain and justify the reactions of Mandarin and of his that fight against managers of the Farm, corrupt and corrupt, to the exorbitant privileges. It is certain that the sovereign one dreads the future for his successor, his grandson Louis duke of Berry, the heir apparent being dead in 1765 and Marries Leczinska having given eight girls to dynasty. Mined by the smallpox, the king extinguishes himself May 10 1774. Madame de Pompadour Madame du Pompadour was born Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson. Her father was a steward to the Paris brothers who ran the economy of France. Though her parents were not of the noble class, Jeanne-Antoinette was raised to be the wife of a wealthy man.
During the pre-Enlightenment period, France and England went through very dramatic and very different government change. At the beginning of this time period, England had achieved relative stability, due largely in part to Elizabeth I long and successful reign. On the other hand, France had been subjected to numerous civil and religious wars, therefore leading to instability. French absolutism was ...
She was extremely talented and could act, dance, sing, and play the clavichord. Her marriage brought her out into society and she became well known as a star of the Paris salons. Voltaire met her in the homes of friends and also attended her salon. He stated that she was “well brought up, amiable, good, charming and talented.” In 1744, Jeanne-Annette caught the eye of the King Louis XV and became his mistress.
She divorced her husband and was awarded the title Marquise de Pompadour. Louis XV had a tendency to always be bored and Madame de Pompadour knew how to keep him entertained. She had a small theater built at Versailles and staged plays just for him. Famous artists were commissioned to paint the scenery, and Francois Boucher designed elaborate costumes for the actors. Madame de Pompadour played the leading role and directed the performances. Courtiers played the other parts.
The King and Madame de Pompadour both loved animals. Their pets included monkeys, dogs, and many different kinds of birds. Louis had a large white angora cat and Mme de Pompadour had a small dog that was always by her side. Louis XV and Mme de Pompadour also shared an interest in architecture and the decorative arts.
Madame de Pompadour’s brother was appointed director of the King’s buildings and he, the King, and Mme Pompadour planned and built a number of costly palaces, pavilions and summer houses. They also patronized all forms of the decorative arts. Painters, sculptors, cabinetmakers, and craftsmen of all kinds were commissioned to decorate buildings and create elegant works of art. The period of Madame de Pompadour’s influence is considered the very height of refined taste in France. Madame de Pompadour would have liked to patronize literature by providing pensions for many of the talented writers whom she knew from the Paris salons. Her attempts to influence the King in this direction did not meet with much success.
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He had no literary interests and even disliked intellectuals. Louis informed her that this was a bad idea because there were too many writers. However, there was a need at court for some literary talent. It was at the urging of Madame de Pompadour that the King appointed Voltaire royal historiographer in April 1745, with a salary of two thousand books per year. Voltaire was given a room at Versailles, and it is likely that much of his time was spent in the archives of the palace doing research for his book about the reign of Louis XIV. On May 11, 1745, the French defeated the English at Fontenoy, and Voltaire wrote a poem of 350 lines to commemorate the victory..