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Le Château De Versailles

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Le Château De Versailles

  1. 1. Le Château de Versailles
  2. 2. Le Château de Versailles <ul><li>Louis XIV hoped to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>gain greater control of the government from the nobility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>distance himself from the population of Paris </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chose the site of the royal hunting lodge in Versailles </li></ul><ul><li>All government offices here </li></ul>
  3. 3. Le Château de Versailles <ul><li>Nobility at Court </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Louis XIV required nobility to live at Versailles for a certain amount of time each year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Elaborate Ceremonies (strict etiquette) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Waking up, going to bed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting dressed, getting undressed </li></ul></ul>

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