Louis XIV and the origins of the Dutch War

by Paul Sonnino

Publisher: Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715.,
  • Dutch War, 1672-1678 -- Causes.

Edition Notes

Other titlesLouis 14th and the origins of the Dutch War., Louis Fourteenth and the origins of the Dutch War.
StatementPaul Sonnino.
SeriesCambridge studies in early modern history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD277.5 .S66 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2526686M
ISBN 100521345901
LC Control Number88001889

Book Description: The Duc de Saint-Simon was at the very center of Louis XIV's court at Versailles, a hotbed of intrigue, passion, jealousy, and political skullduggery. He was a genuinely pious and honest man whose unblinking record of the court-his eye-witness testimony of wars, intrigues, and royal visits-make this a supreme work of art. Conferred Best History Book Prize for by Amazon. The Wars of Louis XIV, – () Author: John A Lynn PhD Pages: Price: $ Paperback. Unlike the tome above, which concentrates on the actual military forces of France, this book looks at its performance in the field through the Sun King’s various conflicts. 15 Apr - Explore charlesvasey's board "Louis XIV", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Louis xiv, Military history and History pins. May 5, - My scrapbook of uniforms from the War of Spanish Succession, give or take a decade. See more ideas about War, Seven years' war and Military history pins.

Unfortunately, the Dutch Army of William of Orange's period, specifically during the Franco-Dutch War of , is not very well documented, either in print or online. The French are much better documented, both in artwork and in print, and the British in print, with some online sources as already published here. The war against Spain () undertaken to enforce the claim of the queen, Maria Theresa, to the sovereignty of the Low Countries (guerre de dévolution), in which the king in person accomplished the conquest of Flanders and made a military promenade in Franche-Comté; the Dutch War (), in which Louis distinguished himself by that. Philippe de France, brother of Louis XIV, known as “Monsieur”, played no part in the political affairs of the kingdom. Known for preferring his male favourites to his wives, more at home in Paris than at Versailles, he won a famous military victory over William of Orange in His son, from his second marriage to the Princess Palatine, would go on to rule as regent until. The French king Louis XIV aimed, along with the English, to reduce the mighty Dutch Republic to a second-rate power. They planned to attack the Republic by land and sea. This was a condition of the Treaty of Dover. The bishoprics of Munster and Cologne were a necessary logistical addition. In April , Louis declared war on the Republic.

Louis XIV's Foreign Policy - Prior to Spanish Succession vicious foreign policy, failed attacks of the spanish netherlands and then dutch provinces, took franche-comte, wanted to further dissolve HRE, occupied strasbourg, absorb alsace and lorraine.   Nominally a biography of Francoise D’Abigne, Louis XIV’s last mistress and his secret wife, Ms. Buckley’s book is more a cultural and political history of 17th-century France. 1 ed Netherlands Franco-Dutch War Louis XIV Swart Dutch FORTS West Indies “The Netherland-Historian” is a rare 17 th-century historical account of notable voyages, wars, and political history in collection of historical reports and letters covers the Franco-Dutch War, political reigns of Louis XIV of France, Charles II of England, and the Prince of Orange, the military. The best biography on Louis XIV I've read to date is written by Jean-Christian Petitfils - louis xvi: Jean-Christian Petitfils - but, unfortunately, it's in French, and I wasn't able to find an English translation.

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Racine once eulogized the war as a brilliantly executed venture which put the insolent Dutch in their place. Saint-Simon, on the other hand, saw it as the disastrous result of endemic jealousies, in which Le Tellier and Louvois sought to displace Colbert in Louis' : Cambridge University Press.

Louis XIV and the origins of the Dutch War. [Paul Sonnino] -- "This stylish and highly entertaining account of the origins of the Franco-Dutch War of is based on massive archival researches covering twelve countries. This stylish and highly entertaining account of the origins of the Franco-Dutch War of is based on massive archival researches covering twelve countries.

Contrary to the accepted historical opinion that there was a meeting of minds within Louis XIV's conseil d'en haut over the desirability of the war, 4/5(2). Louis 14th and the origins of the Dutch War Louis Fourteenth and the origins of the Dutch War: Responsibility: Paul Sonnino. Louis XIV and the Origins of the Dutch War (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History) 作者: Paul Sonnino 出版社: Cambridge University Press 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback 丛书: Cambridge Studies in Early Modern HistoryAuthor: Paul Sonnino.

Shelves: age-of-louis-xiv In The Failure of Louis XIVs Dutch War (), Carl J. Ekberg expands on his doctoral dissertation () at Rutgers University and subsequent journal articles From Dutch to European War: Louis XIV and Louvois are Tested () and The Great Captains Greatest Mistake: Turennes German Campaign of ()/5.

In Louis XIV and the Origins of the Dutch War (), Sonnino explores the motives of Louis XIV, the advice of his principal confidants, and the diplomatic maneuvers that led to the French invasion of the United Provinces in The work examines the decision-making process of Louis XIV’s court.

Dutch War, also called Franco-dutch War, (–78), the second war of conquest by Louis XIV of France, whose chief aim in the conflict was to establish French possession of the Spanish Netherlands after having forced the Dutch Republic’s acquiescence. The Third Anglo-Dutch War (–74) formed part of this general war.

During the early years of Louis XIV’s reign, Anne and Mazarin introduced policies that further consolidated the monarchy’s power, angering nobles and members of the legal aristocracy. Beginning intheir discontent erupted into a civil war known as the Fronde, which forced the royal family to flee Paris.

Louis XIV would involve his nation in a war with the Netherlands. The Franco-Dutch War had many positive and negative effects for the King and his country. France would gain a good deal of territory however he would himself with a new rival the young William III, Prince of Orange and the Stadtholder of the Dutch by: 1.

Louis had demonstrated by arresting Fouquet that he would brook no over-mighty minister in his conseil d’en haut, nor was this lesson lost on the secretary for war, Le Tellier, the controller-general of finances, J. Colbert, and the secretary for foreign affairs, Lionne.

The king had, with their aid, restored order at home and contented Cited by: Louis XIV died infour days shy of his 77th birthday, from gangrene associated with an infection in his leg. Early life and marriage.

Louis was the son of Louis XIII and his Spanish queen, Anne of Austria. He succeeded his father on At the age of four years and eight months, he was, according to the laws of the kingdom, not.

Louis XIV and the Origins of the Dutch War. Cambridge University Press. ISBN Swann, Julian (). Provincial Power and Absolute Monarchy. Cambridge University Press.

ISBN Wolf, John B (). Emergence of European Civilization. Joanna Cotler Books. ISBN Wolf, John B (). Louis on: Spanish Netherlands, Franche-Comté. The Franco-Dutch War, often just the Dutch War (French: Guerre de Hollande; Dutch: Hollandse Oorlog), was a conflict that lasted from to between the Dutch Republic and France, each supported by had the support of England and Sweden, while the Dutch were supported by Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and Denmark.

The war began in May when France invaded the Location: The Low Countries, England, Alsace. At the beginning of this century, Ernest Lavisse in his great Histoire de France remarked that our knowledge of the political and military history of the first half of Louis XIV's reign was superficial.

At about the same time, the young Georges Pagès, who became the doyen of political historians of the Old Regime for the next generation of French scholars, made much the same observation. Louis XIV, –, king of France (–), son and successor of King Louis XIII. Early Reign. After his father's death his mother, Anne of Austria, was regent for Louis, but the real power was wielded by Anne's adviser, Cardinal Mazarin.

Louis did not take over the government until Mazarin's death (). Warfare dominated the long reign of the `Sun-king', Louis XIV. For forty years fromFrance was continuously at war and had one of the largest armies seen in the West since the fall of imperial Rome.

The campaigns secured little territory, but almost bankrupted the country and the consequences for the French monarchy were dramatic - contributing to its eventual downfall. Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September – 1 September ), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi Soleil), was King of France from until his death in His reign of 72 years and days is the longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in European history.

In the age of absolutism in Europe, Louis XIV's France was a leader in the Father: Louis XIII of France. W hereas Louis had calcu- Louis XIV and the Origins of the Dutch War. Article.

Dec ; AM HIST REV The books is a fundamental starting-point for any understanding of the distinctiveness. A alliance of England, Sweden, and the Dutch Republic formed to halt the expansion of Louis XIV’s France in the War of Devolution. The alliance never engaged in combat against France, but it was enough of a threat to force Louis to halt his offensive and sign the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle with Spain.

Paul Sonnino, Louis XIV and the Origins of the Dutch War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press ). Wouter Troost, Sir William Temple, William III and the Balance of Power in Europe (Dordrecht: Republic of Letters ).

The Dutch War of Louis XIV. was just the beginning of his quest for hegemony in Europe. Dutch stadholder William III. was too aware of that and made it his life's object to thwart Louis' objective.

William would become the soul of an anti-French alliance that would oppose him in the War of the Grand Alliance () and in the War of. Review Article: Louis XIV's Dutch War (/79) Paul Sonnino. Louis XIV and the Origins of the Dutch War. Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History series.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xii, $ (paperback). Carl J. Ekberg. The Failure of Louis XIV's Dutch War. This volume explores French partisan warfare in the Spanish Netherlands during the Dutch War ().

It considers such practices as contributions, fire-raids, and blockades before sieges. The author relies extensively on archival sources, and in many cases explores events that have been passed over by similar studies. Louis XIV and his generals used partisan warfare to fit a.

Wahhabi War | 3 Minute History - Duration: Ja views. Ten Minute History - The Dutch Revolt (Short Documentary) - Duration: The Wars of Louis XIV (AP European History. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

Louis XIV Item Preview remove-circle The "métier" of the king -- High policy -- The war of devolution -- The Dutch war: assault -- The Dutch war: threat of defeat, -- The Dutch war: last phase -- The court of Apollo -- The young king: his wife, mother, mistresses Pages: Inwhen Louis XIV was still shy of 10 years old, the Parlement of Paris rebelled against his chief minister, Mazarin.

In an attempt to overthrow the crown, they waged a civil war, called the Born: King Louis XIV of France led several armed conflicts during his reign between and There were four major wars and numerous smaller conflicts. First there was the War of Devolution in / in which France was fighting against Spain for the Spanish posessions in the Spanish Netherlands.

Second there was the Dutch War (), a French attempt to conquer the United Provinces of. Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King, was the longest-reigning monarch in European history, ruling France for 72 years and days.

He was responsible for moving the center of French government to the Palace of Versailles in Author: Mckenzie Perkins. Buy a cheap copy of The Wars of Louis XIV, - book by John A. Lynn. Warfare dominated the long reign of the `Sun-king', Louis XIV.

For forty years fromFrance was continuously at war and had one of the largest armies seen in Free shipping over $Cited by: Louis's reign was marked by aggressive French foreign policies. After the death of his father-in-law, Louis claimed part of the Spanish Netherlands and launched the War of Dutch Devolution (