Stuff You Missed in History Class
Stuff You Missed in History Class

Madame de Maintenon and Louis XIV

September 21, 200929 min
As the Sun King, Louis XIV ruled France for over 70 years. Yet even a king can't get everything he wants. Learn about Louis' secret marriage to Madame de Maintenon -- and why it was secret -- in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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