THE ARMIES AND WARS OF THE SUN KING 1643-1715, VOLUME 1: The Guard of Louis XIV
This volume deals with the Sun King's early years, from his birth in 1638, the resounding victory of Rocroi when he was a child king, the unstable years of the Fronde civil wars, his seizure of absolute power in 1661, and the initial foreign military adventures culminating with the French army's blitzkriegs of 1667-1668. Well illustrated, some in color.
Publisher: Helion & Company
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 3728862