In 1654, Anne of Austria is worried about the libido of her offspring royal. At 16 years old, Louis XIV did not seem attracted to the fairer sex. This is not normal. Would it be as weak as his father Louis XIII ? Has he not taken twenty-two years for it to finally succeed to plant the small seed on the lawn of Anne of Austria, that was to become Louis XIV ?

in Short, noting that his son has no love, the queen mother seeks the right person to déniaiser his son. The choice is delicate. It should not be too appetizing for that Louis attaches to it. He does not need to pa…

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