Louis the Great


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Noun1.Louis the Great - king of France from 1643 to 1715Louis the Great - king of France from 1643 to 1715; his long reign was marked by the expansion of French influence in Europe and by the magnificence of his court and the Palace of Versailles (1638-1715)
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Visitors can see larger-than-life renditions of the first Hungarian King, Saint Stephen (1000-1038), Louis the Great (1342-1382), Sigismund of Luxembourg (1387-1437) and Matthias Corvinus (1458-1490) among others.
Jane Marie Todd did the best she could to attenuate Fumaroli's vitriol (420), but it bears no apparent relationship to his principal argument, and so relies on the same sort of unquestioned unanimity among his readers which he so eloquently charges Louis the Great and his agents with instilling in his subjects.