The ruling family of France from the late sixteenth century until the French Revolution. The Bourbon kings were known for their stubbornness; the politician Talleyrand is supposed to have said of them, “They have learned nothing, and they have forgotten nothing.” Louis xiv and Louis xvi were Bourbon kings.
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The selection will make ten million Yankees fans cry in their bourbons.Why We Worship Derek Jeter (Even If He Kinda Sucks at Shortstop)|Robert Silverman|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"The Bourbons learned nothing, and forgot nothing;" and the common people were too discouraged to think.Woman in Modern Society|Earl Barnes
The roots of French society were not fixed in the Bourbons, but in the nations.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
Monsieur and Artois were the Bourbons able to maintain a court about them in exile.Lazarre|Mary Hartwell Catherwood