Louis XV

  1. 1710–74, king of France 1715–74 (great grandson of Louis XIV).

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  • The later style of houses are of the time of Louis XV., and many of them are good specimens of sufficiently ornamented dwellings.

    The Life of the Moselle | Octavius Rooke
  • Louis XV used to combine excursions thither with his visits to Versailles.

    Chantilly in History and Art | Louise M. Richter
  • These institutions increased rapidly in number under Louis XV., and became the favorite resort of distinguished individuals.

    The Youthful Wanderer | George H. Heffner

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Louis XV

  1. 1710–74, king of France (1715–74); great-grandson of Louis XIV. He engaged France in a series of wars, esp the disastrous Seven Years' War (1756–63), which undermined the solvency and authority of the crown

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