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‘Versailles’ TV series and Voltaire

The cast of Versailles (BBC)
The cast of ‘Versailles’ (2016) (BBC)

To mark the screening of the TV series about life at court under Louis XIV, we decided to take a closer look at some of the eye-catching incidents featured.

Click on the additional links below to explore what Voltaire had to say about the scandals, the love affairs and the power tussles.