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Absolutism in France under louis XIV

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 02:31 AM by funakison

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Absolutism in France under Louis XIV
Despite the attempts of the early Stuart kings such as Charles I to impose it, the notion of `The Divine Right of Kings` was rebuffed in England yet flourished in France. Absolutism was a form of government where the ruling monarchs were responsible to God alone, sovereignty was embodied in the king. Absolute rulers became the legislators of their country they made the law.
France was the country in which absolutism hit its
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