Louis XVIII, King of France

Standard Name: Louis XVIII,, King of France


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Material Conditions of Writing Catherine Gore
In The Tuileries, a Tale, published as by the author of Hungarian Tales, Romances of Real Life, &c &c., CG later said she had broken new ground historically. Published with Colburn and Bentley
Residence Grace Elliott
Some time following the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy, GE returned from England to France. (Louis XVIII re-entered Paris on 2 May.)
Elliott, Grace. Journal of My Life during the French Revolution. Rodale Press.
Textual Features Emmuska, Baroness Orczy
She apologises to her readers in a foreword (written at Paris) for presenting the life-story of a liar, thief and forger, and for allowing him, too, to tell it himself. This man, Hector Ratichon, served...
Textual Production Helen Maria Williams
HMW published A Narrative of the Events which have taken place in France, from the landing of Napoleon Bonaparte , on the 1st of March, 1815, till the Restoration of Louis XVIII.
Michael-Johnston, Georgina. Helen Maria Williams: Liberty, Sensibility, and Education. University of Alberta.
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon.
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31 March 1814: The victorious allied armies entered Paris...

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31 March 1814

The victorious allied armies entered Paris to reclaim France for monarchical government.

8 July 1815: Under terms set by the Congress of Vienna,...

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8 July 1815

Under terms set by the Congress of Vienna, Louis XVIII was restored for the second time to the throne of France, from which he had been driven by Napoleon .

16 September 1824: The restored Bourbon king Louis XVIII of...

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16 September 1824

The restored Bourbon king Louis XVIII of France died and was succeeded by his brother, Charles X .


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