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Café Histoire: Louis XI, "L’universelle araigne"

Monday 11 January 2016 17:30-19:00

Becoming King at thirty-eight, Louis XI, called “l’universelle araigne” by his enemies, doesn’t have a good reputation. Even though ugly and disagreeable, he was also an intelligent man. “I am France”, used to say this contemporary of Machiavel.

By Patrick Landri (In French, 90 mins)
Members: £5 / Non members: £8

Image: Louis XI, anonymous portrait from XVth century, Brooklyn Museum, New York

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