Grade 7
A Closer Look
  Morning at Versailles
(Use with p. 455.)

You can use these Internet resources to learn more about King Louis XIV and his home at Versailles.

Château de Versailles
Spend a day with the Sun King at his palace at Versailles. This official site of Versailles provides detailed information on Louis XIV's daily life, his friends and associates, and the palace at Versailles. You can find descriptions, images, fun facts, and online masterpieces, too.
http://www.chateauversailles.fr/en/

Accounts of Louis XIV
Check out these fascinating first-person descriptions of the "Sun King."
http://history.hanover.edu/texts/louisxiv.html

 


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