Philip Mansel on King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

Dec 05, 2019, 05:03 PM
Philip Mansel talks about his new book, King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV, at the Oldie's Christmas lunch.

Louis XIV was perhaps the most powerful person on earth in his day. But there is much more to him than the bon vivant and patron of the arts that we think we know.