The Mausolea & Monuments Trust

Between Triumph and Disaster: French Royal Funerals from Louis XIV to Louis XVIII

10 February 2021



Dr. Philip Mansel ( is the author of fourteen books on France and the Middle East, including histories of Constantinople and nineteenth century Paris. He is President of the Scientific Committee of the Research Centre of the Chateau de Versailles and a Fellow of the Institute of Historical Research, London. In 2012 he won the London Library Life in Literature award and in 2019 the Franco-British Book Prize. In 1995 he was a co-founder of the Society for Court Studies.

Image: Jan van Huchtenburgh's March of the King accompanied by his guards passing over the Pont Neuf in the direction of the Palace. Koninklijke Bibliothee


Where: Online. Details of the link will be circulated shortly before the event.

When: 6.30pm 

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