Course Description

A Walk Through Royal History in France

Discover the essence of French history through the story of France's  monarchy.  Learn about French kings and queens, and trace the French royal dynasties, through the centuries.  Remarkable stories and intrigues of the Valois, Bourbon, and other royal courts will enhance your understanding of French culture and will prepare you for a well-informed trip to France's royal sites, and you also will receive reading and film lists for further investigation.


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