Absolute Monarchy: Crash Course

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Video

John Horgan
by CrashCourse
published on 18 April 2021

So far, the rulers of Europe have been working to consolidate their power and expand their kingdoms, and this is it. The moment they've been working toward: Absolute Monarchy. We're going to learn about how kings and queens became absolute rulers in Europe, and where better to start than with Louis XIV of France (r. 1643–1715 CE), who is really the model for absolute rule.

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