Saturday, 1 July 2017

The Royal Households

The most distinguished members of the royal family were entitled to a personal household; these would count several hundred people with the king's being the largest. Here you will find the people who occupied the positions closest to the royal family.

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Marie Antoinette at her harp

Structure of the households

The structure and positions within each royal household. Since I have focused on the king's and queen's households under another page, this is for the remaining royal family. 


Household of the Grand Dauphin
      1660's

Members of the households

The individual members serving in the royal household from either a given year or collectively throughout the reigns of Louis XIV, XV and XVI.

The King's Service


Grand Officers of the Crown


The Dauphin's Service


The Queen's Service

Marie Thérèse's Ladies


Royal Children's Service



Royal Family's Service


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