Holograph letter from Louis XIV to "Mon Cousin",
1645 February 22.
|Main Creator:||Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715|
Ordering the displacement of 400 Irish soldiers from Caron to Saint Denis d'Anjou to reinforce the local garrison.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Written in a secretary hand and signed "Louis". At the time of the letter, Louis was only 6 or 7 years old having been born in 1638 and only succeeded the throne in 1643. Signature might not have been his own and probably signed by someone of his behalf.
Physical description: 2 sheets.
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|MS 41,925||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|