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ADVENTURERS, EMIRS & GENERALS
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Joan Of Arc’s Doomed Campaign
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French Officer’s Coat
In the late 17th and early 18th centuries, France was the dominant European power and Louis XIV was the continent’s most powerful absolute monarch. Known as the “Sun King”, Louis’ hegemony over his rivals was in large part due to the reformed French