July 30, 1683. The day on which the spouse of Louis XIV is killed by his doctors - The Point

The 20th of July 1683, the king and the queen are back to Versailles after a trip to Burgundy and Alsace. Marie-Thérèse has yet enlarged, it has become a real s

July 30, 1683. The day on which the spouse of Louis XIV is killed by his doctors - The Point


The 20th of July 1683, the king and the queen are back to Versailles after a trip to Burgundy and Alsace. Marie-Thérèse has yet enlarged, it has become a real small ball. Four days later, she starts complaining of a lump under his left arm. On the 27th of July, the fever wins. Invited to his bedside, doctors are finding fact the lump under his armpit, but these fools, confirming all the evil that Molière thinks of them, diagnose rheumatism. They ordered the only remedy that they know : bleeding. The next day, the health of the re...

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