Who they ruled-French
~expanded France's borders
~refined manners and art
~managed to reduce taxes
4 negative things -
~revoked the Edict of Nantes,its enforcement resulted in disaster:
~churches were razed
~soldiers committed torture and murder
~Protestants caught worshiping were executed
Family Life& religious affiliation
~Louis submitted to his duty and married Marrie- Therese of Austria, the daughter of King Philip IV of Spain.
~Between 1661-1678,the queen give birth to the grand dauphin(the heir to the throne)
~desiring religious unity for his kingdom,Louis objected to the existence of a Protestant minority in France.
One of the country they ruled-