Back up to: Versailles
10/10 Sophie stubbornly risks angering Marchal.
9/10 Henriette has a rocky reunion with her brother, Charles II of England.
8/10 Louis proposes an audacious alliance with England and an unexpected envoy to negotiate it.
7/10 While Louis has a fever, those conspiring against him grow in strength and confidence.
6/10 A protest halts construction at the palace but Louis refuses to let Philippe help.
5/10 Louis prepares for a lavish celebration in the palace gardens.
4/10 Seductive young ladies vie to attract the king's eye at court.
3/10 A rich African prince suffers a curiously restrained reception.
2/10 Harsh steps must be taken to preserve the royal reputation, and Philippe causes a stir.
1/10 Young Louis XIV seeks to stamp his authority on court and country but faces resistance.