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TABLE IV.

THE "ACADÉMIE D'ARCHITECTURE" DURING THE REIGN OF LOUIS XIV.

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TABLE V.

THE "ACADÉMIE DE PEINTURE ET DE SCULPTURE" DURING THE REIGN OF LOUIS XIV.

Established by letters patent in February, 1648.

1650. Testelin.

Secretaries.

1681. Nicolas Guérin; Renou, assistant secretary. 1683. de Saint-George.

1714. François Tavernier.

List of the principal Members.

1648. Ch. Lebrun; Séb. Bourdon; H. de Beaubrun; Eust. Le Sueur; Testelin; L. de Boullongne; Ph. de Champagne; Louis Le Nain; Ant. Le Nain.

1651. Ch. de Beaubrun; Abraham Bosse.

1654. P. Ant. Le Moyne.

1657. François Girardon.

1663. Jacques Van Loo; Nicolas Mignard; J. B. de Champagne. 1668. Michel Anguier.

1669. Geneviève de Boullongne; Madeleine de Boullongne.

1672. Paul Mignard; Sébastien Leclerc.

1673. François van der Meulen.

1674. Gérard Audran.

1675. Claude Audran; Jean Jouvenet.

1676. Ant. Coysevox.

1677. Gérard Edelinck; Jean le Pautre; Bon de Boullongne, the

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Balance on the creditor's side 3,246,906 11

! These letters stand for livres, sous, deniers respectively.

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TABLE VII.

LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL OFFICERS OF THE KING'S HOUSEHOLD.

"MAISON CIVILE."

1. Clergy of the King's household, forming a total of nearly 200 persons.

Ecclesiastical officers: "Grand-aumônier de France," assisted by several inferior almoners, confessors,
preachers, etc.

Chaplains: "Maître de l'oratoire du roi," assisted by eight chaplains, eight clerks, sacristans, etc.
"Chapelle-musique," one hundred and fifty musicians.

2. "Bouche du Roi."

For the King's private use:

"Le gobelet du roi” (pantry and buttery), comprising upwards of fifty officers and servants. "Cuisine-bouche," comprising upwards of sixty officers and servants.

For the use of the whole household:

"Panneterie-commun," comprising nearly thirty officers and servants.

"Échansonnerie-commun" (buttery), comprising nearly forty officers and servants.
"Cuisine-commun," comprising upwards of one hundred officers and servants.

"Fruiterie," comprising upwards of thirty officers and servants.

"Fourrière" (stores for kitchen purposes), comprising upwards of fifty officers and servants.

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3. Lay officers of the King's household, and of his private closet. Upwards of seven hundred. Grand-Chambellan," four "Premiers gentilshommes de la chambre," "Grand-maître de la garde-robe," etc. 4. "Officiers des bâtiments." Upwards of two hundred, including comptrollers, directors, inspectors, etc., under the supreme rule of a "directeur et ordonnateur général.

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5. The King's stables, under the direction of the "Grand-écuyer" (generally known as Monsieur le grand).

6. The royal hunting establishment-"Vénerie," "Fauconnerie," "Louveterie;" about six hundred officers and attendants under the direction of the "Grand-veneur" (chief huntsman), "Grand-fauconnier" (chief falconer), and "Grand-louvetier" (master of the wolf-hounds).

7. Masters of the Ceremonies, under the direction of the "Prévôt de l'hôtel."

8. The King's treasurers and comptrollers, seventy in number.

9. The "Maréchaux des logis" (twelve), and "Fourriers des logis" (forty-eight), whose business it was to provide lodging-accommodation for the Court when the King was travelling; under the command of the "Grandmaréchal des logis."

"MAISON MIlitaire."

One company of Swiss body-guards [Cent Suisses] (100 men); household troops, infantry.
Two companies of musketeers (500)

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Four companies of French body-guards (1,440)

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"Gardes de la porte" (50), did duty day and night at the inner doors of the palace. "Gardes de la manche" (24), attended upon the King's person.

"Gentilshommes au bec-de-corbin" (two companies, 200); thus called from the shape of their halberds. "Gardes de la prévôté de l'hôtel du roi," a body of police-soldiers; also called "Hoquetons ordinaires du roi."

One company of "Gendarmes de la garde" (200 men); household troops, cavalry

One company of light cavalry, "Chevau-légers de la garde" (200); household troops,

One company of mounted grenadiers (130); household troops.

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