In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.
Did You Know?
Throughout the show, Evan Williams's character is called only Chevalier (or the Chevalier). This is likely to avoid confusion since, like his lover, the Chevalier de Lorraine was named Philippe. Coincidentally, the Chevalier also had an older brother named Louis. See more
Though the series is set in the 17th century at the early period of Louis XIV's reign, the setting of Versailles is inaccurate due to the building in present state not bearing resemblance to any of the 17th century vestiges thought up of Louis XIV. See more
Spin-off Inside Versailles
Performed by M83
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