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Age of Absolute Monarchs. Mid 1600s-1700s By: Mr. Brady. Rest of Europe. Keep in mind that the Age of Absolute Monarchs is taking place right smack dabbey in the middle of the Scientific Revolution (1550-1700). . Age of Absolute Monarchs.

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Age of absolute monarchs

Age of Absolute Monarchs

Mid 1600s-1700s

By: Mr. Brady


Rest of europe
Rest of Europe

  • Keep in mind that the Age of Absolute Monarchsis taking place right smack dabbey in the middle of the Scientific Revolution (1550-1700).


Age of absolute monarchs1
Age of Absolute Monarchs

  • Absolutism: is the belief that one ruler (typically a King) should hold all of the power in a country.

  • An Absolute Monarch: Wants to control ABSOLUTELY every aspect of his society

    • Taxes, Wars, Religion, Laws, Press, Literature, Art

Why did I underline Absolut?


Divine right of kings
Divine Right of Kings

Divine Right: The belief that God (the divine) gave the Kings the Right (power) to Rule.

What are some negative and positive aspects of this doctrine?

Egotistical Much?


Factors that allowed for absolute monarchs
Factors that allowed for Absolute Monarchs

1.) Disorder during Middle Ages

2.) After the Crusades (religious wars during the Middle Ages to restore Christianity back to Jerusalem) Europeans saw the East where Absolute Monarchies were common.

3.) The rise of countries during the Age of Exploration (1500-1600s)

4.) Decline in the Church caused by the Renaissance and Reformation (1400-1600s)


Effects of absolute monarchies
Effects of Absolute Monarchies

  • 1.) Rulers regulated religious worship and social gatherings to control the spread of ideas

  • 2.) Rulers increased the size of their courts to appear more powerful

  • 3.) Rulers created bureaucracies (government jobs) to control their countries’ economies

  • In essence, Absolute Monarchies controlled all aspects of society to maintain their power.


Best example of absolute monarchy louis xiv 14 th of france
Best example of Absolute Monarchy: Louis XIV (14th) of France

  • King Louis 14th: (1643-1715)

  • Technically became King when he was 5 years old.

  • Took over France and essentially controlled all aspects of society.

  • Known as the “SUN KING”



First stage of the enlargement of the hunting lodge of Louis XIII (built in 1624) into the Palace at Versailles under Louis XIV (1668-9) by Louis LeVau; the black portions of the plan represent this stage.


The queen’s apartments XIII (built in 1624) into the Palace at Versailles under Louis XIV (1668-9) by Louis LeVau; the black portions of the plan represent this stage.


The bedroom of Louis XIV, site of the rituals called “Le Grand Lever” and “Le Grand Coucher.”


The fountains from a bird’s eye view of Versailles Park Grand Lever” and “Le Grand Coucher.”


La Salon de Guerre (Salon of War) was the prelude to the Hall of Mirrors. The relief portrait by Coysevox is based on…




The palace situated between the village of Versailles and the park with grand avenues radiating from the Court of Honor

The principal approach connected with the Champs Elysees in Paris.

The garden in detail reflects the geometry of the plan at the urban and regional scale.


The fountains with the main e-w axis in view. the park with grand avenues radiating from the Court of Honor

Naval battles were staged on the lagoon to the west of the sloping grass terrace


The fountains from a bird’s eye view of Versailles Park the park with grand avenues radiating from the Court of Honor


The Ambassadors’ Staircase the park with grand avenues radiating from the Court of Honor


The queen’s apartments the park with grand avenues radiating from the Court of Honor


The bedroom of Louis XIV, site of the rituals called “Le Grand Lever” and “Le Grand Coucher.”


La Salon de Guerre (Salon of War) was the prelude to the Hall of Mirrors. The relief portrait by Coysevox is based on…



Absolute monarchies document based questions
Absolute Monarchies Document Based Questions the axis of absolute power.

  • 1.) In small groups (Mr. Brady will divide you) you will read the 5 documents about different Absolute Monarchs during the 1550s-1700s.

  • You will answer the corresponding questions on a separate sheet of paper.

  • After 8 minutes and 53 seconds, Mr. Brady will say switch and you will rotate the documents.

  • Do your best to answer all the questions.

  • We will discuss at the end of the period.


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