Louis XV was born on 15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774, known as Louis the Beloved, and was King of France from 1 September 1715 until the died in 1774. He succeeded his great-grandfather Louis XIV at the age of five. Until he reached maturity (then defined as his 13th birthday) on 15 February 1723, the kingdom was ruled by his grand-uncle Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, as Regent of France. Cardinal Fleury was chief minister from 1726 until the died in 1743, at which time the king took sole control of the kingdom.
Outlander historical accurate is about This uprising against England based on Bonnie Prince Charlie’s (Andrew Gower) claim to the English throne was accurately depicted on Outlander, although the conflict’s background was a bit simplified in the show, for example, not all Scots supported the prince.
Who is the rightful king in Outlander?
King Louis XV, he is the king of France in 1745, the cousin of James II and Bonnie Prince Charlie, and known widely as “Louis the Beloved.” He holds court at Versailles, naturally, where some of the second of season of Outlander unfolds.