France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as Philippe, tries to take advantage of a little rebellion lead by a Breton squire (Pontallec) and of the famine to become archbishop... Description of the life of the court in this period of transition where the Fr...
le marquis de Pontcallec
la marquise de Parabère
François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy
le duc de Bourbon
le capitaine La Griollais