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First posted on September 9th 2011, last revised on August 27th 2013

For later history, see under France

1774-1789 : Domestic Policy .. Economy .. Intellectual Life .. Foreign Policy
1715-1774 : Domestic Policy .. Economy .. Intellectual Life .. Foreign Policy
1661-1715 : Domestic Policy .. Economy .. Intellectual Life .. Foreign Policy
1610-1661 : Domestic Policy .. Economy .. Intellectual Life .. Foreign Policy
1589-1610 : Domestic Policy .. Economy .. Intellectual Life .. Foreign Policy
1559-1589 : Domestic Policy .. Economy .. Intellectual Life .. Foreign Policy .. Huguenot Wars
1515-1559 : Domestic Policy .. Economy .. Intellectual Life .. Foreign Policy

Frankish Kingdom : Merovingian Dynasty, 481-751
Frankish Kingdom : Carolingian Dynasty, 751-887

Historical Encyclopedia Entries : History of France 1789-1815, French Wars 1789-1815
Historical Atlas, France Page

Traditional Provinces of France : Angoumois, Anjou, Aunis, Auvergne, Bearn, Berri, Bourbonnais, Bretagne (Brittany), Burgundy (Bourgogne), Champagne, Foix, Guyenne et Gascogne, Isle-de-France, Languedoc, Limousin, Lyonnais, Maine, La Marche, Nevers, Normandie, Orleanais, Picardie, Poitou, Provence, Saintonge, Touraine

Annexed Provinces : Alsace (Elsass), Artois, Corsica (Corse), Dauphine, (French) Flandre, Franche Comte, Lorraine, Orange, Roussillon, Trois Eveches, Venaissin

Historical Atlas, France Page

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Country Profiles Current Article : Ancien Regime in France, from Wikipedia
Country Profiles Historical A. Young, Letters concerning the present state of the French nation 1769, GB
Links on History Category : Ancien Regime in France, from Wikipedia
Organizations Lists of Organizations Liste de societe savantes d'histoire et d'archeologie en France, from Wikipedia French edition
Liste des associations genealogiques (France), from genealogie.tm.fr
Institutions Article : Commission nationale des monuments historiques , from Wikipedia French edition
Ministere de la Culture, Archeologie, Patrimoine et Monuments, Histoire et Archives
Societies Societe de l'Histoire de France
Association des Professeurs d'Histoire et Geographie, from Euroclio
Federation des Ecomusees et des Musees de Societe
Societe française de numismatique
Societe de l'Histoire du Protestantisme Français
Historical Dictionaries Links : Historical Dictionaries and Historic French, from Tennessee Bob's Famous French Links
C. Chabot, Encyclopedie monastique, ou histoire des monasteries, congregations religieuses et couvens qui ont existe en France, 1827, in French, GB
M. Coutan, Dictionnaire de l'histoire de France, 1778, in French, GB
P. le Bas, Dictionnaire encyclopedique de l'histoire de France, 1829, in French, GB
J.B. Courcelles, Dictionnaire historique et biographique des generaux Français : depuis le onzieme siecle jusqu'en 1820 vol.1, 1820, vol.2, 1820, vol.3, 1821, vol.5, 1822, vol.6, 1822, vol.7, 1823, vol.8, 1823, in French, GB
F.A. Aubert, Dictionnaire historique des moeurs, usages et coutumes des François, 1767, in French, GB
Timelines Timeline, from BBC News; France to 1649, 1650-1795, from timelines.ws
Timeline French Foreign Policy, from France Diplomatie; Chronologie, from herodote.net, in French, clickable, numerous subfiles
Article Chronology of France, from Speedy Look, French perspective, (sometimes awkward) English
Accounts of History General, Modern History of France, France in the Middle Ages 843-1492, Early Modern France 1492-1791, Territorial evolution of France, from Wikipedia
General, Historical in French F.E. de Mezeray, Abrege chronologique de l'histoire de France vol.1, 1673, vol.2, 1688, in French, GB
C.F.X. Millot, Precis de l'histoire de France vol.1, 1791, vol.2, 1791, in French, GB
L.P. Anquetil, Histoire De France: depuis les gaulois jusqu'la la mort de Louis XVI, (et depuis cette epoque jusqu'au traite du 20 Novembre 1815) vol.1, 1839, vol.2, 1839, vol.3, 1813, vol.4, 1826, vol.6, 1813, vol.8, 1813, vol.11, 1813, vol.12, 1813, vol.13, 1813, vol.14, 1822, 1802-1804, 1826, index vol. 1828, tables synchroniques 1828, in French, GB
P.S. Laurentie, Histoire de France: divis? par ?oques depuis les origines gauloises jusqu'aux temps pr?ents, vol.1 1839, vol.2 1839, vol.3 1841, vol.4 1841, vol.5 1841, vol.6 1843, vol.7 1844, vol.8 1845, in French, GB
J. Michelet, Histoire de France, vol.1, 1861, vol.2, 1861, vol.3, 1861, vol.4, 1861, vol.5, 1861, vol.6, 1861, vol.7, 1855, vol.8, 1857, vol.9, 1856, Vol.10, 1860, vol.11, 1857, vol.12, 1858, vol.13, 1863, vol.14, 1862, vol.15, 1864, vol.16, 1866, vol.17, 1867, GB
H. Martin, Histoire de France: depuis les temps les plus recul? jusqu'en 1789 vol.1, 1864, vol.2, 1860, vol.3, 1855, vol.5, 1855, vol.6, 1865, vol.7, 1860, vol.8, 1860, vol.9, 1858, vol.11, 1860, vol.12, 1862, vol.13, 1858, vol.15, 1859, vol.15, 1865, vol.16, 1860, vol.17, 1860, vol.18, 1853, GB
A. Trognon, Histoire de France, vol.1, 1863, vol.2, 1863, vol.3, 1863, vol.4, 1864, vol.5, 1865, in French, GB
in other languages M. Chalons, The history of France, 1752, GB
W. Anderson, The History of France vol.1, 1769, vol.2, 1769, GB
J. Gifford, The history of France: from the earliest times, to the present important era. From the French of Velly, Villaret, Garnier, Mezeray, Daniel, and other eminent historians; with notes, critical and explanatory, vol.2, 1792, vol.3, 1792, GB
A. Ranken, The history of France: civil and military, ecclesiastical, political, literary, commercial, vol.1, 1801, vol.2, 1802, vol.3, 1804, vol.4, 1818, vol.5, 1818, vol.6, 1818, vol.8, 1820, vol.9, 1822, GB
Specific Periods other Articles : Carolingiens, Capetiens, from Wikipedia French edition
Articles : House of Capet, House of Valois, House of Bourbon, Ancien Regime of France, Early Modern France, from Wikipedia
1323-1459 A. Vallet de Viriville, Histoire de Charles VII: roi de France et de son ?oque 1403-1461 vol.1 1862, vol.2 1863, vol.3 1865, in French, GB
Article : Guerre de Cent Ans, from Wikipedia French edition
1459-1515 C.P. Duclos, Histoire de Louis XI., vol.1 1745, vol.2 1745, vol.3 1745, in French, GB
T. Benazet, Regne de Louis XI., 1847, in French, GB
A. Varillas, Histoire de Charles VIII., 1691, in French, GB
P. de Commynes, Chronique du Roy Charles VIII., 1546, in French, GB
Articles Louis XI. of France, Charles VIII. of France, Louis XII. of France, from Wikipedia
1515-1559 J. Bacon, The life and times of Francis the First: king of France 1830, GB; J. Pardoe, The court and reign of Francis the First, king of France vol.1 1849, GB
Article : Francis I. of France, Henry II. of France, from Wikipedia
1559-1610 A.C. Davila, The history of the Civil Wars of France, 1678, GB
J. Garden, The history of Henry III (last of the house of Valois) king of France, 1783, GB
M. le Moine, The life of Henry the Fourth of France, 1785, GB
Article : Guerres de Religion (France), from Wikipedia French edition
1610-1661 A. Bazin, Histoire de France sous Louis XIII., 1842, in French, GB
A. Aubery, L'histoire du cardinal-duc de Richelieu vol.1 1666, vol.2 1666, vol.3 1667, vol.4 1667, in French, GB
L.C. de Beaupoil Saint-Aulaire, Histoire de la Fronde vol.1 1827, vol.2 1843, vol.3 1827, in French, GB
G. Gualdo-Priorato, Histoire du minist?e du cardinal Mazarin vol.1 1672, vol.2 1672, in French, GB
1661-1715 H.P. de Limiers, Histoire du Regne de Louis XIV. Roi de France et de Navarre vol.1 pt.1 1718, vol.1 pt.2 1718, vol.2 pt.1 1718, vol.2 pt.2 1718, vol.3 1717, vol.4 1718, vol.5 1718, vol.6 1718, vol.7 1718, vol.8 1718, vol.9 1718, vol.10 1718, in French, GB
I. de Larrey, Histoire de France sous le r?ne de Louis XIV vol.1 1718, vol.2 1718, vol.3 1718, vol.4 1722, vol.5 1723, vol.6 1722, vol.7 1722, vol.8 1722, in French, GB
P. Pellisson-Fontanier, Histoire de Louis XIV.: depuis la mort du Cardinal Mazarin en 1661. jusq'?la paix de Nimegue en 1678, vol.1 1749, vol.2 1749, vol.3 1749, in French, GB
Voltaire, The age of Louis XIV.: To which is added, an abstract of The age of Louis XV. , 1779, GB; G.P.R. James, The Life and Times of Louis XIV, 1838, GB; H. Martin, The Age of Louis XIV., 1865, GB
1715-1789 A. Jobez, La France sous Louis XV: (1715-1774) 1869, in French, GB
Administration Links Catregory : Political History of the Ancien Regime, from Wikipedia
Institutions Article : Estates General (France), from Wikipedia
Article : Parlement, from Wikipedia
Article : Grand Conseil, from Wikipedia
Article : Conseil du Roi, from Wikipedia
Political Rituals N. Menin, A description of the coronation of the kings and queens of France, with an Historical Account of that Institution, 1775, GB
Foreign Relations A. de Miltitz, Manuel des Consuls, vol.2 pt.2 : Des Consulats a l'Etranger par les Principaux Etats de l'Europe et les Etats-Unis de l'Amerique du Nord, bk.3 : Etablissement des Consulats a l'Etranger, Section I : France, pp.5-207, 1839, in French, GB
Military Links Category : Military History of the Ancien Regime, from Wikipedia
General Article France : from Military History Encyclopedia on the Web
Article Military History of France, from Wikipedia
P. Giguet, Histoire militaire de la France, vol.1 1849, vol.2 1849, in French, GB
Army A. Pascal, Histoire de l'arme et de tous les regiments depuis les premiers temps de la monarchie française jusqu'a nos jours vol.1 1847, vol.2 1853, vol.3 1850, vol.4 1864, in French, GB
Navy E. Sue, Histoire de la marine française, vol.1, 1845, vol.2, 1835, vol.3, 1845, in French, GB
Institutions F. Sicard, Histoire des institutions militaires des français, suivie d'un aperçu sur la marine militaire vol.1 1834, vol.2 1834, vol.3 1834, vol.4 1834, vol.5 1831, in French, GB
Uniforms, Insignia French Military Insignia, from Histoire Militaire, comment in French
Regiments Category : French Regiments of the Ancien Regime , from Wikipedia
Categorie : Unite militaire française historique, from Wikipedia French edition
Fortifications Liste de forts, fortifications, citadelles et places fortes en France, from Wikipedia French edition
Wars Categorie : Guerre de l'histoire de France, from Wikipedia French edition
Economy & Finances Links Category : Economic History of the Ancien Regime, from Wikipedia
General Articles Economic History of France, in France, from Speedy Look
Article Economic History of France; from Wikipedia
The Economic History and the Economy of France, by Thayer Watkins
Economic History Les Français, pp.445-539 in vol.2 : Temps Modernes, of H. Scherer, Histoire du commerce de toutes les nations: depuis les temps anciens jusqu'a nos jours., 1857, in French, GB
Periods McCusker, John J., and James C. Riley. The French Economy, 1650-1788: Economic Growth, the Money Supply, and Monetarist Theory - A Summary. Business and Economic History, 2d ser., 11 (1982): 102-4.
Institutions Articles Bourse de Paris, Chamber of Commerce and of Industry in France, from Speedy Look
History of Paris Stock Exchanges, from Euronext
Reperes Historiques, from Assemblee des Chambres Françaises de Commerce et d'Industrie, in French
Finances, Taxes A Global History of Currencies : France
M. Necker, A treatise on the administration of the finances of France , 2nd edition. vol.1, 1786, vol.2, 1786, vol.3, 1786, GB
A compendious history of the taxes of France, and of the oppressive methods of raising them, 1694, GB
J. Bresson, Histoire financiere de la France: depuis l'origine de la monarchie jusqu'a l'anne 1828 : precedee d'une introduction sur le mode d'impots en usage avant la revolution : suivie de considerations sur la marche du credit public 1840, in French, GB
Agriculture Article French Wine : History, from Wikipedia
The History of Tobacco, from France Tabac
Guy, Kolleen M. Drowning Her Sorrows: Widowhood and Entrepreneurship in the Champagne Industry. Business and Economic History 26, no. 2 (Winter 1997): 505-14.
J.C. Brown, Reboisement in France; Or, Records of the Replanting of the Alps, the Cevennes, etc 1876, IA
J.C. Brown, Glances at Forestry in France in 1660 & 1880, 1880, IA
Manufacturing Textile Production in Europe : Silk 1600-1800, from Met Museum
Trade Pierrick Pourchasse, The Information Problem for French Trade in Northern Markets in the XVIIIth Century, IEHC 2006
Sydney Watts, "Bad Meat ?" Demarking the Healthful from the Corrupt in the Eighteenth Century French Butcher Trade, IEHC 2006
A.P. Usher, The history of the grain trade in France, 1400-1710 (1913), posted on Internet Archive
Social History Article : Soci??d'Ancien R?ime en France, from Wikipedia French edition
Article : Servage : France, from Wikipedia French edition
H. Doniol, Histoire des classes rurales en France et de leurs progres dans l'egalite civile et la propriete 1867, GB
J. Kavanagh, Woman in France during eighteenth century: With Portraits vol.1 1850, vol.2 1850, GB
Ethnography Languages of France (29), from Ethnologue
Minority Languages by State, from Euromosaic, for France files on German, Basque, Breton, Catalan, Corsican, Dutch, Occitan
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : France
Religion General Religion in France, from French Embassy in Canberra
Article Religious Organizations in France, from Speedy Look
Catholic Articles : Gallicanism, Declaration of the Clergy of France, Catholic League (French), Jansenism, from Wikipedia
Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : France, from Kirken i Norge
Franciscan Provinces with their Custodies and Convents, c.1350, from M. van der Heijden and B. Roest, click Aquitaine, Touraine, Burgundy, France, Provence, Corsica
M. d'Alembert, An account of the destruction of the Jesuits in France, 1766, GB
?at des jesuites en France, 1762, in French, GB
G. Gerberon, Histoire g??ale du jans?isme, vol.1, 1700, vol.2, 1700, vol.3, 1700, vol.4, 1701, vol.5, 1701, in French, GB
W. Guettee, Histoire de l'Eglise de France d'ere Xme jusqu'au 1800 (Concordat), vol.1, 1847, vol.2, 1856, vol.3, 1848, vol.4, 1854, vol.5, 1854, vol.6, 1854, vol.7, 1854, vol.8, 1857, vol.9, 1854, vol.10, 1855, vol.11, 1855, vol.12, 1856, in French, GB
L. Rupert, Le Gallicanisme et l'Ancien R?ime, 1862, in French, GB
J. Longueval, Histoire de l'?lise gallicane vol.1, 1730, vol.2, 1782, vol.3, 1782, vol.4, 1732, vol.5, 1747, vol.6, 1733, vol.7, 1734, vol.8, 1734, vol.9, 1739, vol.10, 1739, vol.11, 1783, vol.12, 1744, vol.14, 1745, vol.15, 1826, vol.16, 1747, vol.17, 1749, vol.19, 1847, vol.21, 1827, vol.22, 1825, vol.25, 1828, in French, GB
E.L. Lamothe-Langon, Histoire de l'Inquisition en France: depuis son ?ablissement au XIIIe siecle, a la suite de la croisade contre les Albigeois, jusqu'en 1772, ?oque d?initive de sa suppression, vol.1, 1829, vol.2, 1829, in French, GB
C. Chabot, Encyclopedie monastique, ou histoire des monasteries, congregations religieuses et couvens qui ont existe en France, 1827, in French, GB
Protestant Articles : Huguenot, Reformed Church of France, Waldensians, from Wikipedia
Article Protestant Federation of France, from Speedy Look
M. Wilks, History of the persecutions endured by the Protestants of the South of France, and more especially of the Departement of the Gard during the years 1814, 1815, 1816 etc., vol.1, 1821, vol.2, 1821, GB
Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, and its consequences to the Protestant Churches of France and Italy, 1833, GB
St.A. Laval, A compendious history of the Reformation in France: and of the Reformed Churches in France, vol.1, 1737, vol.II, 1738, vol.III part I, 1739, vol.III part II : 1574-1589, 1740, vol.IV book VIII : 1589-1610, 1743, GB
E. Smedley, History of the reformed religion in France, vol.1, 1832, vol.2, 1834, vol.3, 1834, GB
W.S. Browning, The history of the Huguenots during the sixteenth century vol.1 1829, vol.2 1829; W.S. Browning, A history of the Huguenots, from 1598 to 1838 1839. GB
E. Bonnemere, Les dragonnades sous Louis XIV ; Histoire des Camisards, 1869. in French, GB
J.P. Perrin, Histoire des Vaudois, 1618, in Freench, GB
G. Felice, Histoire des Protestants de France: depuis d'origine de la Reformation jusqu'au temps present, 1850, in French, GB
Jewish Rebecca Weiner, Virtual Jewish History Tour : France, from Jewish Virtual Library; France, from International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies - Cemetery Project
Muslim Article : Islam in France, from Wikipedia
Article : Islam en France, from Wikipedia French edition
History of Regions Traditional Provinces Angoumois, Anjou, Aunis, Auvergne, Bearn, Berri, Bourbonnais, Bretagne (Brittany), Burgundy (Bourgogne), Champagne, Foix, Guyenne et Gascogne, Languedoc, Limousin, Lyonnais, Maine, La Marche, Nevers, Normandie, Orleanais, Picardie, Poitou, Provence, Saintonge, Touraine
Annexed Provinces Alsace (Elsass), Artois, Corsica (Corse), Dauphine, (French) Flandre, Franche Comte, Lorraine, Orange, Roussillon, Trois Eveches
Historic Territories County of Artois, Duchy of Bouillon, County of Burgundy (Franche Comte), Duchy of Lorraine, Hochstift Strassburg, Principality of Orange
Colonies see Dominica, French India, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mauritius, Reunion, Senegal, St. Christopher, Saint-Domingue (Haiti), St. Lucia, at this site
Article : Acadia, from Wikipedia
Article : New France (Canada), from Wikipedia
Article : Saint Pierre et Miquelon, from Wikipedia
Local History History of Paris, from Wikipedia
History of Strasbourg (Strassburg), from Wikipedia
History of Marseille, from Beyond France
History of Lyon, from Wikipedia
History of Orleans, from Wikipedia
History of Bordeaux, from Wikipedia
History of Rouen, from Wikipedia
History of Lille (Rijssel), from Wikipedia
History of Nancy, from Wikipedia
Institutions Article Academie Francaise, from Wikipedia
Structurae : France; Search Lighthouse Explorer for France
Q. Craufurd, The history of the Bastille, 1790, GB
Culture Article History of French, from Wikipedia
History of French Literature, from History World
Article Music of France, from Wikipedia
Art & Architecture of France (History), from Discover France
Biographies Standard Works of Reference
Web Compilations, General Famous Frenchmen and Frenchwomen, from Bella Online
Famous French People, from EZWebsite
List of French People, from Wikipedia
Specialized Compilations National Politics Webguide : Nations : France, scroll down, databank on French rulers. Dynasties, Politicians, Constitutions
J.B. Courcelles, Dictionnaire historique et biographique des generaux Français : depuis le onzieme siecle jusqu'en 1820 vol.1, 1820, vol.2, 1820, vol.3, 1821, vol.5, 1822, vol.6, 1822, vol.7, 1823, vol.8, 1823, in French, GB
E. Michel, Biographie du Parlement de Metz single vol., 1855, in French, GB
Others Alcohol and Drugs History Society : France
Concise History of the French Freemasonry, by Laurent Jaunaux; Article The Great East of France, Freemasonry in France, from Speedy Look
Category : Disasters in France, from Wikipedia
Palearctic Ecoregion, from WWF
Die französische Zensur im Allgemeinen und die napoleonische im Besonderen, in : J. Hilgers, Der Index der verbotenen Bücher. In seiner neuen Fassung dargelegt und rechtlich-historisch gewürdigt, 1904, in German, IA

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon); from Rulers (B. Schemmel); from Regnal Chronologies, from World Rulers (E. Schulz, illustrated)
Titles of European Rulers : France
Lists of Ambassadors to France List of ambassadors from the Kingdom of England to France 1505-1707, List of ambassadors of Great Britain to France, 1707-1800, List of ambassadors of Sweden to France 1634-, List of Ambassadors of Russia to France 1717-, United States Ambassador to France 1776-, from Wikipedia
Polscy ambasadorzy we Francji, from Wikipedia Polish edition
Lista över Sveriges ambassadörer i Paris, from Wikipedia Swedish edition
Liste der diplomatischen Vertreter der Hansestädte in Frankreich 1689-, Liste der Botschafter von Spanien in Frankreich 1454-, Liste der türkischen Gesandten in Frankreich 1669-, Persischer Botschafter in Frankreich 1714-, from Wikipedia German edition
Article : Nonciature apostolique en France, 1583-, from Wikipedia French edition
Lists of Archbishops Liste des archeveques d'Aix-en-Provence, d'Albi, d'Arles, d'Auch, de Besançon, de Bordeaux, de Bourges, de Dol, d'Embrun, de Lyon, de Narbonne, de Paris, de Reims, de Rouen, de Sens, de Toulouse, de Tours, de Vienne, from Wikipedia French edition
Population Statistics Historical Population Statistics : France, from Population Statistics by Jan Lahmeyer
Economic Data Global Price and Income History Group, Southwest Europe, has several files on France
The Marteau Early 18th-Century Currency Converter
ESFDB (European State Finance Database
Documents Historical Newspapers Kranten Historisch [historical newspapers], scroll down for Frankrijk
La Gazette de France 1772 I, 1775 I, 1786 I, GB; 1631-, Gallica; Index 1631-1765 vol.1, 1766, vol.2, 1767, vol.3, 1768. GB Wikipedia Article
Le Mercure galant, 1672-, Gallica; Wikipedia Article
Mercure françois European History Primary Sources vol.1 1611, vol.2 1613, vol.6 : 1619-1621 1621, vol.7 : 1621- 1623, vol.9 : 1622-1624 1624, vol.10 : 1623-1625 1625, vol.11 : 1625 1626, vol.12 : 1626, frontispiece missing; GB mislabels it as published in 1619, vol.13 : 1626-1628 1629, vol.16 1632, vol.18 1633, vol.22 : 1638 1646, vol.23 : 1639-1640 1646, vol.25 : 1641-1643 1647, vol.29 : 1638 1646, vol.39 : 1639-1640 1646, GB
Online Yearbooks Staatskalender Almanach Royal / National / Imperial 1699, 1710, 1713, 1716, 1717, 1719, 1721, 1722, 1724, 1725, 1726, 1727, 1730, 1731, 1736, 1737, 1738, 1740, 1741, 1742, 1743, 1744, 1745, 1746, 1747, 1749, 1751, 1752, 1753, 1754, 1755, 1756, 1757, 1758, 1759, 1760, 1761, 1762, 1764, 1765, 1766, in French, GB
French, unofficial N. Besoigne, H. de Boulainvilliers, J. Pinsson de la Martiniere, L'?s)tat de la France 1649 edition, 1661 edition, 1663 edition, 1665 edition vol.2, 1674 edition, 1677 edition, 1678 edition vol.1, 1683 edition vol.1, vol.2, 1686 edition (vol.1), vol.2, 1702 edition (vol.1), vol.2, 1712 edition vol.1, 1722 edition vol.1, vol.2, vol.3, vol.4, vol.5; 1727 edition vol.1, vol.2, 1736 edition vol.1, vol.2, vol.3, vol.4 pt.1, vol.4 pt.2, vol.5, 1737 edition vol.1, vol.2, vol.3, vol.4, vol.5, vol.6, 1749 edition vol.1, vol.2, vol.3, vol.4, vol.5, 1752 edition vol.1, vol.2, vol.3, vol.4, vol.5, vol.6, vol.7, vol.8, in French, GB
F. Entries
P. d'Avity, Les Estats, Empires et Principautez du Monde; entry : De l'Estat du Roy de France, in French, 1613, pp.49-131, GB; 1614, pp.49-131, GB; 1616, pp.49-131, GB; 1617, pp.49-131, GB; 1621, pp.60-137, GB; 1628, pp.49-130, GB; 1630, pp.36-93, GB; 1633, pp.49-130, GB; 1659, pp.35-98, GB; 1665, pp.66-, GB
F.L. Bressler, Die Heutigen Christlichen Souverainen von Europa : Franckreich, 1698, , pp.108-292, in German, GB; F.L. Bresler, Les Souverains du Monde, Le Roi de France, 1718 vol.3 pp.282-342, GB, 1721 vol.3 pp.269-325, GB, 1734 vol.4 pp.356-450, GB
Jährliches genealogisches Hand-Buch : Franckreich 1730 pp.32-50, 1732 pp.25-55, 1737 pp.27-58, 1738 pp.27-57, 1741 pp.23-53, 1742 pp.23-53, 1745 pp.24-57, 1746 pp.28-61, 1747 pp.29-62, 1749 pp.30-65, in German, GB
Neues genealogisch-schematisches Reichs- und Staats-Handbuch, Franckreich 1748 pp.48-53, 1750 pp.72-76, 1752 pp.84-89, 1756 pp.99-105, 1758 pp.96-101, 1759 pp.99-104, 1760 pp.95-101, 1761 pp.90-95, 1762 pp.92-97, 1764 pp.87-91, 1765 pp.101-106, in German, GB
M. Gottlieb Schumanns genealogisches Handbuch : von Frankreich 1758 pp.22-46, 1760 pp.23-48, in German, GB
Europäisches genealogisches Handbuch : Frankreich 1756 pp.22-47, 1766 pp.32-57, 1768 pp.32-58, 1770 pp.33-58, 1772 pp.30-54, 1774 pp.30-54, 1776 pp.30-54, 1780 pp.33-55, 1782 pp.32-55, 1784 pp.32-54, 1786 pp.35-58, 1788 pp.35-55, in German, GB
J.Ch. Poncelin de la Roche Tilhac, Etat des Cours de l'Europe et des Provinces de France pour l'annee ... vol.1 MDCCCLXXXIV 1783 pp.3-83, pt.2 pp.1-201, vol.2 MDCCCLXXXV 1785 pp.5-78, pt.2 pp.1-288, in French, GB
Image Databanks Beeldbanken, from startpagina.nl
Wikimedia Commons
ARCHIM, historical image databank, accessible by French-language search engine
Banque d'Images (image databank), posted by armees.com, comment in French
French Old Picture Postcards, from Bort les Orgues,French language website
Archival Deposits in France Archive du Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres, Inventaire Sommaire, Memoires et Documents, volumes 1 a 1415, volumes 1416 a 2159
Inventaire sommaire des archives du Departement des affaires etrangeres. Correspondance politique vol.1 1903, IA
Ministere de la Guerre, Inventaire sommaire des archives historiques (archives anciennes. Correspondance) vol.1 1898, vol.3 1905, IA
Bibliotheque Nationale, Catalogue de l'histoire de France vol.2, 1855, vol.3, 1856, vol.4, 1857, vol.5, 1858, vol.6, 1859, vol.7, 1861, vol.8, 1863, vol.9, 1865, GB
Catalogue g??al des manuscrits des biblioth?ues publiques de France vol.1 1909, vol.2, 1909, IA; Departements vol.1, 1886, vol.2, 1888, vol.3, 1885, vol.4, 1886, vol.5, 1889, vol.6, 1887, vol.7, 1889, vol.8, 1889, vol.9, 1888, vol.10, 1886, vol.11, 1886, vol.12, 1889, vol.13, 1891, vol.14, 1890, vol.15, 1892, vol.16, 1894, vol.17, 1891, vol.18, 1893, vol.19, 1893, vol.20, 1893, vol.21, 1893, vol.22, 1893, vol.23, 1894, vol.24, 1894, vol.25, 1894, vol.26, 1897, vol.27, 1894, vol.28, 1895, vol.29, 1897, vol.29, 1901, vol.30 pt.1, 1900, vol.30 pt.2, 1900, vol.31, 1898, vol.32, 1897, vol.33, 1900, vol.33, 1904, vol.34, 1901, vol.35, 1899, vol.36, 1903, vol.37, 1900, vol.37, 1905, vol.38, 1904, vol.39, 1906, vol.40, 1902, vol.41, 1903, vol.42, 1904, vol.43, 1904, vol.44, 1911, vol.45, 1915, vol.46, 1924, vol.47, 1923, vol.48, 1933, vol.49, 1951, vol.50, 1954, vol.51, 1956, vol.52, 1960, IA; Chambre des Deputes, 1907, IA; Bibliotheque du Senat, 1908, IA; Universite de Paris, 1918, IA; Bibliotheques de la Marine, 1907, IA; Archives de la Guerre vol.1, 1912, vol.2, 1912, vol.3, 1912, IA Bibliotheques de la Guerre, 1911, IA; Societes Savantes vol.1, 1931, IA
Bibliotheque Nationale, Catalogue general des manuscrits français vol.1 1868, vol.2 1868, vol.3 1868, IA
abroad, on France France Documents, from Central Archive for the History of the Jewish People, Jerusalem
Laws compilations of
contemporary law
G. du Barriet, Loix, statutz et ordonnances du tres Chrestien Roy de France, Henry deuxieme , 1553, GB
Ordonnances du roi sur la gendarmerie, 1565, GB
J. Nau, Abrege des ordonnances royaux: par ordre alphab?ique, 1664, GB
Ordonnances de Louys XIV: roy de France et de Navarre, sur le commerce des negotians & marchands 1673, GB
Ordonnances de Louis XV: concernant les donations, les insinuations, les testamens, les baptemes, mariages & sepultures, 1748, GB
Ordonnances du Roy concernant l'infanterie française ordinaire: ou recueil abrege de toutes les ordonnances rendues a son sujet & auxquelles il n'a pas ete deroge pt.1 1744, pt.2, 1744, GB
Code Penal, ou Recueil des Principales Ordonnances vol.1 1752, 2nd edition 175, GB
Ordonnances et Reglemens Concernant la Marine, 1787, GB
Recueil des Edits, Declarations, Ordonnances, Arrets et Reglemens concernant l'Hotel Royale des Invalides vol.1 1781, vol.2 1781, GB
Recueil des Edits, Declarations, Lettres-Patentes, Arrets et Reglemens du Roi registres en la Cour du Parlement de Normandie 1754-1771 pt.1 1774, pt.2 1774, GB
Recueil des edits, declarations, lettres-patentes, &c. enregistre au parlement de Flandres; des arrets du Conseil d'etat particuliers a son ressort; ensemble des arrets de reglemens rendus par cette cour, 1786, GB
Nouveau Recueil des Edits, Declarations, Letteres Patentes, Arrets et Reglemens de sa Majeste, Lesquels ont ete Enregistrez au Parlement; Ensemble, des Arrets et Reglemens de la dite Cour: le tour, depuis l'Annee mil seps cens Jusqu'au Present 1714, GB
P. Bornier, Ordonnance sur le commerce, annotations de Louis XIV et Louis XV 1767, in French, GB
compilations of
historic law
Ordonnances des roys de France de la troisi?e race, recueillies par ordre chronologique: avec des renvoys des unes aux autres, des sommaires, des observations sur le texte et cinq tables vol.1 1849, vol.2 1729, vol.3 1732, vol.4 1734, vol.5 1736, vol.6 1741, vol.7 1745, vol.10 1763, vol.11 1769, vol.12 1777, vol.15 1811, vol.17 1820, vol.20 1840, vol.21 1849, GB
Recueil g??al des anciennes lois françaises: depuis l'an 420 jusqu'a la revolution de 1789 , 1822, GB
J.C. Brown, French forest ordinance of 1669; with historical sketch 1883, IA
Treaties General Treaty Collections
Bilateral Treaties Actual Collections :
of France
Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres, Base Pacte, database in French
Historical Collections :
of France
Table des traites entre la France et les puissances etrangeres, depuis la paix de Westphalie jusqu'a nos jours: suivie d'un recueil de trait? et actes diplomatiques qui n'ont pas encore vu le jour vol.1 1802, vol.2 1802, in French, GB
Recueil des Traites de Commerce et de Navigation de la France avec les Puissances Etrangeres: avec les puissances etrangeres depuis la Paix Westphalie, en 1648, Part 1 vol.1, 1834, Part 1 vol.2, 1834, Part 1 vol.2, 1835 [!], Part 1 vol.3, 1836, Part 2 vol.3, 1835, Part 2 vol.4, 1836, Part 2 vol.5, 1837, in French, GB
H. Vast, Les grands traites du regne de Louis XIV (1893) in French, vol.1, vol.2, vol.3, posted on Internet Archive
Capitulations et traites entre la France et la Porte Ottomane, 1841, GB
Diplomatic Correspondence J. Thieury (ed.), Documents pour servir a l'histoire des relations entre la France et la Perse suivis des trait? de commerce condus entre ces deux pays: la Perse et la Normandie, 1866, in French, GB
Negociations diplomatiques de la France avec la Toscane vol.5 : documents, 1875
Collections of Other Countries France, pp.763- in vol.7 of Treaties and Other International Agreements of the United States of America 1776-1949, 1971, GB
Frankreich, pp.84-104 in Johann Vesque von Püttlingen, Uebersicht der Verträge Oesterreichs mit den auswärtigen Staaten, 1854, in German, GB
Individual Treaties The treaty of peace between the crowns of France & Spain 1659, 1660, GB
Document Collections Surveys Repertoire des cartulaires medievaux et modernes
Compiled for the Internet Patrimoine numerique
Documents relating to the History of France, -1065, 1066-1453, 1454-1788, from Eurodocs, on Wikipedia
Arisitum : Chroniques de France
Cliotexte, catalogue de textes utiles a l'enseignement de l'histoire, site maintained in Geneva, with losts of sources on French and Swiss history, in French
La Bibliotheque Universelle, index of French literary works edited online, in French
Collection des memoires relatifs a l'histoire de France, GB, volume indication messed up
Document Collections Scans of Printed Editions Ch.14 : De Scriptoribus Regni Gallicani et Navarreni, pp.298-353 in B.G. Struve, Selecta bibliotheca historica, 1705, in Latin, GB ; a catalogue of narrative historical sources
Biblioth?ue des m?oires relatifs ?l'histoire de France pendant le 18e si?le vol.2 1854, vol.8 1854, vol.12 1854, vol.16 1858, vol.17 1858, vol.21 1859. IA
Nouvelle collection des m?oires pour servir l'histoire de France depuis le XIIIe siecle au fin de XVIIIe Ser.2 vol.8 1838, Ser.3 vol.6 1839, IA
Moreau, R?idence des Missionnaires j?uites (ed.), Collection des proc?-verbaux des Assembl?s-g??ales du Clerg?de France vol.1 (1560-1608), 1767, vol.3 (1641-1650), 1769, vol.5 (1670-1682), 1772, vol.6 (1693-1723), 1774, vol.8 pt.1 (1747-1760), 1778, vol.8 pt.2 (1762-1775), 1778, in French, GB
R.L. Herminjard (ed.), Correspondance des reformateurs dans les pays de langue francçaise, vol.1, 1512-1526, 1866, vol.2, 1527-1532, 1868, vol.3, 1533-1536, 1870, GB
Individual Documents
Historical Maps Atlasses, Map Collections click here
M.A. Denaix, Atlas historique de la France faisant connaitre tous les changements survenus dans l'etendue de .. (1856) in French, posted on Internet Archive
entire territory, modern Le royaume de France sous Hugues Capet, France 1154, Les conquetes territoriales de Philippe Auguste, 1180/1223, France 1328 (Shepherd), Traite de Bretigny 1360, Guerre de Cent Ants (1435), France 1477, France 1552 to 1789 (acquisitions), from Wikipedia
France in 1000, France in 1100, France in 1200, France in 1300, France in 1400, France in 1500, France in 1600, France in 1700, from euratlas
La France de 987 a 1180, de 1180 a 1328, en 1429, en 1498, au XVIe siecle, Les aggrandissements du Royaume, by A. Houot
entire territory, contemporary
Detail, modern Map : France's Eastward Expansion (Putzger), posted by Dreieichschule
detail, contemporary City Panoramas 1750, from Historic Maps, Bordeaux, Lyon, Marseille
Encyclopedia Entries
General from EB 1911
Religious Article : France, from Catholic Encyclopedia, 1907-1914 edition
Article : France, from Jewish Encycliopedia 1901-1906 edition
Specialist Encyclopedias
Economic J. Chr. Nelckenbrecher, Taschenbuch eines Banquiers und Kaufmanns enthaltend eine Erklärung aller ein- und ausländischen Münzen ..., Berlin : Wever 1769, in German, entries Bisenzone oder Besancon, Bourdeaux, Lille oder Ryssel, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nancy, Nantes, Paris, Rochelle, Rouen, posted by DTBSWS
Political Encyclopedias Gouvernement de France, pp.1-82 in vol.2 of G. de Real de Curbon, La science du gouvernement, 1762, in French, GB
France, pp.73-232 in vol.6 of T.G. Smollett, The present state of all nations, 1769, GB
Ethnographical Royaume de France, pp.75-102 in X. Heuschling, Manual de statistique ethnographique universelle, 1847, in French, GB
Historical De Regno Galliae, pp.277-321 in J.C. Becmann, Historia Orbis Terrarum Geographica 1673, in Latin, GB
Chapter V : France, pp.148-216 in : Samuel von Pufendorf, An introduction to the history of the principal kingdoms and states of Europe, 1719, GB
The Present State of France, pp.435-668 in vol.2 of T. Salmon, Modern history or the present state of all nations, 1745, GB
Frankreich, pp.134-276 in vol.1 of the 1st edition of L.T. von Spittler, Entwurf der Geschichte der europäischen Staaten, 1793, in German, GB
Frankreich pp.152-359 in vol.1 of the 2nd edition of L.T. von Spittler, Entwurf der Geschichte der europäischen Staaten, 1807, in German, GB
Frankreich pp.166-376 in vol.1 of the 3rd edition of L.T. von Spittler, Entwurf der Geschichte der europäischen Staaten, 1823, in German, GB
Parliamentary Debates
Postal Routes Europe Livre des Postes d'Europe 1788, in French, GB
H.A.O. Reichard, Guide des voyageurs en Europe vol.1 1793, in French, GB
France Dictionnaire des Postes, 1754, in French, GB
Liste generale des postes de France 1756, 1773, 1777, 1778, 1785, 1787, 1791, in French, GB
Road Guides France C. Estienne, La guide des chemins de France, 1552, 1679, 1679, in French, GB
L.P. Daudet, Nouveau guide des chemins du royaume de France, 1724, in French, GB
Itineraire complet de France, 1788, GB
Michel & Desnos, L'indicateur fidele ou guide des voyageurs: qui enseigne toutes les routes Royales et particulieres de France 1780, in French, GB
Tour Guides T. Nugent, The Traveller's Guide through France, vol.4 of T. Nugent, The Grand Tour, 1749, GB
John Millard, The gentleman's guide in his tour through France 4th edition 1770, GB
L.V. Thiery, Guide des amateurs et des ?rangers voyageurs ?Paris 1787, in French, GB
Travelogues Anon., A New Journey to France, 1715, GB
P. Thicknesse, A Year's journey through France and part of Spain, 1777, GB
Institutions Archives Lists of Archives Archives de France
Repositories of Primary Sources : Europe : France, from Univ. of Idaho. Mostly Archive Webpages, 183 entries
Historical Research in Europe, listing of archives; click Atlas Search, France, 807 entries
National Archives Archives Nationales
ANOM, Archives Nationales d'Outre-Mer
France Diplomatie : Archives et Patrimonie
Service historique de la Defense
Centre des Archives Economiques et Financieres
Foreign Ministry Archives Services of the European Union Member States : France, from Consilium Europa
Musea Lists, Links Category : Museums in France, from Wikipedia
Museum Websites Chateau de Versailles; Musee de l'Histoire de France (Versailles)
Louvre Museum
Musee National du Moyen-Age (Cluny-Paris); Musee Jeanne d'Arc (Rouen)
Musee Rochelais de l'histoire protestante
Musee de l'Armee
Monuments Category : Monuments and memorials in France, from Wikipedia
UNESCO World Heritage Site, List (search for France), Tentative Lists : France
Windmills in France, from Windmill World
France Index, from Showcaves
Libraries Lists of Libraries Libraries in France, from LibDex
Individual Libraries Bibliotheque Nationale de France
History of the French National Library, from The European Library
National Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW
Arms of France, from Heraldica
Coins, Banknotes Coins of the Kingdom of France 1100s-1300s
Search Money Museum for Kingdom of France
Numista : Kingdom of France
Article : Coinage of Philip IV. of France, from Wikipedia

Bibliographies general RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
on France, general Bibliographie Nationale Française, online since 2001
Bibliographie de l'Histoire de la France : catalogue m?hodique et chronologique des sources et des ouvrages relatifs ?l'histoire de France depuis les origines jusqu'en 1789, 1888, IA
J. Lelong, Biblioth?ue historique de la France, contenant le catalogue des ouvrages, imprim? & manuscrits, qui traitent de l'histoire de ce royaume, ou qui y ont rapport : avec des des notes critiques et historiques, 1768, IA
G. de Saint-Fargeau, Bibliographie historique et topographique de la France 1845, IA
H. Stein, Inventaire sommaire des tables g??ales des p?iodiques historiques en langue française, 1888, IA
on France, specialized Bibliographie et liens des Protestants français, from Huguenots de France
Online Bookstores www.amazon.fr
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; e-corpus
on France Gallica
Thesis Server
Online Journals full text online Persee : Portail de Revues Scientifiques en Sciences Humaines, French-language server for academic magazines (including historic issues) in the humanities
Annales 1994-, from Persee
Bibliotheque de l'Ecole des Chartes 1840-, from Persee
table of contents online Societe de l'Histoire de France, Annuaire-Bulletin
Historiography Article : French Historiography, by J.H.M. Salmon, pp.328-334, in vol.1 of A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing, NY 1998 [G]
General Accounts Roger Price, A Concise History of France, Cambridge Concise Histories, 1993, 387 pp., KMLA Lib. Call Sign 944 P945a
W. Scott Haine, The History of France, Greenwood Histories of Modern Nations, 2000, 260 pp., KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 944.003 R258h
Specific Topics Colin Heywood, The Development of the French Economy, 1750-1914, Cambridge : UP 1995, 74 pp., KMLA Lib. Call Sign 330.944 H622d
Daniel Roche, France in the Age of Enlightenment, trsl. by A. Goldhammer, Cambridge : Harvard UP 1998, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 944.034 R673f
François Furet, Revolutionary France, 1770-1880, trsl. by Antonia Nevill, Oxford : Blackwell (1988) 2004, 630 pp., KMLA Lib. Call Sign 944.04 F983r
Elaine Mokhtefi, Paris, an Illustrated History, NY : Hippocrene, 2002, KMLA Lib.Sign. 944.361 M761p
Colin Jones, Paris. The Biography of a City, London : Penguins 2004 [G]
David J. Sturdy, Louis XIV., NY : St. Martin's, 1998, KMLA Lib.Sign. 944.033 S935l
Antonia Fraser, Marie Antoinette, NY : Random House, 2001, KMLA Lib.Sign. 944.035 F841m
David Bodanis, Passionate Minds (E. de Chatelet, Voltaire), NY : Crown 2006 [G]
F.L. Carsten (ed.), The New Cambridge Modern History vol.V : The Ascendancy of France 1648-1688, Cambridge UP 1964 [G]
J. Meuvret, The Condition of France 1688-1715, ch.10 / pp.316-342 in The New Cambridge Modern History vol.VI : The Rise of Great Britain and Russia 1688-1725, Cambridge UP 1970 [G]
A. Cobban, The Decline of Divine Right Monarchy in France, ch.10 / pp.214-240 in The New Cambridge Modern History vol.VII : The Old Regime 1713-1763, Cambridge UP 1957 [G]
A. Goodwin (ed.), The New Cambridge Modern History vol.VIII : The American and French Revolutions 1763-1793, Cambridge UP 1971 [G]
Document Editions David Potter (ed.), The French Wars of Religion, Selected Documents, NY : St. Martin's, 1997, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 944.029 P868t
Historical Dictionary Gino Raymond, Historical Dictionary of France, Lanham Md. : Scarecrow 1998, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 944.003 R258h

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