Editors. "Duke of Bourbon gains influence over Louis XIV". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Philippe, Duke of Orleans, Louis XV's long-serving Regent and now first minister, dies. In the wake of his death, Louis becomes heavily influenced by the Duke of Bourbon.