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Reims in Marne Département, Champagne-Ardenne, France
 

Louis XV

 
 
Louis XV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 29, 2015
1. Louis XV Marker
North facing inscription.
Inscription.
North facing inscription:
De l'amour des Français éternel monument
Instruisez a jamais la terre
que Louis dans nos murs jura d'être leur père
Et fut fidèle a son serment
A LOUIS XV
le meilleur des Rois
qui par la douceur de son gourvernement
Fait le bonheur des peuples



(Approximate English translation:)
As a symbol of the eternal love of
the French People, this monument
calls out to all that
Louis vowed to be our father
And was faithful to his oath
To Louis XIV
The Best of Kings
who through his benevolent governance
brought happiness to the people

South facing inscription:
Erigé par la ville de Reims en MDCCLXV
m. sutaine, étant lieutenant. m. coquebert, vice lieutenant,
m. cliquot, prévôt. m. cliquot blervache, procureur du roi, Syndic

Rétabli par la ville de Reims en MDCCCXVIII
au moyen d'une souscription des habitants
son exce m. lainé, étant ministre de l'intérieur.
m. le baron de jessaint, prèfet de la marne.
m. le comte h. de gestas, sous prèfet, m. le baron ponsardin maire.
m.m. andrieux, boisseau, camu-didier, adjoints.

 
Erected 1765
Louis XV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 29, 2015
2. Louis XV Marker
South facing inscription.
by la ville de Reims.
 
Location. 49° 15.331′ N, 4° 2.047′ E. Marker is in Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, in Marne Département. Marker is on Place Royal, in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reims, Champagne-Ardenne 51100, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Place Royale (within shouting distance of this marker); Porte et Place du Chapitre de la Cathédral (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Quartier des Banques (about 150 meters away); Edmond Marin la Meslée (about 180 meters away); Maison du Trésorier du Chapitre de la Cathédral (about 180 meters away); Chevet de la Cathédral Notre-Dame (about 210 meters away); Palais de Justice (about 240 meters away); Cathédral Notre-Dame (about 240 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Reims.
 
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Louis XV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 29, 2015
3. Louis XV Marker
Louis XV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 29, 2015
4. Louis XV Marker
Louis XV Statue image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 29, 2015
5. Louis XV Statue
<i>Reims - Place Royale - Statue de Louis XV </i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
6. Reims - Place Royale - Statue de Louis XV
 
 
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