Montespan fears that the King will lose interest in her once she gives birth. She finds comfort in the Princess Palatine, to whom she has become lady-in-waiting. But he doesn't foresee Guillaume's guile. Palatine's joy at her pregnancy turns to dismay when she learns that her people have been decimated by the King's armies. Montespan welcomes her friend, the humble Madame Scarron, into the Court as the governess to her child. The marriage of Philippe and Palatine is celebrated, but Philippe, under pressure from the Chevalier, is unable to fulfil his conjugal duty.
He has managed to convince Philippe to return to Versailles, or more to the point, has coerced him, by returning to him Chevalier who he had exiled to Italy. Fabien goes to live with Claudine to start a new life, but Claudine continues her investigations into the source of the poisons. Louis has everything to be satisfied: his palace grows and arouses the admiration of the whole world; His troops were preparing to invade Holland and to crush William of Orange, after Fabien had saved the dauphin from the clutches of Rohan. In Court, Philippe diligently enforces Louis' commands and grows closer to Thomas, who seems to have fallen under his charm. Consumed with jealousy, Chevalier seduces Isabelle, Colbert's young niece, who has newly arrived to Versailles.
Summer explains her belief system, Colin hits the bottle, and Hoyt reminisces about marrying Summer. The King's decisions are criticised, such as his appointment of Cassel to the position of Minister of Justice. He dismisses Fabien from his duties, and distances himself more and more from his entourage - with the exception of Montespan. Montespan takes advantage of the evening to push Isabelle, who she views as a potential rival, to the worst excesses. Louis decides to assign the Dutch War to Philippe, much to everyone's surprise.
Palatine falls gravely ill, leading to fears she has been poisoned. But these fears are lifted when her diagnosis is revealed: she is pregnant. Fabien agrees to return into the King's service, determined to avenge Claudine's death and to finally put an end to the Poison Scandal. The comedy follows a brother and sister as they mount a public access talk show from the basement of the local library. Season 3, Episode 4 October 29, 2018 Season 3, Episode 4 October 29, 2018 Louis has Marie-Therese confined to the castle, suspecting her of conspiring against him with Leopold; Louis raises indignation by imprisoning a prominent Protestant philosopher; and in Paris, Fabien is released in exchange for prisoners. He draws Louis into a trap and forces his army to retreat. Louis, accused of authorising the massacre of the Palatinate, breaks down: Has God completely abandoned him? Gaston's misdoings backfire on him when the Maquet's, ruined by his blackmail, put an end to his days within the walls of Versailles.
Hats off to entire ensemble for spectacular acting performances, sublime direction, dazzling costumes, scrupulously written script and dialogues ; ofc Canal Plus for mesmerizing us with another phenomenal historic epic like Borgia that we cant have enough of watching over and over again. Versailles pronounced Ver-sales stars David Hunt, Fred Willard, Martha MacIsaac, Eve Gordon, and featuring William H. He turns to the only person who can bring him internal peace: Madame Scarron, now Madame de Maintenon. Only a month after my first binge and still think this show is Riveting! The bishop Bossuet forms an alliance with Father Pascal, who has come to the Court at the Queen's behest to return order and morality to the Palace. A ruthless leader, he will stop at nothing to achieve his vision of creating the most beautiful palace in Europe and seizing absolute control of France and his enemies. But her authority is questioned by the courtiers, starting with Philippe, who takes on the role of King-for-a-Day during the visit of the Sultan of Bijapur.
Louis, reassured once again, realises that Agathe could be at the source of the poison scandal. In the Court, Madeleine de Foix is deeply offended by Cassel's appointment: she had done everything in her power to ensure the position was given to her son Gaston! Fabien and his men interrupt the satanic ritual at its climax, but Montespan manages to escape without being seen. Humiliated in front of the Court, she decides the unthinkable: if God has forsaken her, then it's to the Devil she must now turn. Fabien continues to investigate the poisonings with the help of Sophie, who is spying for him in the parlours. But on his return, Philippe must wed the bride that Louis has chosen for him: the Princess Palatine. In town, Claudine has finally uncovered the source of the poisons, but she has also attracted the attention of dangerous criminals. Knowing he is on borrowed time, he reveals to Louis Thomas' true intentions.
Gaston has made a pact with Agathe: having won back the favour of the Court, he must help Montespan to rid herself of her enemies, and expand the witch's customer base. Chevalier, ravaged by jealousy, is determined to fight off and eliminate his new rival. Undoubtedly Best tv show of 2015!. He begins by ending his relationship with Montespan. The Duke of Cassel, poisoned by Sophie, dies a slow and lingering death.
Philippe gets caught up in the game, spurred on by Montespan, and disobeys the Queen's orders by organising a decadent evening in his quarters. Just watched first season Again! But his paranoia prevails, and so, to assure his own glory, and to escape the palace that oppresses him, Louis eventually decides to go into battle himself. During this time, in Court, Marie-Thérèse oversees a pious, austere rule. However, the king remains haunted by nightmares, his paranoia increases, while his brother, Philippe, refuses to set foot in Versailles. To ensure Cassel is kept under constant surveillance, Louis decides that he must marry Sophie.
In order to rule over the nobility and to permanently impose his absolute power, he launches the construction of Versailles, like one sets a trap. Philippe, humiliated, finds unexpected comfort in the arms of Palatine. But Louis remains deaf to their orders. . .
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