Meet the Cast

House of Bourbon

King Louis XIV

King Louis XIV

The Sun King

The 28-year-old King of France travels to Versailles after the Fronde revolt, in order to build the world’s most opulent palace.

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Philippe

Philippe

Louis’ Brother

Louis’ younger brother Philippe is a free spirit, an effeminate dandy and ferocious warrior.

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Henriette

Henriette

Philippe’s Spouse

Sister of King Charles II of England, Henriette is the wife of Philippe and the mistress of King Louis.

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Marie-Thérèse

Marie-Thérèse

The Queen

Originally from Spain, the Queen is an isolated character, using what others mistake for ignorance to hide her most intimate secrets.

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Chevalier

Chevalier

Philippe’s Lover

Chevalier, Philippe’s male lover. Handsome as he is toxic. Petty and manipulative, he is the perfect conspirator.

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Bontemps

Bontemps

Louis’ First Valet

The warm and friendly valet of Versailles. A rich man who sleeps each night at the foot of his master’s bed.

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Fabien

Fabien

Chief of Louis’ Police Force

The leader of King Louis’ Stasi-like police force. Fabien is terrifying, and his chilling eyes catch everything.

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Madame de Montespan

Madame de Montespan

The Court’s Femme Fatale

Madame de Montespan is witty, graceful and probably the most ambitious woman at the court of Versailles.

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Béatrice

Béatrice

Chevalier’s Cousin

Widow who schemes to get closer to her distant cousin, Chevalier, Béatrice is a secretive and manipulative woman.

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Queen Anne of Austria

Queen Anne of Austria

The Queen

Though deceased, Anne of Austria lives on in Louis’ memories. It’s like having Machiavelli on his shoulder.

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