A Day in the Life of Louis XIV Pair and Share • Identify the first four people to see the king every morning. • Discuss the different types of activities the King’s men did for him each morning. • Explain why you think it was so important that everyone knew the King’s schedule. • What was the last engagement of every morning? • Who often joined the King for dinner? • What caused the King’s headaches? How did he avoid them? • Discuss some of the King’s activities when he was at his estate in Marly. • What was the King’s version of a lottery? What did the winners receive? • What was often a complaint during the King’s royal meals? • If you were a French citizen, how would you feel about the King?