"This operation had a momentous historical outcome.
During convalescence, Louis visited the cloister
of Saint-Cyr. To celebrate the occasion, the nuns
ordered a cantata entitled Dieu Sauvez le Roi
to be composed. An Englishman happened to be
present and, enjoying the words and melody,
wrote them down. Once home, he translated the
text and it has since been known as "God save
But the story does not really end here. According to one
of our reader with a keen eyesight, this seems to be a legend
forged by the Marquise de Créquy, in the 19th century.
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