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That's true for lots of Nobility/courts in those days tho. Sweden, England, even Spain etc. Wherever you went those couple of centuries French was the language and culture to emulate if you are of higher classes or Learning.
 

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That's true for lots of Nobility/courts in those days tho. Sweden, England, even Spain etc. Wherever you went those couple of centuries French was the language and culture to emulate if you are of higher classes or Learning.
Even much earlier than that with regards to English nobility and govt, recalling the Norman conquest. They had a massive effect on English vocabulary. A common example is pork vs pig, pig being the old school peasant word for the animal and pork being the word the higher society used.
 

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That's true for lots of Nobility/courts in those days tho. Sweden, England, even Spain etc. Wherever you went those couple of centuries French was the language and culture to emulate if you are of higher classes or Learning.
Yes but Russian nobility especially so.
 
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