Schloss Linderhof -- ...but as a king, he liked those absolute monarchs who proposed the divine right of kings as an extension of Catholic theology. While this idea was hopelessly passé in his day, he yearned for that earlier time when his idol, France's Sun King, held that his actions were subject to no constraints by humans. Despite all that, Christian and Catholic iconography is pretty well buried at Schloss Linderhof. In his defense, Ludwig II did have the interior redesigned and fitted with stained glass windows. Compared with how he bankrupted himself honoring pagans, its a pittance.

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