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Louvre: Second Floor

After Mary Whiteley, "Le Louvre de Charles V: dispositions et fonctions d'une résidence royale," Revue de l'art, 97 (1992), pp. 60-71.

Louvre, 2nd Floor: the King's and Dauphin's Chambers:King's Chambers:A2: chamber; B2: chapel and oratory; C2: chambre de retrait; D2: chambre à parer; E2: salle; F2 & G2: two chambers. Dauphin's Chambers: H2: chapel; I1: chambre à parer; J2: chamber. Other rooms: S: the Great Hall on the ground floor; R: chamber?; T2: Old lodgings of the King occupy the first and second floor; U: Great Chapel. The "grande vis" or great staircase provided direct entrance from the inner courtyard into the King's chambre à parer (D2).