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The rival queens : Catherine De' Medici, her daughter Marguerite De Valois, and the betrayal that ignited a kingdom
The rival queens : Catherine De' Medici, her daughter Marguerite De Valois, and the betrayal that ignited a kingdom
Goldstone, Nancy2015
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Goldstone documents the turbulent mother-daughter relationship between Catherine de' Medici and Marguerite de Valois to explore the court politics, assassinations, espionage and betrayals that shaped their time.
Imprint:
New York : Little, Brown, and Company, 2015.
Collation:
434 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-420) and index.
Contents:
Part I. Margot's mother, Catherine de' Medici -- "The Queen, my mother" -- The King is dead, long live the King -- The Queen and the colloquy -- A short war... -- ... And a long trip -- Part II. Catherine's daughter Marguerite de Valois -- The flying squadron -- Fall from grace -- The marriage trap -- Queen Margot -- Queen of Paris -- Of mignons and mistresses -- The great escape -- A royal hostage -- Queen of spies -- Royal rivalries -- Queen of Navarre -- Part III. The rival queens -- The lovers' war -- A royal scandal -- The Queen's revolt -- Prisoner of war -- Three funerals and a mass -- The return of the Queen. -- Epilogue.
ISBN:
9780316409650
Dewey class:
944.0280922944.028
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryBiography944.028 CATOnloan - Due: 01 Dec 2020
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