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Hostage queen

Author: Freda Lightfoot
Publisher: Sutton : Severn House, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marguerite de Valois, the most beautiful woman in the French Court, is the subject of great intrigue. She loves Henri of Guise, but is married off to Henry of Navarre, which--her mother hopes--will bring peace to the realm. But, within days, the streets of Paris are awash with blood, and Marguerite and her new husband are held hostage by her own family. Can they ever hope to escape alive? In a court rife with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Marguerite, Queen consort of Henry IV King of France; Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Freda Lightfoot
ISBN: 9780727868886 0727868888 9781847512314 1847512313
OCLC Number: 467758041
Description: 260 p. : geneal. tables ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Freda Lightfoot.

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Marguerite de Valois, the most beautiful woman in the French Court, is the subject of great intrigue. She loves Henri of Guise, but is married off to Henry of Navarre, which--her mother hopes--will bring peace to the realm. But, within days, the streets of Paris are awash with blood, and Marguerite and her new husband are held hostage by her own family. Can they ever hope to escape alive? In a court rife with murder, jealousy and the hunger for power, it will not be an easy task.

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