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The serpent and the moon : two rivals for the love of a Renaissance king

Author: Michael, of Kent Princess.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of a royal love triangle captures the relationships between King Henri II of France, his wife Catherine de Medici, and his mistress, Diane de Poitiers, examining the impact of the love story on the history of Renaissance France.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Michael, of Kent, Princess.
Serpent and the moon.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2004
(OCoLC)607595956
Online version:
Michael, of Kent, Princess.
Serpent and the moon.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2004
(OCoLC)607645180
Named Person: Henry, King of France; Diane de Poitiers, Duchess of Valentinois; Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France; Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France; Henry, King of France; Diane de Poitiers, Duchess of Valentinois
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael, of Kent Princess.
ISBN: 0743251040 9780743251044
OCLC Number: 54767299
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: xiii, 405 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Contents: The royal wedding --
The king and the mistress --
The renaissance king --
Treachery and treason --
Defeat and capture at pavia --
Imprisonment --
The hostages --
The young knight --
The widow.
Responsibility: Princess Michael of Kent.
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The story of an extraordinary love triangle between Henri II of France, his wife Catherine de Medici and his mistress Diane de Poitiers that endured for twenty-eight years and changed the face of  Read more...

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Hannah Pakula, author of "The Last Romantic" and "An Uncommon Woman"Catherine de' Medici and Diane de Poitiers -- the unattractive wife and the beautiful mistress of King Henri II of France -- were Read more...

 
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