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Catherine De' Medici

Author: R J Knecht
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1999, ©1998.
Series: Profiles in power
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wife of one French king and mother of three others (Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III), Catherine de'Medici was, as Regent and Queen Mother, a key figure in French politics for 30 years. This text  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Church history
Biography
Named Person: Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France; Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R J Knecht
ISBN: 0582082412 9780582082410
OCLC Number: 46979030
Description: xiv, 337 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Daughter of Florence (1519-33). 2. Dauphine (1533-47). 3. Queen of France (1547-59). 4. Queen Mother (1559-62). 5. War and peace (1562-66). 6. The End of Compromise (1567-70). 7. The Phoney Peace (1570-72). 8. The Favourite Son (1573-77). 9. Peacemaker (1578-84). 10. The New Artemisia. 11. Apocalypse (1584-89). Conclusion. Biographical Essay. List of dates. Map of sixteenth-century France. Genealogies. Index.
Series Title: Profiles in power
Responsibility: R.J. Knecht.

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"far more readable than any of its predecessors...a crisp, no-nonsense political analysis"Ecclesiastal History

 
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