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Golden Age ladies : women who shaped the courts of Henry VIII and Francis I

Author: Sylvia Barbara Soberton
Publisher: [North Charleston, S.C.] : [CreateSpace], 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paints a vivd picture of the rivalry between the courts of England and France during the reigns of Henry VIII and Francis I. Set against the backdrop of sixteenth-century court life are the interwoven stories of individual French and English noblewomen whose dramatic lives even the best of novelists would have trouble inventing
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry, King of England; Francis, King of France
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Barbara Soberton
ISBN: 9781532707551 153270755X
OCLC Number: 963918696
Description: 310 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 21 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. A mother's hope --
Ch. 2. Queens, wives, widows --
Ch. 3. The White Queen's mourning --
Ch. 4. Scandalous marriage --
Ch. 5. "Plain and badly lame" --
ch. 6. "Governess without restraint" --
Ch. 7. Golden Queens --
Ch. 8. The end of an era --
Ch. 9. "To see and to be seen" --
Ch. 10. Won and lost causes --
Ch. 11. Love and loss --
Ch. 12. "More French than a Frenchwoman born" --
Ch. 13. "Devil in a woman's dress" --
Ch. 14. "Ruined and lost" --
Ch. 15. "It is not the custom in France" --
Ch. 16. "Annoyed and humiliated" --
Ch. 17. "Lightness of a woman" --
Ch. 18. The peace-making Queen --
Ch. 19. The Dauphine among enemies --
Ch. 20. "Silly, poor woman" --
Ch. 21. "She had not deserved such treatment" --
Ch. 22. "The King is dead, long live the new mistress!"
Responsibility: Sylvia Barbara Soberton

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Paints a vivd picture of the rivalry between the courts of England and France during the reigns of Henry VIII and Francis I. Set against the backdrop of sixteenth-century court life are the interwoven stories of individual French and English noblewomen whose dramatic lives even the best of novelists would have trouble inventing

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