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Martyrs and murderers : the Guise family and the making of Europe

Author: Stuart Carroll
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martyrs and Murderers tells the story of three generations of treacherous, bloodthirsty power-brokers. One of the richest and most powerful families in sixteenth-century France, the House of Guise played a pivotal role in the history of Europe. Among the staunchest opponents of the Reformation, they whipped up religious bigotry throughout France. They overthrew the king, ruled Scotland for nearly 20 years through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: House of Guise; House of Guise; Guise, Familie; House of Guise
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Carroll
ISBN: 9780199229079 0199229074 9780199596799 0199596794
OCLC Number: 320193300
Description: xiv, 345 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Invitation to a Massacre --
2. 'All for One: One for All' --
3. Dreams Of Empire --
4. Chacun A Son Tour --
5. Congregations, Conspiracies, and Coups --
6. The Cardinal's Compromise --
7. Bloodfued: Interlude: Princess Margot and The 'Negress' --
8. A Wedding and Four Thousand Funerals --
9. False Kings and True Catholics --
10. The Invasion of England --
11. Revolution --
12. Counter-Revolution ---
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Stuart Carroll.
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The pre-eminent political and religious power-brokers of sixteenth-century France, the Guises family included in their number both Mary Queen of Scots and Catherine de Medici. This is the first  Read more...

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