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Queens and mistresses of Renaissance France / Kathleen Wellman.

Author/Creator:
Wellman, Kathleen Anne, 1951-
Publication:
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 433 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
France -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Queens -- France -- Biography.
Mistresses -- France -- Biography.
France -- History -- 15th century.
France -- History -- 16th century.
Renaissance -- France.
Contents:
Agnès Sorel: the first official royal mistress
Anne of Brittany: the limits and prospects of a queen
The women of the court of Francis I: wives and mistresses, sister and mother
Diane de Poitiers: an idealized mistress
Catherine de Medici: king in all but name
Marguerite de Valois: scandalous queen, femme savante
Gabrielle d'Estrées: nearly a queen.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780300178852 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300178859 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
811778479
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