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Author Wellman, Kathleen Anne, 1951-

Title Queens and mistresses of Renaissance France / Kathleen Wellman.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    944 WEL    Available
Description xiv, 433 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Queens -- France -- Biography.
Mistresses -- France -- Biography.
Renaissance -- France.
France -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
France -- History -- 15th century.
France -- History -- 16th century.
ISBN 9780300178852 cloth alkaline paper
0300178859 cloth alkaline paper

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