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age of Catherine de Medici.

Neale, John Ernest (Sir)

age of Catherine de Medici.

by Neale, John Ernest (Sir)

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catherine de Médicis, -- Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, -- 1519-1589.,
  • France -- History -- Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC111.3 N4 1959
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14209458M

    Scholarly but lively biography of the Italian-born queen who ruled France as regent during 30 years of bitter religious warfare. Catherine (–89) was only 14 when she married the French Dauphin (crowned Henri II in ), but she’d already been very nearly murdered by opponents of her cousin Pope Clement : Leonie Frieda. Catherine de Medici: A Biography - Ebook written by Leonie Frieda. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Catherine de Medici: A Biography.4/5(2).

    The Wars of Religion in France, The Huguenots, Catherine de Medici and Philip II By James Westfall Thompson University of Chicago Press, Read Overview The Government of Florence under the Medici ( to ) By Nicolai Rubinstein Clarendon Press, (2nd edition).   In , year-old Catherine de Medici arrived in France to marry the future king Henri II; over the next 16 years, she endured the dominance of Henri's mistress, Diane de Poitiers, and the d.

    Catherine de Medici: Five Portraits By Michael G. Paulson Peter Lang, Read preview Overview The Age of Catherine de Medici and Essays in Elizabethan History By J. E. Neale Jonathan Cape,   Catherine de Medici came to France at the age of fourteen to marry Henri, Duke of Orleans, later known as King Henri II. She was not a princess, in fact she not of royal blood at all. Instead, Catherine was the daughter of wealthy Italian merchants. Her father was Lorenzo II de Medici and her mother was named Madeleine de la Tour d' by: 7.


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The Age of Catherine de Medici book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In these lectures a distinguished authority gives us /5. This relatively short book contains four lectures given by historian Neale prior to on the topic of French history during the period that Catherine de Medici and her three sons and son-in-law were kings of France.

Catherine was regent during the reigns of her first two sons and was a primary influence on her third by: 5. The Age of Catherine de Medici Hardcover – January 1, by J E Neale (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). Poisoner, despot, necromancer -- the dark legend of Catherine de Medici is centuries old.

In this critically hailed biography, Leonie Frieda reclaims the story of this unjustly maligned queen to reveal a skilled ruler battling extraordinary political and personal odds -- from a troubled childhood in Florence to her marriage to Henry, son of King Francis I of France; from her transformation Cited by: 7.

Catherine de’ Medici, also called Catherine de Médicis, Italian Caterina de’ Medici, (born ApFlorence [Italy]—died January 5,Blois, France), queen consort of Henry II of France (reigned –59) and subsequently regent of France (–74), who was one of the most influential personalities of the Catholic–Huguenot wars.

Catherine de Medici Madame Serpent/The Italian Woman/Queen Jezebel. by Jean Plaidy. Ratings 5 Reviews published 3 editionsAuthor: Jean Plaidy. (shelved 1 time as catherine-de-medici) avg rating — 10, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

This is a biography of Catherine de Medici ( ). Her husband became King Henri II of France, and three of their sons in their turn became Kings of France after Henris death in As Queen Mother, Catherine was both important and powerful in /5. Catherine de Medici by Leonie Frieda Weidenfeld & Nicholson £20, pp On the night of 24 Augusta screaming mob rampaged through Paris's narrow streets on a.

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Age of Catherine de Medici. New York: Harper & Row,(OCoLC) Named Person: Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France; Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France; Caterina de Medici: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J E Neale.

Caterina Sforza ( – 28 May ) was an Italian noblewoman, the Countess of Forlì and Lady of Imola, firstly with her husband Girolamo Riario, and after his death as a regent of her son Ottaviano. Caterina was the illegitimate daughter of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan and Lucrezia, the wife of the courtier Gian Piero Landriani, a close friend of the :Milan, Italy.

Catherine de Medici (born Caterina Maria Romola di Lorenzo de Medici; Ap January 5, ) was a member of the powerful Italian Medici family who became queen consort of France through her marriage to King Henry II. The age of Catherine de Medici by Neale, J. (John Ernest), Sir, Publication date Topics Catherine de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, Publisher New York: Harper & Row Collection Internet Archive Books Pages: Catherine de medici biography book, English writer known for his arthurian novels, Buy Catherine de Medici: A Biography New Ed by Leonie Frieda (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on/ Age of Catherine de Medici. New York, Barnes & Noble [, ] (OCoLC) Named Person: Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France; Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J E Neale, Sir.

This paperback volume includes The Age of Catherine de Medici, first published inand a selection from Essays in Elizabethan History, first published in A newcomer among the Essays is 'England's Elizabeth', a centenary lecture included by permission of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington.

Age of Catherine de Medici. London, Jonathan Cape [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France; Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Leonie Frieda is the author of a bestselling biography of Catherine de Medici and The Deadly Sisterhood: A Story of Women, Power and Intrigue in the Italian lives in London. Sarah Le Fevre lives in London, where she trained at the Poor School and is a practicing barrister.

She divides her working life between these professions, /5(13). Poisoner, besotted mother, despot, necromancer, engineer of a massacre: the stain on the name of Catherine de Medici is centuries old. In this critically hailed biography, Leonie Frieda reclaims the story of this unjustly maligned queen of France to reveal a skilled ruler battling against extraordinary political and personal ed in infancy, imprisoned in childhood, /5(12).

Catherine de' Medici was married to the French King Henry II (– ) and was mother and regent (one who governs a kingdom in the absence of the real ruler) of three other kings—Francis II (–), Charles IX (–), and Henry III (–). She had great influence over her sons and is thought by some to have.Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help Whole Foods.Catherine de' Medici. Catherine's father and grandfather were Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino and Piero the Unfortunate respectively.

The latter was a son of Lorenzo il Magnifico, the great Renaissance ruler of made Catherine a scion of the illustrious House of her guardian till her marriage was Pope Clement VII, formerly Giulio De'Medici.