The age of Catherine de Medici.
Read Online

The age of Catherine de Medici.

  • 430 Want to read
  • ·
  • 89 Currently reading

Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English


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

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 110-111.

The Physical Object
Pagination111 p.
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23374847M

Download The age of Catherine de Medici.


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 5/5(1). The age of Catherine de Medici,. [Neale, Sir John Ernest] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Get this from a library! The age of Catherine de Medici. [J E Neale] -- "Catherine de' Medici (Italian: Caterina de' Medici, 13 April ? 5 January ), daughter of Lorenzo II de' Medici and of Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, was a Franco/Italian noblewoman who was. (shelved 1 time as catherine-de-medici) avg rating — 10, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

This paperback volume includes The Age of Catherine de Medici, first published in , and 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. Orphaned in infancy, imprisoned in childhood, heiress to an ancient name and vast fortune, Catherine de Medici was brought up in Florence, a city dominated by her ruling family. At age fourteen, the Italian-born young woman became a French princess in a magnificent alliance arranged by her uncle the pope to Henry, son of King Francis I of France/5(12). The age of Catherine de Medici by Neale, J. E A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Rating: % positive.   Catherine de Medici Renaissance Queen of France Chapter One Orphan of Florence. She comes bearing the calamities of the Greeks. Caterina Maria Romula de Medici was born at around eleven o'clock on the morning of Wednesday, 13 April /5(13).

  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.   The age of Catherine de Medici by Neale, J. E. (John Ernest), Sir, Publication date Topics Catherine de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive : 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,   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 of.