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Catherine de Medici and the Ancien Regime

N. M. Sutherland

Catherine de Medici and the Ancien Regime

by N. M. Sutherland

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Published by Historical Association in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catherine, -- Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby N. M. Sutherland.
    SeriesGeneral series -- 62
    ContributionsHistorical Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18250682M

    Catherine de' Medici (Italian: Caterina de Medici, pronounced [kateˈriːna de ˈmɛːditʃi]; French: Catherine de Médicis, pronounced [katʁin də medisis]; 13 April – 5 January ), was the wife of Henry II of France.. Catherine was the daughter of Lorenzo II de' was born in Florence, was born Caterina Maria Romula di Lorenzo de' : 13 April , Florence, Republic of Florence. Condition: Satisfaisant. catherine de medicis: jacques castelnau, editions hachette broché , pages, couverture souple, livre bien entretenu, etat general correct. .

    “The next day the king being prepared set forth for the palace where was the Pope, accompanied by the princes of the blood, such as Monseigneur le Duc de Vendomois (father of the Vidame de Chartres), the Comte de Sainct-Pol, Messieurs de Montpensier and la Roche-sur-Yon, the Duc de Nemours (brother of the Duc de Savoie) who died in this said. The French Secretaries of State in the Age of Catherine de Medici. Londres: Athlone Press Sutherland, N. M. (). Catherine de Medici and the Ancien Régime. Londres: Historical Association Sutherland, N. M. (). The Massacre of St Bartholomew and the European Conflict, – Londres: Macmillan. ISBN Thevet, André ().Casa: Médici (por nascimento), Valois (por casamento).

      Buy Catherine de Medici: A Biography New Ed by Frieda, Leonie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().   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.


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Catherine de Medici and the Ancien Regime by N. M. Sutherland Download PDF EPUB FB2

Catherine de Medici and the ancien régime. London, Historical Association, (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; Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France; Königin) Katharina (Frankreich.

Catherine de' Medici was born on 13 April in Florence, Republic of Florence, the only child of Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, and his wife, Madeleine de la Tour d'Auvergne, the countess of young couple had been married the year before at Amboise as part of the alliance between King Francis I of France and Lorenzo's uncle Pope Leo X against the Holy Roman Emperor Born: 13 AprilFlorence, Republic of Florence.

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 Cited by: 7.

A wonderfully written history and biography, this book was a highly entertaining presentation of the life of Catherine de Medici and her significance in French and European history. Frieda has taken an enormous body of research and used it to confirm and deny various pieces of the Queens reputation and record/5.

Catherine de Medici and the ancien regime. by N. Sutherland starting at $ Catherine de Medici and the ancien regime. has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Catherine de Medici is one of the most controversial figures of the early modern period. Her name has come to symbolize her age and both have long retained an exceptionally powerful emotive force.

Consequently they have attracted many writers primarily seeking to apportion blame for the sombre events of the sixteenth century. This has resulted in a bewildering multiplicity of judgements upon.

It would be hard for me to exaggerate how much I appreciated and enjoyed this biography of Catherine de Medici. This book is packed with information about the various political sub divisions of France, Italy, Spain, England, the Holy Roman Empire and so forth.

The book is also is filled with information on the many royal families/5(). 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.

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. Catherine de' Medici () was a Machiavellian politician, wife of Henry II of France, and later regent for her three feeble sons at the twilight of the Valois dynasty, who authorized the killing of French Protestants in the notorious Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in Catherine de' Medici was never able to rule France as its monarch because the Salic Law.

In these lectures a distinguished authority gives us a vivid picture of the issues and personalities of the period of the Religious Wars. By his suggested analogies between this period and our own time, Sir John Neale makes more real understanding of the complex intermingling of theological and political forces in the age of Catherine de Medici/5.

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The most satisfactory study of Catherine de' Médici is Paul VanDyke, Catherine de' Médici (2 vols., ). The short pamphlet by N. Sutherland, Catherine de' Médici and the Ancien Régime (), provides an excellent introduction to the major problems in interpreting the political role of the.

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, heiress to an /5(12).

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 murderous hunt for Huguenots.

Inyear-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. The period following the treaty of Cateau-Cambresis and the death of Henry II in is of crucial importance in the history of France and of Europe; yet little that is satisfactory has been written about it.

To this, the work of Dr N.M. Sutherland is a notable exception. Princes, Politics and Religion, brings together all her major articles, not already reprinted elsewhere.

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, illegitimate son of.

The life and career of Catherine de Medici have been the object of serious scrutiny since the sixteenth century. This woman had been at the center of historical and religious controversy during her own lifetime and even today, experts are not in complete agreement regarding her role in the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre, the supposed poisoning of Jeanne de Navarre, and mysterious deaths at.

Catherine de Medici and Obsession Over Power "An execrable woman whose memory will remain in bloody crepe until the end of time[1]". For nearly years this assessment of Catherine de Medici held true.

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Branded a 'cabal of cuckoldry' by a contemporary critic, these.Opening with Catherine de’ Medici’s lavish dairy at Fontainebleau (c. ), Martin’s book explores how French queens and noblewomen used pleasure dairies to naturalize their status, display their cultivated tastes, and proclaim their virtue as nurturing mothers and capable estate managers.