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Queen's Mate: Three Women of Power in France on the Eve of the Renaissance

Pauline Matarasso
Format
Book
Published
Aldershot ; Brookfield, USA : Ashgate, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0754603210 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Prologue: The Orleans Marriage 1
  • Part 1 'Certes, c'estoit une maistresse femme' 1483-1487
  • 1 Troubled Inheritance 9
  • 2 First Moves 15
  • 3 Two Steps Forward, One Step Back 22
  • 4 Clash of Steel 26
  • 5 Dress Rehearsal 31
  • 6 Maids in Waiting 35
  • 7 Madame s'en va-t-en Guerre 41
  • Part 2 Conquest of Brittany 1487-1491
  • 8 Child Duchess 51
  • 9 Madame's New Grandeur 55
  • 10 Queen of the Romans 60
  • 11 Madame de Bourbon Bypassed 64
  • 12 Checked and Twice Mated 68
  • Part 3 A Paladin King 1492-1498
  • 13 Off with the Old, On with the New 75
  • 14 A Very Young Queen 80
  • 15 Castles in the Air 86
  • 16 King's Great Venture 93
  • 17 Loss 101
  • 18 Mute Witnesses: Accounts and Portraits 105
  • 19 Countess of Angouleme 110
  • 20 In the Midst of Life ... 117
  • 21 Looking Back 122
  • Part 4 New Dispensation 1498-1506
  • 22 All Change 145
  • 23 A Sorry Business 152
  • 24 Countess Travels North 156
  • 25 Queen by the Grace of God - Again 161
  • 26 Same Only Different 168
  • 27 Full Bloom 174
  • 28 Princesses in the Market-Place 181
  • 29 Mother and Daughter 188
  • 30 Mother and Son 198
  • 31 Graves of their Dead 206
  • 32 How Are the Mighty Fallen 211
  • 33 Picking Up the Pieces 219
  • Part 5 Wheel of Fortune 1507-1515
  • 34 Madame la Vieille 233
  • 35 Checks and Balances 239
  • 36 Life at Court 245
  • 37 One Small Cheer 254
  • 38 Draining the Cup 264
  • 39 La Royne est Morte 276
  • Epilogue: The Triumph of Dame Prudence 286
  • Appendix I Louise of Savoy's Journal 292
  • Appendix II Anne of Brittany's Letter to Claude 294.
Description
317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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