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The kings' mistresses : the liberated lives of Marie Mancini, Princess Colonna, and her sister Hortense, Duchess Mazarin / Elizabeth C. Goldsmith.

Author/creator Goldsmith, Elizabeth C.
Format Electronic and Book
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoNew York : PublicAffairs,
Descriptionxix, 256 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
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Contents Historical prologue -- The cardinal's nieces at the court of France -- The Duchess Mazarin -- Marie's Rome -- A runaway duchess -- On the road -- Savoy and beyond -- Hortense's London -- Madrid -- Divorce -- "Dust and ashes".
Abstract The little-known story of two spirited sisters who flaunted every social convention of 17th century Europe in their determination to live independently.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2011045731
ISBN9781586488895 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN1586488899 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN9781586488901 (e-book)
ISBN1586488902 (e-book)

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