The book of the ladies Illustrious Dames: The Reign and Amours of the Bourbon Régime
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The book of the ladies Illustrious Dames: The Reign and Amours of the Bourbon Régime

By Pierre de Bourdeille Brantôme
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Table of Contents
  • The Book of the Illustrious Dames
    • CONTENTS.
    • LIST OF PHOTOGRAVURE ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • INTRODUCTION.[1]
  • THE BOOK OF THE LADIES.
    • DISCOURSE I. ANNE DE BRETAGNE, QUEEN OF FRANCE.
    • DISCOURSE II. CATHERINE DE’ MEDICI, QUEEN, AND MOTHER OF OUR LAST KINGS.
    • DISCOURSE III. MARIE STUART, QUEEN OF SCOTLAND, FORMERLY QUEEN OF OUR FRANCE.
    • DISCOURSE IV. ÉLISABETH OF FRANCE, QUEEN OF SPAIN.
    • DISCOURSE V. MARGUERITE, QUEEN OF FRANCE AND OF NAVARRE, SOLE DAUGHTER NOW REMAINING OF THE NOBLE HOUSE OF FRANCE.[12]
    • DISCOURSE VI. MESDAMES, THE DAUGHTERS OF THE NOBLE HOUSE OF FRANCE.[19]
      • 1. Madame Yoland de France.
      • 2. Madame Jeanne de France.
      • 3. Madame Anne de France.
      • 4. Madame Claude de France.
      • 5. Madame Renée de France.
      • 6. Mesdames Charlotte, Louise, Magdelaine, and Marguerite de France.
      • 7. Mesdames Élisabeth, Claude, and Marguerite de France.
      • 8. Madame Diane de France.
      • 9. Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre.
    • 1. Madame Yoland de France.
    • 2. Madame Jeanne de France.
    • 3. Madame Anne de France.
    • 4. Madame Claude de France.
    • 5. Madame Renée de France.
    • 6. Mesdames Charlotte, Louise, Magdelaine, and Marguerite de France.
    • 7. Mesdames Élisabeth, Claude, and Marguerite de France.
    • 8. Madame Diane de France.
    • 9. Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre.
    • DISCOURSE VII. OF VARIOUS ILLUSTRIOUS LADIES.[22]
      • 1. Isabelle d’Autriche, wife of Charles IX., King of France [daughter of the Emperor Maximilian II.].
      • 3. Marie d’Autriche, wife of Louis, King of Hungary [sister of the Emperor Charles V.].
      • 4. Louise de Lorraine, wife of Henri III., King of France.
      • 5. Marguerite de Lorraine, wife of Anne, Duc de Joyeuse.[24]
      • 6. Christine of Denmark, niece of the Emperor Charles V. Duchesse de Lorraine.
      • 7. Marie d’Autriche, wife of the Emperor Maximilian II.
      • 8. Blanche de Montferrat, Duchesse de Savoie.
      • 9. Catherine de Clèves, wife of Henri I. de Lorraine, Duc de Guise.
      • 10. Madame de Bourdeille.
    • 1. Isabelle d’Autriche, wife of Charles IX., King of France [daughter of the Emperor Maximilian II.].
    • 3. Marie d’Autriche, wife of Louis, King of Hungary [sister of the Emperor Charles V.].
    • 4. Louise de Lorraine, wife of Henri III., King of France.
    • 5. Marguerite de Lorraine, wife of Anne, Duc de Joyeuse.[24]
    • 6. Christine of Denmark, niece of the Emperor Charles V. Duchesse de Lorraine.
    • 7. Marie d’Autriche, wife of the Emperor Maximilian II.
    • 8. Blanche de Montferrat, Duchesse de Savoie.
    • 9. Catherine de Clèves, wife of Henri I. de Lorraine, Duc de Guise.
    • 10. Madame de Bourdeille.
    • APPENDIX.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
      • VI.
      • VII
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII
    • INDEX.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
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