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Athenais: The Life of Louis XIV's Mistress, the Real Queen of France

By: Hilton, Lisa

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200934

Condition: Good


First edition. Jacket reverse and edges lightly stained.Top and bottom edges of jacket lightly stained. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 358 pp. As lovely and charming as she was shrewd and calculating, Athenais de Montespan became the most powerful noblewoman of her day by brilliantly manipulating her forbidden role as mistress of King Louis XIV. With a lively narrative style that reads like fiction, Lisa Hilton reveals the woman behind the most dazzling days of the Sun King's reign.As a lover, Athenais risked the disgrace of adultery to conduct an affair that... View more info

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Queen's Consort: England's Medieval Queens from Eleanor of Aquitaine to Elizabeth of York

By: Hilton, Lisa

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pegasus Books: 2010

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2265317

ISBN: 1605981052

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. A nice copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. x, 482 pp. England's medieval queens were elemental in shaping the history of the nation. In an age where all politics were family politics, dynastic marriages placed English queens at the very center of power?the king's bed. From Matilda of Flanders, William the Conqueror's queen, to Elizabeth of York, the first Tudor consort, England's queens fashioned the nature of monarchy and influenced the direction of the state. Occupying a unique position in the mercurial, often violent world of medieval po... View more info