Historic Court Memoirs of France - An Index
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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Historic Court Memoirs of France, by VariousThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.orgTitle: Historic Court Memoirs of FranceAn IndexAuthor: VariousEditor: David WidgerRelease Date: June 25, 2009 [EBook #29250]Language: English*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK HISTORIC COURT MEMOIRS OF FRANCE ***Produced by David WidgerTHE COMPLETE PROJECT GUTENBERGHISTORIC COURT MEMOIRS OF FRANCEAN INDEXVarious AuthorsEdited by David WidgerProject Gutenberg Editions DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS Click here if you would like to download this Index, and save it and all the volumes in the entire set to your hard disk. Following the download instructions carefully will allow the index file to link to all the volumes and chapters when you are off-line.Click on the ## before each title to go directly to alinked index of the detailed chapters and illustrationsBOOKS## MEMOIRS OF MARGUERITE DE VALOIS QUEEN OF NAVARRE## MEMOIRS OF JEAN FRANCOIS PAUL de GONDI, CARDINAL DE RETZ## MEMOIRS OF MADAME LA MARQUISE DE MONTESPAN## MEMOIRS OF THE COURT OF LOUIS XIV.AND OF THE REGENCY,By the Duchess D'Orleans## MEMOIRS OF LOUIS XIV AND HIS COURT AND OF THE REGENCY,By the Duke of Saint-Simon## MEMOIRS OF LOUIS XV. AND XVI. ...

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Historic Court Memoirs of France, by Various
This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with
almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or
re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included
with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org
Title: Historic Court Memoirs of France
An Index
Author: Various
Editor: David Widger
Release Date: June 25, 2009 [EBook #29250]
Language: English
*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK HISTORIC COURT MEMOIRS OF FRANCE ***
Produced by David Widger
THE COMPLETE PROJECT GUTENBERG
HISTORIC COURT MEMOIRS OF FRANCEAN INDEXVarious Authors
Edited by David Widger
Project Gutenberg Editions
DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS
Click here if you would like to download this Index, and save it and all the volumes
in the entire set to your hard disk. Following the download instructions carefully
will allow the index file to link to all the volumes and chapters when you are off-line.
Click on the ## before each title to go directly to a
linked index of the detailed chapters and illustrationsBOOKS
## MEMOIRS OF MARGUERITE DE VALOIS QUEEN OF NAVARRE
## MEMOIRS OF JEAN FRANCOIS PAUL de GONDI, CARDINAL DE RETZ
## MEMOIRS OF MADAME LA MARQUISE DE MONTESPAN
## MEMOIRS OF THE COURT OF LOUIS XIV.AND OF THE REGENCY,
By the Duchess D'Orleans
## MEMOIRS OF LOUIS XIV AND HIS COURT AND OF THE REGENCY,
By the Duke of Saint-Simon
## MEMOIRS OF LOUIS XV. AND XVI.,
By Madame du Hausett, Princess Lamballe, and an Unknown English Girl
## MEMOIRS OF THE COURT OF MARIE ANTOINETTE, QUEEN OF FRANCE,
By Madam Camapn
## MEMOIRS COURT OF ST. CLOUD,
By Lewis Goldsmith
## MEMOIRS OF COUNT GRAMMONT,
By Anthony HamiltonCHAPTERS and ILLUSTRATIONSMEMOIRS OF MARGUERITE DE VALOIS QUEEN OF NAVARRE
Quotes & ImagesLIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
Marguerite de Valois—Etching by Mercier
Bussi d' Amboise—Painting in the Versailles Gallery
Duc de Guise—Painting in the Versailles Gallery
Catherine de' Medici—Original Etching by Mercier
Henri VI. and La Fosseuse—Painting by A. P. E. Morton
A Scene at Henri's Court—Original PhotogravureLETTERS
LETTER I.
Introduction.—Anecdotes of Marguerite's Infancy.—Endeavours Used to Convert Her to the New Religion.—She Is
Confirmed in Catholicism.—The Court on a Progress.—A Grand Festivity Suddenly Interrupted.—The Confusion in
Consequence.
LETTER II.
Message from the Duc d'Anjou, Afterwards Henri III., to King Charles His Brother and the Queen-mother.—Her Fondness
for Her Children.—Their Interview.—Anjou's Eloquent Harangue.—The Queen-mother's Character. Discourse of the Duc
d'Anjou with Marguerite.—She Discovers Her Own Importance.—Engages to Serve Her Brother Anjou.—Is in High
Favour with the Queenmother.
LETTER III.
Le Guast.—His Character.—Anjou Affects to Be Jealous of the Guises.—Dissuades the Queen-mother from Reposing
Confidence in Marguerite.—She Loses the Favour of the Queen-mother and Falls Sick.—Anjou's Hypocrisy.—He
Introduces De Guise into Marguerite's Sick Chamber.—Marguerite Demanded in Marriage by the King of Portugal.—
Made Uneasy on That Account.—Contrives to Relieve Herself.—The Match with Portugal Broken off.
LETTER IV.
Death of the Queen of Navarre—Marguerite's Marriage with Her Son, the King of Navarre, Afterwards Henri IV. of
France.—The Preparations for That Solemnisation Described.—The Circumstances Which Led to the Massacre of the
Huguenots on St. Bartholomew's Day.
LETTER V.
The Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day.
LETTER VI.
Henri, Duc d'Anjou, Elected King of Poland, Leaves France.—Huguenot Plots to Withdraw the Duc d'Alencon and the
King of Navarre from Court.—Discovered and Defeated by Marguerite's Vigilance.—She Draws Up an Eloquent
Defence, Which Her Husband Delivers before a Committee from the Court of Parliament.—Alencon and Her Husband,
under a Close Arrest, Regain Their Liberty by the Death of Charles IX.
LETTER VII.
Accession of Henri III.—A Journey to Lyons.—Marguerite's Faith in Supernatural Intelligence.
LETTER VIII.
What Happened at Lyons.
LETTER IX.
Fresh Intrigues.—Marriage of Henri III.—Bussi Arrives at Court and Narrowly Escapes Assassination.

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