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Author Milstein, Joanna.

Title The Gondi : family strategy and survival in early modern France / by Joanna Milstein
Published Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2013
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Contents The gondi in France : perceptions and realities -- Money for royal endeavours -- Power, prowess and prestige : the Gondi in politics -- Pierre de Gondi : churchman and king's man -- Gondi women
Summary Charting the rise of one of the great families of late sixteenth-century France, the Gondi, this book unravels the complex relationship between French society and Italians who held key positions within French government. It demonstrates how members of the Gondi family played a leading part in the finance, government, church and military affairs, and were indispensable counselors to the Queen Mother, Catherine De' Medici
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Catherine de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, 1519-1589.
Gondi family.
Catherine de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, 1519-1589.
Gondi family.
Italians -- France -- History -- 16th century
Courts and courtiers.
HISTORY -- Europe -- France.
Italians.
France -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 16th century
France.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306471117
1409454746
9781306471114
9781409454748