Queen of Navarre : Jeanne d'Albret 1528 - 1772

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so dust jacket, with some spotting. Small damp stain at top edges of textblock near spine. 501 p. w/ illus., map, appemndices, endnotes, bibliography, index. A detailed biography of this impressive and able French noblewoman anc sister of Francis I who became queen regent of Navarre. She became the leader of the French Hueguenots, thus setting her at odds with Catherine de Medici. Her son, Henry IV, became the popular first Bourbon King of France and converted back to Catholicism, uttering the famous quote, "Paris is well worth a mass" Good / good. Item #19369

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