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Author Murphy, Caroline, 1969-

Title Murder of a Medici princess / Caroline P. Murphy
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (397 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), map
Contents A Medici childhood -- A Medici princess grows up -- The first lady of Florence -- Medici machinations -- The troubles of a Medici princess -- Final acts
Summary Prologue. Part I: A Medici Childhood. 1. The New Medici. 2. "I have never seen a more beautiful baby girl". 3. Growing Up Medici. 4. The Medici as Teenage Girls. Part II: A Medici Princess Grows Up. 1. A Bridegroom for Isabella. 2. Medici Weddings. 3. Zibellini and a Hat Full of Musk. 4. The Duke and Duchess of Bracciano. 5. My Brother and I. 6. Overcome By Sorrow. Part III: The First Lady of Florence. 1. After Eleanora. 2. At Home With Paolo and Isabella. 3. Debt. 4. Conflict. 5. The Baroncelli. 6. The Theatre of Isabella. 1. Fidelities. 2. Troilo. 3. A 'Clandestine' Affair. Part IV
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-379) and index
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Subject Medici, Isabella Romola de', 1542-1576.
Medici, House of.
Princesses -- Italy -- Florence -- Biography.
Florence (Italy) -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 16th century.
Florence (Italy) -- History -- 1421-1737.
Florence (Italy) -- Kings and rulers.
Tuscany (Italy) -- History -- 1434-1737.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195314395 (alk. paper)
0198042906 (electronic bk.)
9780195314397 (alk. paper)
9780198042907 (electronic bk.)