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Author Carroll, Stuart, 1965-

Title Martyrs and murderers : the Guise family and the making of Europe / Stuart Carroll
Published Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 345 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
Summary The pre-eminent political and religious power-brokers of 16th-century France, the Guise family included in their number both Mary Queen of Scots and Catherine de Medici. This is a comprehensive account of their remarkable story, and their influence on one of Europe's most turbulent and formative eras
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Guise, House of.
Nobility -- Political activity -- France.
Nobility -- France -- Biography.
France -- History -- Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009924595
ISBN 0191571113 (electronic bk.)
0199229074 (cloth)
9780191571114 (electronic bk.)
9780199229079 (cloth)