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The Serpent and the Moon Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King

Kent, Princess Michael of

ISBN 10: 0743251040 / ISBN 13: 9780743251044
Published by Touchstone, 2004
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Fine in a fine DJ; Signed twice by the author, once on her bookplate, which is attached to a leaf with the publisher's logo and a second time on the title page, in both cases the signature is as Maria Christina [Baroness Marie Christina von Rebnitz]. Story of King Henri II of France who was devoted to Diane de Poitiers and later married Catherine de Medici. ; 1.1 x 8.98 x 6.3 Inches; 432 p.; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 33017

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Title: The Serpent and the Moon Two Rivals for the ...

Publisher: Touchstone

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover; First Printing

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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An intriguing study of a royal love triangle captures the complex relationships that existed between King Henri II of France, his wife Catherine de Medici, and his mistress, Diane de Poitiers, examining the impact of the love story on the history of Renaissance France. 75,000 first printing.

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Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent is the author of two previous books, Crowned in a Far Country: Portraits of Eight Royal Brides and Cupid and the King: Five Royal Paramours. For more than ten years, the Princess has pursued a successful career lecturing on historical topics. She lives with her husband, Prince Michael of Kent, in Kensington Palace in London and in their seventeenth-century manor house in Gloucestershire, England.

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