Poison, Pregnancy and Protestants: Gossip and Scandal at the Early Modern French Court

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McIlvenna, Una;
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This chapter examines the scandalous case of Isabelle de Limeuil, a lady-in-waiting to the sixteenth century French queen mother Catherine de Medici, whose notorious affair with the Protestant Louis de Bourbon, prince of Condé, illegitimate pregnancy, public birth and s... View more
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