Word versus Honor: The Case of Françoise de Rohan vs. Jacques de Savoie

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McIlvenna, Una;

This paper examines one of the most notorious scandals of sixteenth-century France. In 1557, Françoise de Rohan, a lady-in-waiting to Catherine de Medici, launched a legal battle to get the duke of Nemours, Jacques de Savoie, to recognize their orally-agreed marriage co... View more
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