Cover of: Kings Read Online

Kings" mistresses

  • 53 Want to read
  • ·
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Evans in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Mistresses -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Favorites, Royal -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Mistresses -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAlan Hardy.
LC ClassificationsDA308 .H37
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3822157M
ISBN 100237455269
LC Control Number81131824

Download Kings" mistresses


The Kings' mistresses [Alan Hardy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book discusses the influences that royal mistresses had in Alan Hardy. Mistresses provoke reactions of both adulation and scorn. Vote for your favorite fiction and nonfiction books about these controversial women here. Looking for inspiration? Devour these five juicy books about the allure of the "other woman" from Alison Weir, the historian who wrote Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings. See her picks here! The Kings' Mistresses. 79 likes. The little-known story of two spirited sisters who flaunted every social convention of 17th century Europe in their determination to live lemoisduvinnaturel.comers: Apr 11,  · The Kings’ Mistresses by Elizabeth C. Goldsmith (Book Review) April 11, April 11, by CarolynHarris The Kings’ Mistresses: The Liberated Lives of Marie Mancini, Princess Colonna, and Her Sister Hortense, Duchess Mazarin is the fascinating dual biography of two of the most controversial women of the seventeenth century.

In the English court, a royal mistress was a woman who was the lover of the King. She may have been taken either before or after his accession to the throne. Although it generally is only used of females, by extrapolation, the relation can cover any lover of the monarch whether male or female. May 21,  · Historical fiction author Faith L. Justice ("Twilight Empress" and more) reviews "The Kings' Mistresses" by Elizabeth C. Goldsmith; an in depth look at the notorious lives of Marie and Hortense Mancini. They dared to leave abusive husbands and live independent lives—something "not done" in the mid's. Aug 13,  · The book claimed Carl used to frequent strip and sex clubs in his younger days, conduct naked Jacuzzi parties with models, and host the errant orgy or two. (At least one prominent mistress, pop. The Hardcover of the The Kings' Mistresses: The Liberated Lives of Marie Mancini, Princess Colonna, and Her Sister Hortense, Duchess Mazarin by Elizabeth C. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help The Kings Mistresses is well written and engaging, which is not always something that can be said for non-fiction. /5.

Apr 27,  · The king's mistress - a royal tradition Author Eleanor Herman, who has spent years researching royal mistresses for her book, Sex With Kings, says as long as there have been kings, there have probably been mistresses. But their heyday was in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, when having one became almost a requirement for a French, English. A royal mistress is the historical position of a mistress to a monarch or an heir mistresses have had considerable power; such mistresses have sometimes been referred to as the "power behind the throne".The prevalence of the institution can be attributed to the fact that royal marriages were until recent times conducted solely on the basis of political and dynastic considerations. Jan 02,  · The book is the final volume in a series by the Pulitzer Prize winner. Branch paints a picture of a leader drained by discontent. In one exchange with Author: Leonard Greene. Apr 03,  · The Kings' Mistresses succeeds in being both entertaining and highly instructive." Susan Holloway Scott, author of The Countess & the King"At last two of history's most fascinating sisters have the book they deserve/5().