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A mervaylous discourse vpon the lyfe, deedes, and behaviours of Katherine de Medicis, Queene mother : vvherin are displayed the meanes vvhich she hath practised to atteyne vnto the vsurping of the kingedome of France : and to the bringing of the estate of the same vnto vtter ruine and destruction.

Author/Creator:
Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598.
Standardized title:
Discours merveilleux de la vie, actions, et déportemens de Catherine de Médicis. English
Other title:
Discours merveilleux de la vie, actions, et déportemens de Catherine de Médicis
Mervaylous discourse upon the lyfe, deedes, and behaviours of Katherine de Medicis, Queene mother
Publication:
At Heydelberge [i.e. London : Printed by H. Middleton?], 1575.
Format/Description:
Book
196 p. ; 14 cm. (8vo)
Subjects:
Catherine de Médicis, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of France, 1519-1589.
France -- History -- Charles IX, 1560-1574.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
By Henri Estienne. Sometimes also attributed to Thedore de Beze, Jean de Serres, and Pierre Pithou.
Translation of: Discours merveilleux de la vie, actions, et déportemens de Catherine de Médicis.
The imprint is false; printed at London; by H. Middleton? (STC).
Head-piece; initial. Printed marginal notes.
Signatures: A-M⁸ N².
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the William J. and Irma S. Roach Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Julia B. Leisenring Book Fund.
Imperfect: final 2 leaves are wanting, supplied in 19th century pen facsimile.
Chronology:
1575
Cited in:
STC (2nd ed.) 10550
ESTC S101750
Contributor:
Pithou, Pierre, 1539-1596.
Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598.
Bèze, Théodore de, 1519-1605.
William J. and Irma S. Roach Fund.
Julia B. Leisenring Book Fund.
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The William J. and Irma S. Roach Fund Home Page
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