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Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany.

Mildred Allen Butler

Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany.

by Mildred Allen Butler

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Published by Funk & Wagnalls in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anne, of Brittany, Consort of Louis XII, King of France, 1476-1514.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPortraits by Bette Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC108.3 .B8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5528645M
    LC Control Number67003022
    OCLC/WorldCa1435890

    The book. Famous for having been the Queen of France twice, Anne of Brittany () was also the Duchess of Brittany. During her lifetime, she witnessed the union of Brittany and France and other important European historical events. This year marks the th anniversary of the death of Anne of Brittany, twice queen of France and the last ruler of an independent Brittany. Over the course of the year there will be a number of cultural events dedicated to the memory of this erudite and strong-willed duchess who fought her entire life for Breton independence with her body as the final battlefield.

    25 mai - Anne, Duchess of Brittany (25 January – 9 January , also known as Anna of Brittany (French: Anne de Bretagne; Breton: Anna Vreizh), was the last independent Breton ruler, and twice the queen of France (having married two successive French kings). She was born in Nantes, Brittany, and was the daughter of Duke Francis II of Brittany and Margaret of Foix. Dive into Anne of Brittany's story and come away empowered and inspired by the gripping tale of the only woman in history to be twice crowned queen of France. Enjoy this Critically Acclaimed Series Learn More About Anne of Brittany.

    About six years ago, I picked up Mildred Allen Butler’s book on Anne of Brittany (Twice Queen of France), largely because I was struck by the image of Anne as a young girl on the cover. I.   Taking Anne of Brittany as its fulcrum, and neatly framed by chapters on the twice queen of France’s royal entries and on her obsequies and memorialization, Brown’s study examines the culture of book production for elite women, including Anne’s contemporaries (such as Anne de Foix, Louise de Savoy, and Margaret of Austria) and successors.


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Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany by Mildred Allen Butler Download PDF EPUB FB2

During a trip to France I marveled at the statues of Anna de Bretagne and her second husband Louis XII over their double sepulcher at St.

Denis in Paris. I enjoyed this book immensely when I was younger and because of it I knew of the tragic life of Queen Anne and how she was twice Queen of France/5(11).

Twice Queen of France book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Anne of Brittany was only 12 when, inshe became its Duc /5. Anne of Brittany was only 12 when, inshe became its Duchess, but already she was among the best-educated women of her era and she was determined to preserve the duchy’s independence.

At 15 she averted takeover by France when she married its king, Charles VIII, and after he died she married his successor, Louis XII, becoming the only person ever twice crowned Queen of France. Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany. New York, Funk & Wagnalls [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Anne, of Brittany Queen consort of Louis XII King of France; Anne, of Brittany Queen consort of Louis XII King of France: Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mildred Allen Butler.

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[Mildred Allen Butler] of Brittany Queen consort of Louis XII King of France; Anne, of Brittany Queen consort of Louis XII King of France: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mildred Allen Butler.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Anne Of Brittany, duchess of Brittany and twice queen consort of France, who devoted her life to safeguarding the autonomy of Brittany within the kingdom of France. Daughter of Duke Francis II of Brittany and Margaret of Foix, Anne succeeded to her father’s duchy on Sept.

9, The future of t. Mother: Margaret of Foix, daughter of Queen Eleanor of Navarre and Gaston IV, Count of Foix Father: Francis II, Duke of Brittany, who fought with King Louis and Charles VIII of France to keep Brittany independent, and who protected Henry Tudor who had fled England and would later become King Henry VII of England.

Member of the house of Dreux-Montfort, tracing descent back to Hugh. About Anne of Brittany: Twice Queen of France Although this is a book written in"Anne of Brittany, Twice Queen of France" is the perfect lecture for a Christmas present for royal history lovers.

This first in a three-novel series by Rozsa Gaston about Anne of Brittany () gets a resounding "OK". While I succeeded in learning more about THIS Anne -- Duchess of Brittany and twice Queen of France -- I can't say the read was as engrossing as I'd hoped.

Awarded three stars but three and a half is probably more accurate/5. Anne, Duchess of Brittany had been crowned twice as the Queen of France. She married King Charles VIII and when he died, she married King Louis XII. She suffered through a long and complicated pregnancy history with only two daughters surviving.

One of her daughters, Claude, would also be Queen of France. When Anne was. Centered on Anne, duchess of Brittany and twice queen of France, with reference to her contemporaries and successors, The Queen's Library examines the cultural issues surrounding female modes of empowerment and book production.

The book aims to uncover the harmonies and conflicts that surfaced in male-authored, male-illustrated works for and. : BOOK OF HOURS OF ANNE OF BRITTANY | Art Book | Luxury Edition: Silk Bound, Hardcover, Dust-jacket | 15x11 in | 38x28 cm | pgs | Jean Bourdichon's masterpiece () by Marie-Pierre Laffitte; Georges Minois; Michèle Bilimoff and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great : Hardcover.

The Great Hours of Anne of Brittany is undoubtedly a masterpiece of French painting, as is fitting for a manuscript intended for someone who was twice queen of France: with Charles VIII and then Louis XII.

The folios of this codex feature veritable paintings rather than the miniatures usual in this type of book. Jean Bourdichon painted almost fifty full-page scenes with gold frames upon a.

Full text of "A twice crowned queen, Anne of Brittany" See other formats. Centered on Anne, duchess of Brittany and twice queen of France, with reference to her contemporaries and successors, The Queen's Library examines the cultural issues surrounding female modes of empowerment and book production.

Anne of Brittany – A twice crowned Queen Novem Moniek 1 Anne of Brittany was born on 25 January at in the morning as the daughter of Francis II, Duke of Brittany and Margaret [ ]. - A woman twice crowned Queen of France. How many women can say that. Her daughters Renee and Claude are here, as well as her granddaughter Anna d' Este.

See more ideas about France, Brittany and Renaissance pins. 5. Anne of Brittany. Queen consort of France: –– Anne of Brittany is the only woman to have held the title of ‘Queen of France’ twice.

After the death of her father, and in the absence of a male heir, she inherited the region of Brittany. No museum theft is without pain, but in France, the disappearance of a six-inch gold reliquary left people both devastated and outraged.

Inside the case was the heart of Anne of Brittany, the only woman in French history to be crowned queen twice. Ever since picking up Mildred Allen Butler’s book on Anne of Brittany a few years ago (Twice Queen of France: Anne of York: Funk & Wagnalls, ), I’ve been fascinated by this French queen who came to power at age eleven as.

Between those two? Actually, there are such stories. Once, looking for more books on Anne of Brittany, I found a historical novel where Louis was her tender and.By the end ofAnne had been forced into an agreement that included marriage to Charles and, should he die before Anne, to his successor.

Charles did, in fact, leave Anne a widow, and she married Louis XII in Thus, she was twice crowned queen of France.

An intelligent, cultivated woman, a patron of the arts and a bibliophile, Anne.