Marguerite Louise D'Orl ANS

Marguerite Louise D'Orl ANS

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Marguerite Louise d'Orl ans was Grand Duchess of Tuscany, as the wife of Grand Duke Cosimo III de' Medici. Deprived of her lover, Charles V of Lorraine, and yearning for France, Marguerite Louise despised her husband and his family, whom she often quarrelled with and falsely suspected of attempting to poison her. Marguerite Louise reconciled with the Medici on more than one occasion, however, only to promptly resume hostilities. Having become Grand Duke of Tuscany upon his father's death, in 1670, Cosimo III, under the sway of his mother, Vittoria della Rovere, refused to grant Marguerite Louise entry to the Consulta. Thus without political influence, Marguerite Louise oversaw the education of her eldest son, Grand Prince Ferdinando. Two more children followed: Anna Maria Luisa, Electress Palatine, and Gian Gastone, the last Medici Grand Duke of Tuscanyshow more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134920819
  • 9786134920810