Anne of France: Lessons for my Daughter (Library of Medieval by Sharon L. Jansen

By Sharon L. Jansen

Anne of France (1461-1522), daughter of Louis XI and sister of Charles VIII, used to be some of the most robust ladies of the 15th century. She used to be said by means of her contemporaries as Madame l. a. Grande, and remained an energetic and influential determine in France all through her existence. because the 15th century drew to an in depth, Anne composed a chain of enseignements, "lessons", for her daughter Suzanne of Bourbon. those directions signify a distillation of a lifetime's adventure, and are offered during the portrait of a great princess, therefore getting ready her daughter to behave either circumspectly and politically. Having advised her personal path effectively, Anne deals her daughter suggestion meant to aid her negotiate the tricky passage of a girl on the planet of politics.

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