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, was once essentially the most strong girls of the 15th century. She was once talked about through her contemporaries as Madame los angeles Grande, and remained an lively and influential determine in France all through her existence. because the 15th century drew to an in depth, Anne composed a sequence of enseignements, "lessons", for her daughter Suzanne of Bourbon. those directions symbolize a distillation of a lifetime's event, and are provided throughout the portrait of a fantastic princess, hence getting ready her daughter to behave either circumspectly and politically. Having urged her personal path effectively, Anne bargains her daughter suggestion meant to aid her negotiate the tricky passage of a girl on the earth of politics.

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