Princes and Poisoners: Studies of the Court of Louis XIV by Frantz Funck-Brentano

Princes and Poisoners: Studies of the Court of Louis XIV

byFrantz Funck-Brentano, George Maidment, Translator

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CONTENTS
MARIE MADELEINE DE BRINVILLIERS—
I. Her Life,
II. Her Trial,
III. Her Death,
THE POISON DRAMA AT THE COURT OF LOUIS XIV—
I. The Sorceresses—
The Dinner of La Vigoreux,
Sorcery in the Seventeenth Century,
The Practices of the Witches,
The Alchemists,
La Voisin,
The Magician Lesage,
The ‘Chambre Ardente,’
Louis XIV and the Poison Affair,
II. Madame de Montespan,
III. A Magistrate—Gabriel Nicolas de la Reynie,
THE DEATH OF ‘MADAME,’
RACINE AND THE POISON AFFAIR,
‘LA DEVINERESSE,’
INDEX

Title:Princes and Poisoners: Studies of the Court of Louis XIVFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 18, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990006524260

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