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By Sharon L. Jansen

ISBN-10: 1843840162

ISBN-13: 9781843840169

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Anne of France (1461-1522), daughter of Louis XI and sister of Charles VIII, used to be the most strong girls of the 15th century. She was once said by way of her contemporaries as Madame los angeles Grande, and remained an energetic and influential determine in France all through her lifestyles. because the 15th century drew to a detailed, Anne composed a chain of enseignements, "lessons", for her daughter Suzanne of Bourbon. those directions characterize a distillation of a lifetime's adventure, and are provided in the course of the portrait of an excellent princess, hence getting ready her daughter to behave either circumspectly and politically. Having instructed her personal direction effectively, Anne deals her daughter suggestion meant to assist her negotiate the tricky passage of a lady on the planet of politics.

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