Biographies

  • A Fair Conspirator, Marie de Rohan, Duchesse de Chevreuse – Hugh Noel Williams.
  • Marie de Rohan, Duchesse de Chevreuse – Michael Prawdin (the first one I read)
  • Secret History of the French Court Under Richelieu and Mazarin – Victor Cousin (another favourite but dealing more with the latter part of Marie’s life.)
  • The Intriguing Duchess, Marie de Rohan, Duchesse de Chevreuse – Dorothy de Brissac Campbell.
  • The Duchesse de Chevreuse: A Life of Intrigue and Adventure in the Days of Louis XIII – Louis Batiffol (my favourite)
  • ANNE OF AUSTRIA: QUEEN OF FRANCE by RUTH KLEINMAN.
  • Anne of Austria: The infanta queen by Meriel Buchanan.
  • Athenais: The Life of Louis XIV’s Mistress, the Real Queen of France by Lisa Hilton.
  • BIOGRAPHY OF A FAMILY: CATHERINE DE MEDICI AND HER CHILDREN. by Milton. Waldman.
  • Blood and Justice: The 17th Century Parisian Doctor Who Made Blood by Pete Moore.
  • Buckingham, the Life and Political Career of George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham, 1592-1628 by Roger Lockyer.
  • Cardinal dictator: A portrait of Richelieu, by Auguste Bailly.
  • Cardinal Richelieu and the Development of Absolutism by Geoffrey Russell Richards Treasure.
  • Cardinal Richelieu: And the Making of France by Anthony Levi.
  • Cardinal Richelieu: Power and the Pursuit of Wealth by Joseph Bergin.
  • Catherine de Medici  by Leonie Frieda.
  • Christina of Sweden by Sven Stolpe.
  • Christina Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric by Veronica Buckley.
  • Cinq-Mars: Or, A conspiracy under Louis XIII. An historical romance by Alfred de Vigny.
  • Daughter of France: The Life of Anne Marie Louise d’Orleans Duchesse De Montpensier 1627-1693 La Grand Mademoiselle by V. Sackville-West.
  • A gallant of Lorraine;: Francois, seigneur de Bassompierre, marquis d’Harouel, marechal de France (1579-1646) by Hugh Noel Williams.
  • The Grand Mademoiselle by Francis Steegmuller.
  • The great duke of Buckingham, by Charles Richard Cammell.
  • Grey Eminence. A study in religion and politics. The biography of Father Joseph, the paradoxical mystic who inspired the power politics of Cardinal Richelieu by Aldous Huxley.
  • Henrietta Maria by Alison Plowden.
  • Henrietta Maria by Elizabeth Hamilton.
  • HENRIETTA MARIA by Carola Oman.
  • Isabella De’Medici: The Glorious Life and Tragic End of a Renaissance Princess by Caroline P. Murphy.
  • Journal intime de la duchesse de Chevreuse: Roman (French Edition) by Stephane Jourat.
  • L’ange du desordre: Marie de Rohan, duchesse de Chevreuse (French Edition) by Denis Tillinac.
  • La duchesse de Chevreuse (French Edition) by Georges Poisson.
  • The Lady Penelope: The Lost Tale of Love and Politics in the Court of Elizabeth I by Sally Varlow.
  • Last loves of Henri of Navarre, by Hugh Noel Williams.
  • Life of Marie de Medicis, Queen of France by Julia S. H. Pardoe.
  • The life of Queen Henrietta Maria; by Ida A Taylor.
  • The lives of gallant ladies, by Pierre de Bourdeille Brantôme.
  • LIVES OF THE QUEENS OF ENGLAND FROM THE NORMAN CONQUEST. VOLUME IX. ANNE OF DENMARK, HENRIETTA MARIA (PART I) by AGNES STRICKLAND.
  • Louis XIII by Philippe Erlanger.
  • Louis XIII, the Just by A. Lloyd Moote.
  • The love-affairs of the Condes: (1530-1740), by Hugh Noel Williams.
  • The Magnificent Montmorency: The Life and Death of Henri Duc de Montmorency 1595-1632 by Cyril Hughes Hartmann.
  • Marie de Médicis and the French Court of the XVIIth Century: translated … by Mary King. Edited by H. W. Carless Davis by Louis Batiffol.
  • Ninon de Lanclos by Emile Magne.
  • A princess of intrigue,: Anne Genevieve de Bourbon, duchesse de Longueville and her times by Hugh Noel Williams.
  • Regency of Anne of Austria 2vol by Martha W Freer.
  • Richelieu by R.J. Knecht.
  • Richelieu : art and power by Wallraf-Richartz-Museum–Fondation Corboud.
  • Richelieu and His Age by Joseph Bergin.
  • Richelieu and his age: power politics and the cardinal’s death by Carl Jacob Burckhardt.
  • Richelieu and Mazarin (Lancaster Pamphlets) by G. Treasure.
  • The Romance of George Villiers: First Duke of Buckingham by Philip Gibbs.
  • The Way of the Montagues. A gallery of family portraits … With 34 illustrations by Bernard Falk.
  • The youth of Madame de Longueville,: Or New revelations of court and convent in the seventeenth century by Victor Cousin.

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