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Marguerite de Valois

Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
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A historical fiction novel set in Paris (1572) during Charles IX's reign and the French Wars of Religion. Marguerite de Valois, daughter of deceased Henry II, is the novel's protagonist set against the infamous schemes of the Catholic power player, Catherine de Medici.

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MARGUERITE DE VALOIS BY ALEXANDRE DUMAS....

NEW YORK, THOMAS Y. CROWELL & COMPANY, PUBLISHERS

COPYRIGHT, 1900, BY THOMAS Y. CROWELL & CO.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. MONSIEUR DE GUISE'S LATIN 1

II. THE QUEEN OF NAVARRE'S BEDCHAMBER. 13

III. THE POET KING 25

IV. THE EVENING OF THE 24TH OF AUGUST, 1572 36

V. OF THE LOUVRE IN PARTICULAR, AND OF VIRTUE IN GENERAL 44

VI. THE DEBT PAID 53

VII. THE NIGHT OF THE 24TH OF AUGUST, 1572 64

VIII. THE MASSACRE 78

IX. THE MURDERERS 89

X. DEATH, MASS, OR THE BASTILLE 102

XI. THE HAWTHORN OF THE CEMETERY OF THE INNOCENTS 114

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