NOTORIOUS ROYAL MARRIAGES

By: LESLIE CARROLL

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From the author of American Princess: The Love Story of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry comes a funny and delightful history of the royal weddings and marriages of Europe's most famous--and infamous--monarchs.

"An irresistible combination of People magazine and the History Channel."--Chicago Tribune

Since time immemorial, royal marriages have had little to do with love--and almost everything to do with diplomacy and dynasty. Clashing personalities have joined in unholy matrimony to form such infamous couples as Russia's Peter II and Catherine the Great, and France's Henri II and Catherine de Medici--all with the purpose of begetting a male heir. But with tensions high and silverware flying, kings like England's Henry II have fled to the beds of their nubile mistresses, while queens such as Eleanor of Aquitaine have plotted their revenge...

Full of the juicy gossip and bad behavior that characterized Royal Affairs, this book chronicles the love-hate marriages of the crowned heads of Europe--from the Angevins to Charles and Di--and ponders how dynasties ever survived at all.

Title: NOTORIOUS ROYAL MARRIAGES

Author Name: LESLIE CARROLL

Categories: History GENERAL,

Publisher: NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY/MM-PG:

ISBN Number: 0451229010

ISBN Number 13: 9780451229014

Binding: PB Trade

Book Condition: GOOD Condition

Seller ID: IM158889