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Author Murphy, Caroline, 1969-
Title Murder of a Medici princess / Caroline P. Murphy.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

Author Murphy, Caroline, 1969-
Subject Medici, Isabella Romola de', 1542-1576.
Medici, House of.
Princesses -- Italy -- Florence -- Biography.
Florence (Italy) -- Kings and rulers.
Florence (Italy) -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 16th century.
Florence (Italy) -- History -- 1421-1737.
Tuscany (Italy) -- History -- 1434-1737.
Description 1 online resource (397 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), map
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-379) and index.
Contents A Medici childhood -- A Medici princess grows up -- The first lady of Florence -- Medici machinations -- The troubles of a Medici princess -- Final acts.
Summary Prologue. Part I: A Medici Childhood. 1. The New Medici. 2. "I have never seen a more beautiful baby girl". 3. Growing Up Medici. 4. The Medici as Teenage Girls. Part II: A Medici Princess Grows Up. 1. A Bridegroom for Isabella. 2. Medici Weddings. 3. Zibellini and a Hat Full of Musk. 4. The Duke and Duchess of Bracciano. 5. My Brother and I. 6. Overcome By Sorrow. Part III: The First Lady of Florence. 1. After Eleanora. 2. At Home With Paolo and Isabella. 3. Debt. 4. Conflict. 5. The Baroncelli. 6. The Theatre of Isabella. 1. Fidelities. 2. Troilo. 3. A 'Clandestine' Affair. Part IV.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780198042907 (electronic bk.)
0198042906 (electronic bk.)
9780195314397 (alk. paper)
0195314395 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 227038576
Additional Format Print version: Murphy, Caroline, 1969- Murder of a Medici princess. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008 9780195314397 0195314395 (DLC) 2007042498 (OCoLC)174501680

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