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The historical nights' entertainment

De luxe ed.

Published by Garden City Publishing Co., inc. in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

First series: The night of Holyrood: the murder of David Rizzio. The night of Kirk o'Field: the murder of Darnley. The night of betrayal: Antonio Perez and Philip II of Spain. The night of charity: the case of the Lady Alice Lisle. The night of massacre: the story of the St. Bartholomew. The night of witchcraft: Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan. The night of gems: the affaire of the queen's necklace. The night of terror: the drownings at Nantes under Carrier. The night of nuptials: Charles the Bold and Sapphira Danvelt. The night of stranglers; Giovanna of Naples and Andreas of Hungary. The night of hate; the murder of the Duke of Gandia. The night of escape; Casanova's escape from the Plombi. The night of masquerade: the assassination of Gustavus III of Sweden.
Second series: The absolution: Affonso Henriques, first king of Portugal. The false Demetrius; Boris Godunov and the pretended son of Ivan the Terrible.

Edition Notes

--The hermosa fembra; an episode of the Inquisition in Seville. The pastry-cook of Madrigal; the story of the false Sebastian of Portugal. The end of the "vert galant"; the assassination of Henry IV. The barren wooing; the murder of Amy Robsart. Sir Judas; the betrayal of Sir Walter Raleigh. His Insolence of Buckingham; George Villiers' courtship of Anne of Austria. The path of exile: the fall of Lord Clarendon. The tragedy of Herrenhausen; Count Philip Königsmark and the Princess Sophia Dorothea. The tyrannicide; Charlotte Corday and Jean Paul Marat. The honour of Varano. The lust of conquest. The Pasquinade.


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D24 .S323

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1 p. l., [v]-xii, 2 l., [3]-387 p., 3 l., [ix]-xiii, [3]-404 p.
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