Queen Jeanne and the Promised Land, Dynasty, Homeland, Religion and Violence in Sixteenth-Century France (review)

Queen Jeanne and the Promised Land, Dynasty, Homeland, Religion and Violence in Sixteenth-Century... extent, in the dark, but the patterns of light and shadow created by the play and its characters allows us to see the work of the shadowy Bruno in a n e w light. Nerida Newbigin Department of Italian University of Sydney Bryson, David M., Queen Jeanne and the Promised Land. Dynasty, Homeland, Religion and Violence in Sixteenth-Century France (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History 97), Leiden, Brill, 1999; cloth; pp. xiv, 385; R R P not known; I S B N 900411 43789. Dr Bryson is attempting a delicate and difficult task in extrapolating fro is at best a limited set of k n o w n relationships and events, to the ideas and emotions which motivated one of the key actors in the drama of mid-sixteenth century French history. Jeanne d'Albret, the mother of Henri IV w h o so famously decided that 'Paris was worth a mass', was one of the most powerful Protestants operating within the boundaries of what is modern France, particularly from 1562 to her death in 1572. To appreciate her vision for the southwestern quadrant where she held lands in a variety of ways, from the virtually independent principalities of B e http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Parergon Australian & New Zealand Association of Medieval & Early Modern Studies, Inc. (ANAZAMEMS, Inc.)

Queen Jeanne and the Promised Land, Dynasty, Homeland, Religion and Violence in Sixteenth-Century France (review)

Parergon, Volume 18 (2) – Apr 3, 2001

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extent, in the dark, but the patterns of light and shadow created by the play and its characters allows us to see the work of the shadowy Bruno in a n e w light. Nerida Newbigin Department of Italian University of Sydney Bryson, David M., Queen Jeanne and the Promised Land. Dynasty, Homeland, Religion and Violence in Sixteenth-Century France (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History 97), Leiden, Brill, 1999; cloth; pp. xiv, 385; R R P not known; I S B N 900411 43789. Dr Bryson is attempting a delicate and difficult task in extrapolating fro is at best a limited set of k n o w n relationships and events, to the ideas and emotions which motivated one of the key actors in the drama of mid-sixteenth century French history. Jeanne d'Albret, the mother of Henri IV w h o so famously decided that 'Paris was worth a mass', was one of the most powerful Protestants operating within the boundaries of what is modern France, particularly from 1562 to her death in 1572. To appreciate her vision for the southwestern quadrant where she held lands in a variety of ways, from the virtually independent principalities of B e

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