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Published: 08 May 2011

368 Pages | 27 b/w plates, 4 maps, 5 genealogical tables

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199596799

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Martyrs and Murderers

The Guise Family and the Making of Europe

Stuart Carroll

  • The first modern biography of the family of Mary, Queen of Scots, one of the greatest princely families of the sixteenth century, or indeed of any age
  • Tells the story of the House of Guise - staunch opponents of the Reformation, fomenters of Europe's first religious revolution, and plotters against Elizabeth I
  • Weaves a remarkable tale that unravels the legends and the myths about a family at the heart of one of the most turbulent and formative eras in European history