Scourge of Henry VIII: The Life of Marie de Guise
Scourge of Henry VIII: The Life of Marie de Guise3.37 8 5 Author: Melanie Clegg Narrator: Anne Flosnik
James's premature death four years later left their six-day-old daughter, Mary, as queen, and presented Marie with the formidable challenge of winning the support of the Scottish people and protecting her daughter's threatened birthright. Content until now to remain in the background and play the part of the obedient wife, Marie spent the next eighteen years effectively governing Scotland–devoting her considerable intellect, courage, and energy to safeguarding her daughter's inheritance by using a deft mixture of cunning, charm, determination, and tolerance.
This biography, from the author of Marie Antoinette: An Intimate History, tells the story and offers a fresh assessment of this most fascinating and underappreciated of sixteenth-century female rulers.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Tantor Audio
Length: 7H 37Min
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