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The Resource Love, madness, and scandal : the life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck, Johanna Luthman

Love, madness, and scandal : the life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck, Johanna Luthman

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Love, madness, and scandal : the life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck
Title
Love, madness, and scandal
Title remainder
the life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck
Statement of responsibility
Johanna Luthman
Title variation
Life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck
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Language
eng
Summary
The high society of Stuart England found Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck (1602-1645) an exasperating woman. She lived at a time when women were expected to obedient, silent, and chaste, but Frances displayed none of these qualities. Her determination to ignore convention contributed in no small measure to a live of high drama, one which encompassed kidnappings, secret rendezvous, an illegitimate child, accusations of black magic, imprisonments, disappearances, and exile, not to mention court appearances, high-speed chases, a jail-break, deadly disease, royal fury, and-- by turns-- religious condemnation and conversion. On one level a thrilling tale of love and sex, kidnapping and elopement, the life of Frances Coke Villiers is also the story of an exceptional woman, whose personal experiences intertwined with the court politics and religious disputes of a tumultuous and crucially formative period in English history
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Love, madness, and scandal : the life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck, Johanna Luthman
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-208) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Contentious origins -- The marriage merry-go-round -- Marriage and madness -- The lover -- The legel troubles -- Counters and conviction -- Town and country -- Frances and France -- Endings
Control code
sky2ocm86273909
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 216 pages
Isbn
9780198754657
Lccn
2016948391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical tables maps
Label
Love, madness, and scandal : the life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck, Johanna Luthman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-208) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Contentious origins -- The marriage merry-go-round -- Marriage and madness -- The lover -- The legel troubles -- Counters and conviction -- Town and country -- Frances and France -- Endings
Control code
sky2ocm86273909
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 216 pages
Isbn
9780198754657
Lccn
2016948391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical tables maps

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