Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Mar 09, Rebecca Hill rated it really liked it Shelves: history , historical-fiction. Anne of Brittany was raised with the knowledge that she would rule the Duchy of Brittany.
With the premature death of her father, she is thrust onto the political scene at the tender age of 14, and the intrigue is just beginning! Beset with those around her who would rather control her than allow her to be the headstrong young woman she was, she quickly learns that friends cannot always be trusted and those who can should be kept close. With the turmoil around her, she chooses a marriage allianc Anne of Brittany was raised with the knowledge that she would rule the Duchy of Brittany.
With the turmoil around her, she chooses a marriage alliance which is quickly broken and another marriage set in motion. With the death of her husband, she marries his successor, being crowned for the second time as queen of France. The tragic details of this young queen are laid out with the upmost respect, and the love that the people she ruled over is plain to see with her own tragic demise. Great for readers of any age, but written for YA readers.
Oct 07, Kate rated it liked it Shelves: and-before , age-ya , non-fiction. I read this for a biography report in 8th grade. You had to pretend to be the person when you give your oral report.
All I remember about Anne of Brittany's life is that she had an awful lot of children and miscarraiges. This was in the children's section of the library at the time, but that was before the YA books were moved upstairs, and I think due to the content obviously, she gets pregnant a lot Oct 31, Cassandra rated it liked it. I finished this book over a long, drawn out weekend where I ended up sick. I had never read much of Anne of Brittany before, but found this book at a library book sale and was sucked in, as I tend to be with any historical fiction from the and s.
lobspinsrebgi.tk While it certainly wasn't always the most exciting in its presentation of the materials, there was a lot of information packed into this book without it reading dryly. Dec 12, Renee added it Shelves: read , reread. A favorite from middle school - an interesting account of an amazing life. I'm glad I rediscovered it.
Jan 11, Amy rated it it was amazing. I read this in my sophmore history class and I remember loving it.
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This was one of my earliest forays into reading about royals. I believe I picked this up at a second hand book sale and loved it! It was gratifying visiting Brittany in person a few years later.
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A patron of artists and poets, Anne commissioned a Book of Hours that is one of the most beautiful of French manuscripts. Anne Of Brittany. Article Media.
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