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A Woman Named Catherine

The life of Catherine de Medici

by Luis A. Valldejuli III

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Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7579258M
ISBN 100595665772
ISBN 109780595665778

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Catherine the Great () Catherine Manning, Catherine Bach, Catherine Giudici, Catherine Taber, Catherine Francoeur, Catherine Deneuve, Catherine was born at the Archbishop's Palace of Alcalá de Henares near Madrid, on the night of 16 December She was the youngest surviving child of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile. Catherine was quite short in stature with long red hair, wide blue eyes, a round face, and a fair complexion. She was descended, on her maternal side, from the Father: Ferdinand II of Aragon.


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A Woman Named Catherine by Luis A. Valldejuli III Download PDF EPUB FB2

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