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Strange Revelations: Magic, Poison, and Sacrilege in Louis XIV's France
The Affair of the Poisons was the greatest court scandal of the seventeenth century. From 1679 to 1682 the French crown investigated more than 400 people--including Louis XIV's official mistress and members of the highest-ranking circles at court--for sensational crimes. In Strange Revelations, Lynn Mollenauer brings this bizarre story to life, exposing a criminal magical ...more
Paperback, 213 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Penn State University Press
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