Revival: The Women Bonapartes vol. II (1908): The Mother and Three Sisters of Napoleon I, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Revival: The Women Bonapartes vol. II (1908)

The Mother and Three Sisters of Napoleon I, 1st Edition

By Hugh Noel Williams


504 pages

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It will therefore, I think be admitted that the present volumes, in which I have endeavoured to give a full and unprejudiced history of the Women Bonapartes, call for no apology; and I may even venture to believe that, whatever their shortcomings, they will be welcomed by the English and American public as an attempt to fill a place in our Napoleonic literature which has been long vacant.

Table of Contents

18. Pauline in Rome 19. Pretensions of Letizia and her daughters 20. Caroline's skilful tactics secure for Murat the Duchies of Berg and Cleves 21. Elisa and Lucca 22. Pauline during the winter of 1806-7 23. Murat, disappointed in his hopes of the Crown of Poland returns to Paris 24. Grief of Madame Mere at the rupture between the Emperor and Pius VII 25. Annexation of the kingdom of Etruria 26. Enviable position of Pauline 27. Arrival of Murat at Naples 28. The hopes built by Madame Mere on the divorce remarriage of the Emperor disappointed 29. Mortification to which Murat is subjected by the Emperor 30. Madame Mere visits the King and Queen of Westphalia at Napoleonshohe 31. Caroline appointed Regent of Naples during the absence of Murat in Russia 32. France invaded 33. Madame decides to join the Emperor in Elba, and embarks at Leghorn on board the British corvette Grasshopper 34. Position of Murat and Caroline after the fall of the Empire 35. Italy, after the second abdication of Napoleon, becomes the refuge of the Bonapartes 36. Caroline in Austria

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Europe / France