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Christina, queen of Sweden

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Published by W.H. Allen & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christina, Queen of Sweden, 1626-1689,
  • Sweden -- History -- Christina, 1632-1654

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F.W. Bain.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDL719 .B3 1890
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 383 :
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23286660M
    LC Control Number05011486
    OCLC/WorldCa6679662


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Mar 17,  · Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (P.S.) Paperback – September 27, byCited by: 3. Veronica Buckley explores the quirks of Christina’s personality in “Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric”. Few books exist revolving around Queen Christina which puts a lot of pressure on Buckley’s writing skills.

Luckily, Buckley’s language and flow are smooth, beautiful, and well-written/5. Mar 17,  · Format: Paperback Verified Purchase Christina Queen of Sweden was thoroughly eccentric and entertaining. Any bio on her therefore also needs to be a spicy page turner that entertains the reader.

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Oct 11,  · Christina (Swedish: Kristina Augusta; 18 December [O.S. 8 December] – 19 April ), later adopting the name Christina Alexandra, was Queen regnant of Sweden from tousing the titles of Queen of Swedes, Goths, and Vandals, Grand Princess of Finland, and Duchess of Ingria, Estonia, Livonia and Karelia.

Apr 09,  · The eccentric, aimless life of Sweden's Queen Christina fascinates Frances Wilson in Veronica Buckley's wonderfully rich and poignant book. Dec 19,  · The Library of Congress’ collections include a large number of books about Queen Christina, several of them written during her lifetime.

Works about the Queen may be found in the Library’s online catalog under search terms such as “Christina, Queen of Sweden, ” or “Sweden–History–Christina, ”. Jan 08,  · Christina, Swedish Kristina, (born Dec. 8,Stockholm, Swed.—died April 19,Rome [Italy]), queen of Sweden (–54) who stunned all Europe by abdicating her throne.

She subsequently attempted, without success, to gain the crowns of Naples and of Poland. Jul 24,  · Queen Christina of Sweden (December 18, –April 19, ) reigned for nearly 22 years, from Nov.

6,to June 5, She's remembered for her abdication and her conversion from Lutheranism to Roman Catholicism. She also was known for. Sep 27,  · Christina, Queen of Sweden - Veronica Buckley - Paperback Not unlike the elusive figure played by Greta Garbo, the real Queen Christina stood among the most flamboyant and controversial figures of the seventeenth ce.

May 29,  · Buy CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric by Veronica Buckley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). Apr 23,  · Christina Queen of Sweden is Veronica Bucley’s first published book after she finished her doctoral research in Modern History from Oxford.

A biography that would come to be the first from three (up to now at least) dedicated to tell the life stories of relevant women in european history, this book used extensive documental research to trace. The groundbreaking biography of one of the most progressive, influential and entertaining women of the seventeenth century, Christina Alexandra, Queen of Sweden.

Into the astonishment and 3/5(4). Nov 07,  · IT'S not exactly the image Greta Garbo tried to convey in the movie, but in Veronica Buckley's vividly persuasive new biography, Queen Christina of.

Sep 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless book by Veronica Buckley. Not unlike the elusive figure played by Greta Garbo, the real Queen Christina stood among the most flamboyant and controversial figures of the seventeenth century.

Free shipping over $Cited by: 3. As Queen she was the Head of the Swedish Lutheran Church. Yet within 15 months of Descartes’s mysterious death in early she had decided to abdicate her throne en route to converting to Catholicism, which was illegal in Sweden at that time.

In the summer of she left Sweden dressed as a man and eventually settled in Rome. May 01,  · Christina, Queen of Sweden by Veronica Buckley Fourth Estate £20, pp In Decemberthe Swedish king learned of the delivery of a healthy male heir.

Page 11 - I lay no claim,) that, when the critical exigencies of my country demanded that I should undertake the arduous and invidious task of impugning the rights of kings, I should meet with so illustrious, so truly a royal evidence to my integrity, and to this truth, that I had not written a word against kings, but only against tyrants, the spots and the pests of royalty.

It is very well written and gives the audience a sense of what Christina's life was really like. The book covers every topic regarding Christina and is a complete chronicle of her life as Queen, art lover, and converted catholic, as well as her abdication.

This book is recommended. "Queen Christina of Sweden.". Prices (including delivery) for Christina, Queen of Sweden by Veronica Buckley range from $ at Blackwell's up to $ ISBN: Christina Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric by Veronica Buckley We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.

Jul 01,  · The life and works of Queen Christina of Sweden () have often been obscured behind a haze of Iurid myths and legends. This book looks again at her notorious abdication ofseeing it against the background of her reputation as a "libertine", a heterodox religious multinivel.top: Susanna Akerman.

May 19,  · Monarch Profile: Queen Christina of Sweden Queen Christina of Sweden, though she reigned in the Seventeenth Century, continues to inspire fascination, debate and controversy even today. In her own time she was widely known as a rebel Queen, a woman who followed her own path and refused to limit herself to the social norms of the multinivel.top: Madmonarchist.

Christina, Queen of Sweden is a testament to Buckley’s adroitness at research and her considerable ability to make a long gone and mostly forgotten queen spring to life. The book moves at a comfortable pace and is a pleasant read.

It is fascinating to learn of the queen’s contemporaries: Descartes, Louis XIV, and various popes and cardinals. The groundbreaking biography of one of the most progressive, influential and entertaining women of the seventeenth century, Christina Alexandra, Queen of Sweden.

Into the astonishment and dismay of her court, Christina Alexandra announced her abdication in favour of her cousin, Charles. Inst. The life and works of Queen Christina of Sweden () have often been obscured behind a haze of Iurid myths and legends.

This book looks again at her notorious abdication ofseeing it against the background of her reputation as a "libertine", a heterodox religious multinivel.toped on: July 01, christina queen of sweden by f w francis william bain at multinivel.top - the best online ebook storage.

Download and read online for free christina queen of sweden by f w francis william bain3/5(5). Queen Christina by Georgina Masson. Biography of the enigmatic and paradoxical queen of Sweden. The Queen Danced Alone: Court Ballet in Sweden During the Reign of Queen Christina () by Stefano Fogelberg Rota.

Ballet was Christina's medium of political propaganda. This book offers in-depth analysis of all extant libretti and performances. Get this from a library. Christina, Queen of Sweden. [Veronica Buckley] -- The biography of one of the most progressive, influential and entertaining women of the 17th century, Christina Alexandra, Queen of Sweden.

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The Works of Christina Queen of Sweden: Containing Maxims and Sentences in Twelve Centuries, and Reflections on the Life and Actions of Alexander the Great Christina (Queen of Sweden) Free.

Christina of Sweden facts: Christina (), Queen of Lutheran Sweden, who abdicated at the height of Sweden's power during the Thirty Years' War, converted to Catholicism, and spent the second half of her life in Rome. Queen Christina is one of the m.

Queen Charlotte of Sweden was born about years after Queen Christina and it doesn't seem likely that Christina's birth time would be mentioned in Charlotte's biography.

Since the quoted source is fromI don't see much hope for finding the book (I checked WorldCat and found no listing) so I think this entry should be lowered from "B Christina, Queen of Sweden: Gender: F.

Memoirs of Christina, Queen of Sweden: Volume 2 - Ebook written by Henry Woodhead. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Memoirs of Christina, Queen of Sweden: Volume /5(3).

Nell Gwyn Simon Verelst, ca. At the National Gallery. Queen Christina of Sweden and the Marquis Monaldeschi. Sweden to-day is one of the peaceful kingdoms of the world, whose people are prosperous, well governed, and somewhat apart from the clash and turmoil of other states and nations.

While I found Christina herself repulsive, I actually enjoyed the book quite a lot. Veronica Buckley is a skilled biographer, very detailed, inclusive and fair. She chronicles the facts of Christina's life and her context within late medieval Sweden, but also gives insightful.

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8 December] April ) reigned as Queen of Sweden from to ; she succeeded her father King Gustave II Adolph at the age of five and began ruling at age 18; was well educated and decided not to marry, she abdicated in and converted to.