Martyrs and Murderers

The Guise Family and the Making of Europe
Author(s): 
Carroll, Stuart
ISBN: 
9780199229079
Date published: 
September 2009
Hardback
Price: 
£18.99

The pre-eminent political and religious power-brokers of sixteenth-century France, the Guises family included in their number both Mary Queen of Scots and Catherine de Medici. This is the first comprehensive account of their remarkable story, and their influence on one of Europe's most turbulent and formative eras.