Daughter to Napoleon : a biography of Hortense, Queen of Holland / by Constance Wright.

[1st ed.].. New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1961.

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Subjects Hortencia, Reina, consorte de Luis Bonaparte, Rey de Hollanda, 1783-1837.
Hortense, Queen, consort of Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland, 1783-1837.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Family.
Napoleón I, Emperador de Francia, 1769-1821 -- Familia.
Description 436 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This biography presents the life of Hortense Eugénie Cécile Bonaparte, step-daughter of Emperor Napoleon I who served as Queen consort of Holland.
Contents Dinner at the Luxembourg -- Marie Josephe Rose -- A rose for virtue -- The clan -- Trojan return -- The marriage market -- The sacrifice -- Honeymoon -- Napoleon Charles -- 'Princess Louis' -- The laughing cavalier -- Imperial overture -- The eagle strikes -- Queen Hortense -- The Kingdom of Frogs -- Flight to the mountains -- Perhaps divorce -- One friend, many enemies -- The disinherited -- The Austrian bride -- Set free -- A day of gold -- The prime minister -- The year of death -- Malbrouk S'en V a-t-en-Guerre -- Catastrophe -- A kindly conqueror -- The Duchess of Saint-Leu -- The lawsuit -- From steeple to steeple -- A century of days -- In Josephine's house -- The hunted -- A resting place -- Houses of exile -- The conspirators -- One lost, one saved -- A long way home -- The heir apparent -- Gentle, but obstinate -- To remember.
Geographic Area Netherlands
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00727098
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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