The Memoirs of Philippe de Commynes

The Memoirs of Philippe de Commynes containing the histories of Louis XI and Charles VIII Kings of France and of Charles the Bold duke of Burgundy To which is added the Scandalous chronicle or Secret history of Louis XI Ambassado
  • Title: The Memoirs of Philippe de Commynes
  • Author: Philippe de Commynes
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  • Page: 113
  • Format: in a collection of other things
  • The Memoirs of Philippe de Commynes
    containing the histories of Louis XI, and Charles VIII, Kings of France, and of Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy To which is added the Scandalous chronicle, or, Secret history of Louis XI, Ambassador to Florence under Lorenzo de Medici etc.I read it here because it is out of print r3 bookcase de_commyne
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  • The focus of these memoirs is intrigue Spying, bribery, double crossing and hiding behind screens to listen into secret confidential conversations fill the pages It is a nuts and bolts account of politics and it feels a world away from the decorous, chivalrous parts of Froissart s Chronicles This is a result of perspective Froissart was spending time with the old gossips at different courts while Commynes was employed to go on confidential missions by Louis XI having apparently been bribed and l [...]


  • image error Philippe de Commynes 1447 1511 est un Thucydide du moyen ge il va servir successivement Charles le t m raire, duc de Bourgogne qu il abandonne car il lui semble qu il m ne une politique en d pit du bon sens, puis son rival Louis XI, roi de France, et dont il sera l un des principaux et proches collaborateurs, puis son successeur Charles VIII, qui fondera un grand dessein pour les si cle venir tendre son influence en l Italie Commynes conna tra une br ve disgr ce lors du changement de [...]


  • Marvelous bird s eye removed view of Burgund and French courts thru 1460 80 s endless chattering in all manner of circles and intents, negotiations and battlefield strategy, backroom squealings and full on dinner feasts, marriage dealings and how they set in motion the fall of Duke Charles, alliances and traitors, the need that a king has for money All told with a selectively detached eye There are questions as to when it was written and how that corresponded to Monsieur de Commynes own personal [...]


  • Marvelous bird s eye removed view of Burgund and French courts thru 1460 80 s endless chattering in all manner of circles and intents, negotiations and battlefield strategy, backroom squealings and full on dinner feasts, marriage dealings and how they set in motion the fall of Duke Charles, alliances and traitors, the need that a king has for money All told with a selectively detached eye There are questions as to when it was written and how that corresponded to Monsieur de Commynes own personal [...]


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