Title THE UNCOMPROMISING HEART. A Life of Marie Mancini, Louis XIV's First Love. Translated by Patrick O'Brian from the French.
Book Number 44615
London, W.H. Allen, 1966. Cloth, fine in d/w, pp. vi, 274. Louis XIV, having vowed to marry Italian Marie, abandoned her when reasons of state demanded a matrimonial alliance with Spain.
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