Publisher Description

An historical account of Hortense, one of the world's noblest women. Hortense's father fell beneath the slide of the guillotine; her mother was imprisoned and doomed to die; and she and her brother were turned penniless into the streets. By the marriage of her mother with Napoleon, she became the daughter of the Emperor, and one of the most brilliant and illustrious ladies of the imperial court. The triumph of the Allies sent her into exile, where her influence and her instruction prepared her son to contribute powerfully to the restoration of the Empire, and to reign with ability which is admired by his friends and acknowledged by his foes.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
1877
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
280
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SIZE
914.1
KB

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