The mistress of the vatican book

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the mistress of the vatican book

Mistress of the Vatican: The True Story of Olimpia Maidalchini: The Secret Female Pope by Eleanor Herman

Eleanor Herman, the talented author of the New York Times bestselling Sex with Kings and Sex with the Queen goes behind the sacred doors of the Catholic Church in Mistress of the Vatican, a scintillating biography of a powerful yet little-known woman whose remarkable story is ripe with secrets, sex, passion, and ambition. For almost four centuries this astonishing story of a woman’s absolute power over the Vatican has been successfully buried—until now.
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Mistress of the Vatican : The True Story of Olimpia Maidalchini: The Secret Female Pope

I was worried that this book would be a feminist book, but after the first few chapters of girl power, the book settles down into a quite interesting biography of a fascinating women and the time and Author Eleanor Herman is a historian specializing in works of solid scholarship disguised with slightly salacious titles: Sex With Kings and Sex with the Queen. In this case, Ms. Eleanor Herman. Eleanor Herman, the talented author of the New York Times bestselling Sex with Kings and Sex with the Queen goes behind the sacred doors of the Catholic Church in Mistress of the Vatican, a scintillating biography of a powerful yet little-known woman whose remarkable story is ripe with secrets, sex, passion, and ambition. The Convent. The Wealthy Landowners Wife.

Mistress of the Vatican: The True Story of Olimpia Maidal and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Born without a dowry, nearly forced into a convent, and later married off to a man she didn't love, Olimpia Maidalchini vowed never to be poor, powerless, or.
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Some or all of the women in many families were sent to convents instead of being married off. A very good first marriage to a husband who died young gave Olimpia the financial resources she needed to marry into a noble Roman family in an attempt to gain power for herself in an age when women did not have much power. Upon marrying Pamphilio Pamphili, Olimpia hoped she could catapult her husband into temporal power. When this failed, she turned her machinations to her brother in law, Giambattista whose vocation was the church. Herman has really found an interesting story to tell in Olimpia Maidalchini. Olimpia was a strong woman and an abrasive personality in a time when owmen were supposed to be subservient and most certainly were not supposed to hold positions even unofficial of power within the church.

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Eleanor Herman, the talented author of the New York Times bestselling Sex with Kings and Sex with the Queen goes behind the sacred doors of the Catholic Church in Mistress of the Vatican, a scintillating biography of a powerful yet little-known woman whose remarkable story is ripe with secrets, sex, passion, and ambition. In this engrossing "forgotten story" of the Vatican, Herman Sex with the Queen relays not only the life of 17th Cenutry Papal puppet-master Olimpia Maidalchini, but the political and social history of her age, including glimpses of art and architecture, family relations, medical care, religious traditions and daily life. Born into a family of average means, Maidalchini rebelled successfully against her father's plans to place her in a convent. This early triumph gave her a will that she'd eventually use to grab the ultimate seat of power in 17th century Italy, the Papacy, through the likely accomplice of her indecisive brother-in-law, a lawyer with holy orders who was dazzled by Maidalchini's intelligence, planning and accounting capabilities. He submitted to the her plans, and she eventually ushered him into power as Pope Innocent X. As her wealth and strength grow, so does the resentment around her, but her fate would be sealed by the bubonic plague.

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