Marguerite of Navarre: Mother of the Renaissance.
Marguerite of Navarre: Mother of the Renaissance. Marguerite of Navarre [1492-1549] was one of the most important figures of the Renaissance. A poet, author and patron of the arts, a reformer dedicated to social change, and a leader in the development of court fashion, this sister of the king contributed to modern thinking. Rich end notes, drawing heavily on primary sources and Marguerite's own words. Originally publ at $43.50. NEW. $25.00