Strange Revelations: Magic, Poison, and Sacrilege in Louis XIV's France
by Dr. Lynn W. Mollenauer '88
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Penn State University Press; 2007; 213 pp.
Genre: Non-fiction
Category: History
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The Affair of the Poisons was the greatest court scandal of the seventeenth century. From 1679 to 1682 the French crown investigated more than 400 people--including Louis XIV's official mistress and members of the highest-ranking circles at court--for sensational crimes. In