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The correspondence(s) of Count and Countess Lorenzi: what was the extent of an early modern ambassadress’ autonomy?

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Scholarship aiming to reassess the role played by the wives of early modern ambassadors normally draws on two different kinds of sources: diaries and correspondences. Those who base their analysis on letters are usually compelled to look at their ambassadresses through the eyes of a third party, be it the ambassadress’ husband or any other members of his epistolary network. The personal archives of Count Luigi Lorenzi, French resident minister to the Grand Duchy of Tuscany from 1735 to 1765, ...

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10.1080/07075332.2021.1905033

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1312-0717
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
The International History Review More from this journal
Volume:
44
Issue:
5
Pages:
1021-1034
Publication date:
2021-04-06
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EISSN:
1949-6540
ISSN:
0707-5332
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English
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Pubs id:
1328977
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pubs:1328977
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2023-02-17

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