Monday, December 28, 2015

References to Royal Favourites

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  53. Hamilton, T. (2003). Skin flutes and velvet gloves: a collection of facts and fancies, legends and oddities about the body's private parts. Retrieved from http://books.google.com/books
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  75. Langdon, G. (2006). Medici women: portraits of power, love and betrayal from the court of Duke Cosimo I. Retrieved from http://books.google.com/books
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  78. Ley, D. J. (2009). Insatiable wives: women who stray and the men who love them. Retrieved from http://books.google.com/books
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