Notes
Preface
1 Bibliothèque municipale de Dijon (henceforth bmd), Ms 328, f. 45r.
chapter 2
PassionandtheBeautifulCousin
1 Compare this figure to the 300,000 livres that the bride of Henri II de Bour-
bon, the prince of Condé, brought to their marriage in 1609, or the 600,000
livres that Cardinal Richelieu dowered his niece in the marriage in 1641 with
the prince of Condé’s son, Louis II, the future Grand Condé. See Katia Bé-
guin, LesPrincesdeCondé:Rebelles,courtisansetmécènesdanslaFrancedugrandsiècle
(Seyssel, 1999), 29, 45. Contrast these sums with the average dowryof a mas-
ter artisan for his daughter in Dijon between 1600 and 1650: 357 livres. See
JamesR.Farr,HandsofHonor:ArtisansandTheirWorldinDijon(1550–1650)(Ithaca,
1988), 96.
2 Quoted in E. de La Cuisine, LeParlementdeBourgognedepuissonoriginejusqu’àsa
chute (Dijon and Paris, 1864), 1:155–56.
3 Jacques-PaulMigne,ed.,Collectionintégraleetuniverselledesorateurssacrésdupremier
ordre (Paris, 1845–), 36:1143.
chapter 5
TheHouseofGiroux
1 Pierre Lénet, Mémoires (Paris, 1838), 209.
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