La Dame de Monsoreau

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La Dame de Monsoreau
AuthorAlexandre Dumas
in collaboration with Auguste Maquet
Original titleLa Dame de Montsoreau
GenreHistorical novel
Publication date
1846 (serialised)
Preceded byLa Reine Margot 
Followed byThe Forty-Five Guardsmen 

La Dame de Monsoreau is a historical novel by Alexandre Dumas, père published in 1846. It owes its name to the counts who owned the famous château de Montsoreau. The novel is concerned with fraternal royal strife at the court of Henri III. Tragically caught between the millstones of history are the gallant Count de Bussy and the woman he adores, la Dame de Monsoreau. Chicot the Jester is a character in the novel, and in some English translations he is the title character.

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La Dame de Monsoreau (1913)