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Essayes of Michael, Lord of Montaigne

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ISBN-10: 1116373653

ISBN-13: 9781116373653

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michel de Montaigne, John Florio

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List price: $20.99
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 420
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Michel de Montaigne was born in Chateau de Montaigne, near Bordeaux, France. He received his early education at the College de Guyenne in Bordeaux and studied law at Bordeaux and Toulouse, becoming a counselor of the Court des Aides of Perigueaux, the Bordeaux Parliament and, in 1561, at the court of Charles IX. In 1565, Montaigne married Francoise de la Chassaigne. They raised one daughter, with four other children dying in infancy. He lived the life as a country gentleman and traveled extensively through Switzerland, Germany, and Italy. Montaigne was a moderate Roman Catholic and an advocate of toleration, acting as an intermediary between Henry of Navarre and the court party. As a…