Jan 22, 2020
By Influence and Desire
Posted by Rosalynd Pflaum

The Courland daughters, Wilhelmina and Dorothea, were, like their mother the Grand Duchess, liberated, bright, beautiful, and adept at handling men The Grand Duchess became the mistress of Talleyrand, Napoleon s foreign minister, whom she aided in an undercover campaign to unseat Napoleon Metternich, the Austrian chancellor, who shared with Talleyrand the distinction ofThe Courland daughters, Wilhelmina and Dorothea, were, like their mother the Grand Duchess, liberated, bright, beautiful, and adept at handling men The Grand Duchess became the mistress of Talleyrand, Napoleon s foreign minister, whom she aided in an undercover campaign to unseat Napoleon Metternich, the Austrian chancellor, who shared with Talleyrand the distinction of being one of the two greatest statesmen of the day, took the young Wilhelmina as his mistress And while the Congress of Vienna struggled to bring order to a Europe in chaos, Talleyrand and Metternich sought solace and advice in the bedrooms of their mistressess A few short years after the Congress of Vienna, Dorothea was to steal the affections of Talleyrand from her mother and remain his mistress until his death in 1838.

  • Title: By Influence and Desire
  • Author: Rosalynd Pflaum
  • ISBN: 9781842127506
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Paperback
  • By Influence and Desire The Courland daughters Wilhelmina and Dorothea were like their mother the Grand Duchess liberated bright beautiful and adept at handling men The Grand Duchess became the mistress of Talleyrand


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