Hortense and Marie Mancini defied convention to live life on their own terms, leaving their husbands behind and becoming the mistresses of kings and two of the most notorious women in Europe.
The Manicini Sisters were part of "Shakespeare's Sisters: Voices of English and European Women Writers, 1500-1700", an exhibition that ran through February 3- May 20, 2012. Learn more at https://folgerpedia.folger.edu/Shakespeare%27s_Sisters:_Voices_of_English_and_European_Women_Writers,_1500-1700
See also: https://folgerpedia.folger.edu/The_Mancini_Sisters:_Mistresses_and_Memoirists
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Alternate titles: Expert View: The Fabulous Mancini Sisters