1896. With Portraits. A volume of some of the salient characteristics of certain notable actors in the drama of French history written by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild of the Rothschild banking dynasty, who was Member of Parliament for nearby Aylesbury. Now best remembered as the builder of Waddesdon Manor, a mansion at Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire. Contents: The Middle Ages; The Sixteenth Century; Henri IV.; Louis XIII. and Richelieu; Mazarin; The Reign of Louis XIV.; The Reign of Louis XV.; Louis XVI. and Marie Antointtee; and The Revolution.