April 2008

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  • Member Magazine
Published: April 1, 2008

Women at the Court

Morena Carter Exhibitions Coordinator

With the rise of princely courts during the 16th century, books outlining proper behavior and etiquette for women became popular. Baldesar Castiglione wrote one of the most widely read books on courtly conduct for both men and women: The Book of the Courtier, fir...