Wednesday, June 12, 2024

“The Serpent Queen”

"The Serpent Queen" is the period drama series revolving around the life of 'Catherine de Medici', based on the 2004 non-fiction book "Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France" by Leonie Frieda, airing Season 2, July 12, 2024 on STARZ:

"...Poisoner, despot, necromancer -- the dark legend of 'Catherine de Medici' is centuries old. The story of this unjustly maligned queen reveals a skilled ruler battling extraordinary political and personal odds -- from a troubled childhood in Florence to her marriage to 'Henry', son of 'King Francis I of France'.

"From her transformation of French culture to her fight to protect her throne and her sons' birthright, the series is based on private letters, revealing a remarkable account of one of the most influential women ever to wear a crown..."

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