The Grimaldis of Monaco: Centuries of Scandal, Years of Grace

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This book tells the story of the Grimaldis family and their small principality of Monaco, from their 12th-century origins as Genoese pirates to the current ruler, Prince Rainier III. During 800 years of bawdy scandal and bitter power struggles, the Grimaldis have preserved their rule over "the rock", surviving the French Revolution and two World Wars without weapons or a proper army - by virtue of intrigue, cunning and a shrewd choice of brides. The early story of the Grimaldis is bound up in the history of Europe. In the ...

The Grimaldis of Monaco: Centuries of Scandal, Years of Grace 2017, Lyons Press

ISBN-13: 9781493029211

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The Grimaldis of Monaco: Centuries of Scandal, Years of Grace 1993, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780006374695

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The Grimaldis of Monaco: Centuries of Scandal, Years of Grace 1992, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780002151955

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