Marguerite de Navarre, 1492-1549
Queen consort of King Henry II of Navarre. Her brother became king of France, as Francis I and the two siblings were responsible for the celebrated intellectual and cultural court and salons of their day in France. As an author and a patron of humanists and reformers, she was an outstanding figure of the French Renaissance. Samuel Putnam called her "The First Modern Woman".
- The Heptameron of the tales of Marguerite, Queen of Navarre. Newly translated into English from the authentic text of M. Le Roux de Lincy. With an Essay upon the Heptameron by George Saintsbury, M.A. Also the original seventy-three full page engravings designed by S. Freudenberg and one hundred and fifty head and tail pieces by Dunker
- The Heptameron of Margaret, Queen of Navarre. In five volumes. [Gibbings, 1898]