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Three Medieval Queens

Queenship and the Crown in Fourteenth-century England
St. John, Lisa Benz (Book - 2012 )
Three Medieval Queens
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This innovative study looks at a previously unstudied dimension of medieval queenship, examining the ways in which three fourteenth-century English queens--Margaret of France, Isabella of France, and Philippa of Hainault--exercised power and authority. These women were consorts and dowagers for overlapping periods, creating a continuous transition from one queen to the next. It thus provides a unique perspective on normative queenly behaviour and political culture, formulating valuable insights into gender, status; the concept of the crown, and power and authority.
Authors: St. John, Lisa Benz, 1980-
Title: Three medieval queens
queenship and the crown in fourteenth-century England
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Notes: Local author
Local Note: PromptCat
(07/12)ss
ISBN: 0230112854
9780230112858
Branch Call Number: Non-F 942.03 SAI
Statement of Responsibility: Lisa Benz St. John
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Queens England Biography Philippa, Queen, consort of Edward III, King of England, d. 1369 Isabella, Queen, consort of Edward II, King of England, 1292-1358 Margaret, Queen, consort of Edward I, King of England, 1279?-1318 Great Britain History 14th century Queens Great Britain History To 1500
Topical Term: Queens
Queens
LCCN: 2012011375
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