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: (07/12)ss
ISBN: 9780230112858
Branch Call Number: Non-F 942.03 SAI
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