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Queen Emma and the Vikings : a history of power, love and greed in eleventh-century England

Author: Harriet O'Brien
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the life of the eleventh-century English queen, Emma, who was the mother of two kings and who ruled when England was threatened by a power struggle between Saxons, Normans, and invading Vikings.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Emma, Queen consort of Canute I King of England; Emma, Queen consort of Canute I King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet O'Brien
ISBN: 0747574898 9780747574897
OCLC Number: 224504329
Description: xxi, 264 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Normandy --
England --
Murder and massacre --
Revenge --
Defeat --
Captive bride --
Partner --
Saints and sinners --
Image and empire --
Letters --
Fall and rise --
The book --
Disgrace.
Responsibility: Harriet O'Brien.

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