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Queens and queenship in medieval Europe : proceedings of a conference held at King's College London, April 1995

Author: Anne Duggan
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : Boydell Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The image, status and function of queens and empresses, regnant and consort, in kingdoms stretching from England to Jerusalem in the European middle ages, are the focus of these studies. They confront many of the central issues in the study of women's authority and power in medieval societies and raise questions about the perception of women rulers in contemporary records (and modern historical writing). Did queens  Read more...
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Queens and queenship in medieval Europe.
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : Boydell Press, 1997
(DLC) 97000917
(OCoLC)36307837
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Duggan
ISBN: 0585209626 9780585209623
OCLC Number: 44957479
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 357 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Emma : the powers of the queen in the eleventh century / Pauline Stafford --
Queen Margaret of Scotland (1070-1093) : burying the past, enshrining the future / Valerie Wall --
Ingeborg of Denmark, Queen of France, 1193-1223 / George Conklin --
Late medieval Scandinavian queenship / Steinar Imsen --
From famous empresses to unspectacular queens : the Romano-German empire to Margaret of Brabant, Countess of Luxemburg and Queen of the Romans (d. 1311) / Kurt-Ulrich Jäschke --
A medieval queen and her stepdaughter : Agnes and Elizabeth of Hungary / Volker Honemann --
Goddess, whore, wife or slave? will the real Byzantine empress please stand up? / Liz James --
Behind the mask : empresses and empire in middle Byzantium / Dion C. Smythe --
Queen or consort : rulership and politics in the Latin East, 1118-1228 / Sarah Lambert --
Maria Regina : papal symbol / Mary Stroll --
Queen and patron / Diana Webb --
Queens as scapegoats in medieval Hungary / János M. Bak --
The image of the queen in Old French literature / Karen Pratt --
The architecture of queenship : royal saints, female dynasties and the spread of Gothic architecture in central Europe / Paul Crossley --
Early medieval rites of queen-making and the shaping of medieval queenship / Janet L. Nelson --
'Never was a body buried in England with such solemnity and honour' : the burials and posthumous commemorations of English queens to 1500 / John Carmi Parsons.
Responsibility: edited by Anne J. Duggan.

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ULRICH JASCHKE, SARAH LAMBERT, JANET L. NELSON, JOHN C. PARSONS, KAREImage, status and function of que  Read more...

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