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Berenguela of Castile (1180-1246) and political women in the High Middle Ages

Author: Miriam Shadis
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The women in the family which ruled thirteenth-century Castile used maternity, familial and political strategy, and religious and cultural patronage to secure their personal power as well as to promote their lineage.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shadis, Miriam.
Berenguela of Castile (1180-1246) and political women in the High Middle Ages.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2009006874
(OCoLC)310171858
Named Person: Berengaria, Queen of Castile and Leon; Berengaria, Queen of Castile and Leon; Königin) Berenguela (Kastilien
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Shadis
ISBN: 9780230103139 0230103138 1282664972 9781282664975 9781349386338 1349386332
OCLC Number: 650307447
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 251 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; A Note on Names and Translations; Introduction; 1 Mothering Queenship: Leonor of England, Queen of Castile, 1161-1214; 2 Documenting Authority: Marriage Agreements and the Making of a Queen; 3 1197-1217: The Limits of Power and Authority; 4 The Labors of Ruling: The Mothering Queen; 5 "The things that please God and men": Berenguela, Conquest, and Crusade; 6 "Making Lament": Death, Grief, Memory, Identity; Conclusion: A Perfect Friend of God; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: Miriam Shadis.
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