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Queens & power in Medieval and early Modern England

Author: Carole Levin; R O Bucholz
Publisher: Lincoln London : University of Nebraska Press, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of queens in history, extrapolating their connections to each other, the perceptions of them by their constituents, and the fallacies of their historical reputations.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Levin; R O Bucholz
ISBN: 9780803229686 0803229682
OCLC Number: 1123932378
Description: XXXIII, 326 p. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of IllustrationsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: It's Good to Be QueenRobert Bucholz and Carole Levin 1. "Greater by Marriage": The Matrimonial Career of the Empress MatildaCharles Beem2. Widow Princess or Neglected Queen? Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII, and English Public Opinion, 1533-1536Timothy G. Elston3. "Most godly heart fraight with al mercie": Queens' Mercy during the Reigns of Mary I and Elizabeth ISarah Duncan4. Princess Elizabeth Travels across Her Kingdom: In Life, in Text, and on StageCarole Levin5. Marriage a la Mode, 1559: Elisabeth de Valois, Elizabeth I, and the Changing Practice of Dynastic MarriageJohn Watkins6. Queen Solomon: An International Elizabeth I in 1569Linda S. Shenk7. The Virgin and the Widow: The Political Finesse of Elizabeth I and Catherine de' MediciElaine Kruse8. Crafting Queens: Early Modern Readings of EstherMichele Osherow9. "Shine like an Angel with thy starry crown": Queen Elizabeth the AngelicAnna Riehl10. Shakespeare's Queen Cleopatra: An Act of TranslationRichardine Woodall11. "She is the man, and Raignes": Popular Representations of Henrietta Maria during the English Civil WarsMichelle A. White12. Sex and the Single Queen: The Erotic Lives of Elizabeth Tudor in Seventeenth-century EnglandMarjorie Swann13. The "Stomach of a Queen," or Size Matters: Gender, Body Image, and the Historical Reputation of Queen AnneRobert Bucholz14. Two PoemsAmber Harris Leichner Selected BibliographyContributorsIndex
Other Titles: Queens and power in Medieval and early Modern England.
Responsibility: edited by Carole Levin and Robert Bucholz.

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"There's a little bit for everyone here, especially for those interested in Elizabeth I, whose acts of mercy, travels, international relations, and representations in various guises are all covered, Read more...

 
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