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The queens regnant of Navarre : succession, politics, and partnership, 1274-1512

Author: Elena Woodacre
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2013]
Series: Queenship and power.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
The five reigning queens of Navarre comprise the largest set of female sovereigns in a single European realm during the Middle Ages. However, the lives and careers of these women are largely unknown beyond the region and have never been investigated as a group or in the context of female rule. This survey of Navarre's queens finally fills this scholarly lacuna by focusing on issues of female succession, matrimonial

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Woodacre, Elena.
Queens regnant of Navarre
(DLC) 2013017361
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elena Woodacre
ISBN: 9781137339157 1137339152 9781349464319 1349464317 1137339144 9781137339140
OCLC Number: 859201930
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction: Geography and Gendered Rule --
2. Juana I: The Vacant Throne --
3. Juana II: The Queen Returns Home --
4. Blanca I: The Peacemaker --
5. Leonor: Civil War and Sibling Strife --
6. Catalina I: Unequal to the Task? --
7. Conclusions.
Series Title: Queenship and power.
Responsibility: Elena Woodacre.
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