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She-wolves : the women who ruled England before Elizabeth

Author: Helen Castor
Publisher: London : Faber, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How, then, could royal power lie in female hands?In She-Wolves, celebrated historian, Helen Castor, tells the dramatic and fascinating stories of four exceptional women who, while never reigning  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Matilda, Empress consort of Henry V Holy Roman Emperor; Eleanor, of Aquitaine Queen consort of Henry II King of England; Isabella, Queen consort of Edward II King of England; Margaret, of Anjou Queen consort of Henry VI King of England; Eleanor, of Aquitaine Queen consort of Henry II King of England; Isabella, Queen consort of Edward II King of England; Margaret, of Anjou Queen consort of Henry VI King of England; Matilda, Empress consort of Henry V Holy Roman Emperor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Castor
ISBN: 9780571237067 0571237061
OCLC Number: 752996897
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: xiii, 474 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map, color portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Helen Castor.

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