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Benz, Lisa

Queenship, Gender, and Reputation in the Medieval and Early Modern West, 1060-1600

Benz, Lisa - Queenship, Gender, and Reputation in the Medieval and Early Modern West, 1060-1600, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Biography, Gossip and History

1. Lifestyles of the Rich and (In?)Animate: Object Biography and the Reliquary Cross of Queen Adelaide of Hungary
Christopher Mielke

2. Gender, Reputation, and Female Rule in the World of Brantôme
Tracy Adams

3. True Lies and Strange Mirrors: The Uses and Abuses of Rumor, Propaganda, and Innuendo During the Closing Stages of the Hundred Years War
Zita Eva Rohr

4. Etienne Pasquier on French History and Female Strategies of Power
James H. Dahlinger

Part II. Politics, Ambition and Scandal

5. The Unruly Queen: Blanche of Namur and Dysfunctional Rulership in Medieval Sweden
Henric Bagerius, Christine Ekholst

6. Conspiracy and Alienation: Queen Margaret of France and Piers Gaveston, the King’s Favorite
Lisa Benz

7. Isabeau of Bavaria, Queen of France: Queenship and Political Authority as “Lieutenante-Général” of the Realm
Rachel C. Gibbons

8. Leonor of Navarre: The Price of Ambition
Elena Woodacre

Keywords: History, Social History, History of Medieval Europe, History of Early Modern Europe, Gender Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Queenship and Power
Page amount
44 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319312835
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-31282-8

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