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epub ↠ Medieval ueenship ï John Carmi Parsons Despite today's highly developed interest in women's history the ueens of medieval Europe are still often treated as figures of romance and legend as mere pendants to their husbands' reigns or as victims of a system that used its women as diplomatic pawns but denied them real power As these essays show however th

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doc Ð Medieval ueenship Paperback read Î john carmi parsons Ü Despite today's highly developed interest in women's history the ueens of medieval Europe are still often treated as figures of romance and legend as mere pendants to their husbands' reigns or as victims of a system that used its women as diplomat Ese women did not lack opportunities for power; kings ueens and observers alike understood medieval ueenship as a vital and dynamic force in the life of any kingdom A wide ranging analysis of medieval ueenship is provided in these ten essays written by North American and European historians who have mined a rich

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Medieval ueenshipVariety of diplomatic literary and archaeological sources Far than simple biographical sketches the essays in this volume examine ueenship across a broad geographical and chronological spectrum Medieval ueenship is a probing investigation of the foundations of ueens' power and the means by which they exploited it