Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England (2020)

Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England Carole Levin Robert O. Bucholz Marjorie Swann Charles Beem JohnWatkins Michele Osherow Anna Riehl Richardine Woodall Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England In Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England Carole Levin and Robert Bucholz provide a forum for the underexamined anomalous reigns of queens in history These regimes primarily regarded
  • Title: Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England
  • Author: Carole Levin Robert O. Bucholz Marjorie Swann Charles Beem JohnWatkins Michele Osherow Anna Riehl Richardine Woodall
  • ISBN: 9780803229686
  • Page: 226
  • Format: Paperback
Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England Carole Levin Robert O. Bucholz Marjorie Swann Charles Beem JohnWatkins Michele Osherow Anna Riehl Richardine Woodall In Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England, Carole Levin and Robert Bucholz provide a forum for the underexamined, anomalous reigns of queens in history These regimes, primarily regarded as interruptions to the normal male monarchy, have been examined largely as isolated cases This interdisciplinary study of queens throughout history examines their connecIn Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England, Carole Levin and Robert Bucholz provide a forum for the underexamined, anomalous reigns of queens in history These regimes, primarily regarded as interruptions to the normal male monarchy, have been examined largely as isolated cases This interdisciplinary study of queens throughout history examines their connections to one another, their constituents perceptions of them, and the fallacies of their historical reputations The contributors consider historical queens as well as fictional, mythic, and biblical queens and how they were represented in medieval and early modern England They also give modern readers a glimpse into the early modern worldview, particularly regarding order, hierarchy, rulership, property, biology, and the relationship between the sexes Considering topics as diverse as how Queen Elizabeth s unmarried status affected the perception of her as a just and merciful queen to a reevaluation of good Queen Anne as than just an obese, conventional monarch, this volume encourages readers to reexamine previously held assumptions about the role of female monarchs in early modern history.
Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England Carole Levin Robert O. Bucholz Marjorie Swann Charles Beem JohnWatkins Michele Osherow Anna Riehl Richardine Woodall

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One thought on “Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England

  1. Morgiana

    Some interesting contributions here More diversity in subjects would have been appreciated, though, as Elizabeth I is the subject of eight of the thirteen chapters as well as the two poems at the end From reading the copy on the back of the book, I had the impression that there would be some less well known queens and was looking forward to reading about them And indeed there are I found the chapter about Anne particularly enjoyable, as well as the one about Matilda Most of the Elizabeth selecti [...]

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