Franklin

Four queens : the Provençal sisters who ruled Europe / Nancy Goldstone.

Author/Creator:
Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon.
Publication:
New York : Viking, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 336 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Marguerite, Queen, consort of Louis IX, King of France, 1221-1295.
Eleanor of Provence, Queen, consort of Henry III, King of England, 1223 or 4-1291.
Beatrice of Provence, Queen of Sicily, consort of Charles I, King of France, 1233-1267.
Sancha of Provence, Queen, consort of Richard, King of the Romans, 1225-1261.
Queens -- Europe -- Biography.
Contents:
The land of song
The white queen
A royal wedding
Royal rivals
Queen Eleanor
Family affairs
Ambition and obedience
A war and a wedding
An unlikely inheritance
A vow
The crusade of Louis IX
The queen's gamble
Queenscraft
A royal windfall
The return of the queen
A royal reception
Queen of the Romans
Royal sibling rivalry
Prelude to war
A queen in crisis
Four queens
The last crusade
Endgame
A note on medieval money.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-322) and index.
ISBN:
9780670038435
0670038431
OCLC:
71842813
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