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The Queen's Hand [electronic resource] : Power and Authority in the Reign of Berenguela of Castile / Janna Bianchini.

Author/Creator:
Bianchini, Janna, author.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2012].
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (368 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
The Middle Ages Series.
The Middle Ages Series
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Other Title:
De Gruyter Online.
Subjects:
Queens -- Spain -- Castile -- Biography.
Women -- Middle Ages.
Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.
Language:
In English.
Biography/History:
Janna Bianchini teaches history at the University of Maryland.
Summary:
Janna Bianchini captures the extraordinary royal career of Berenguela of Castile: queen-consort in León, heir to the throne of Castile, mother of the conqueror Fernando III, and powerful sovereign in her own right. The Queen's Hand reevaluates the role of royal women in western Iberian monarchy.
Contents:
Frontmatter
CONTENTS
A Note on Names
Introduction
Chapter 1. Infanta and Heir, 1180-1197
Chapter 2. Queen of Leo´n, 1197-1204
Chapter 3. The Unwed Queen, 1204-1214
Chapter 4. A Failed Regency, 1214-1217
Chapter 5. Queen of Castile, 1217-1230
Chapter 6. The Leonese Succession, 1230
Chapter 7. Queen of Castile and Leo´n, 1230-1246
Conclusions
List of Abbreviations
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments.
Notes:
7 illustrations.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed October 27 2015)
ISBN:
9780812206265
OCLC:
899534696
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9780812206265 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.