Queenship in the Mediterranean

Negotiating the Role of the Queen in the Medieval and Early Modern Eras
Author(s): 
Woodacre, Elena
ISBN: 
9781137362827
Date published: 
December 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

This groundbreaking collection explores the key roles that Mediterranean queens played as wives, as mothers, and above all as political actors. Ranging from Byzantine empresses to regnants and consorts in the Italian peninsula, they offer a bracing new perspective queenship in the medieval and Early Modern eras.