Queens, concubines, and dowagers: the king's wife in the early Middle Ages

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University of Georgia Press, 1983 - Social Science - 248 pages
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Contents

Chronicles narratives
12
2 The Bride to Be
32
Widows and sisters
49
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Pauline Stafford is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Liverpool and the author of "Queen Emma and Queen Edith: queenship and women's power in eleventh-century England" (Blackwell, 1997) and "Queens, concubines, and dowagers: the king's wife in the early Middle Ages" (2nd edn., 1998).

Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker is senior lecturer in Medieval History and Medieval Studies at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (Netherlands). She has published on historiographical and hagiographical topics, including "Sanctity and Motherhood" (1995) and is presently working on a book on female anchorites (recluses) in the Low Countries.

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