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She-Wolves : The Notorious Queens of England

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From the wicked Anglo-Saxons to the warmongering Tudors, "She Wolves" recounts the turbulent and ambition-filled lives of these alluring women. "She Wolves" is a history of the 'bad girls' of England's medieval royal dynasties - the queens who earned themselves the reputation of being somehow notorious. Some of them are well known and have been the subject of biographies - Eleanor of Aquitaine, Emma of Normandy, Isabella of France and Anne Boleyn, for example - while others have not been written about outside academic journals. The appeal of these notorious queens, apart from their shared taste for witchcraft, murder, adultery and incest, is that, because they were notorious, they attracted a great deal of attention during their lifetimes. "She Wolves" reveals much about the role of the medieval queen and the evolution of the role that led, ultimately, to the reign of Elizabeth I, and a new concept of queenship.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 122 x 196 x 24mm | 322.05g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0750947365
  • 9780750947367
  • 352,014

About Elizabeth Norton

Elizabeth Norton is the author of "Anne Boleyn" and" Jane Seymour."show more