General Royal Studies
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Abell�n, Jos� Luis.
"Isabel and the Idea of America."
In Isabel la Cat�lica, Queen of Castile: Critical Essays, ed. David Boruchoff, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Isabel I of Castile
"Ferdinand the Catholic: King and Consort."
In The Man Behind the Queen: Male Consorts in History, eds. Charles Beem and Miles Taylor, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Ferdinand the Catholic (Ferdinand II); Isabella of Castile; Juana (Joanna) of Castile; and others
kingship, consort, global exploration, religious uniformity, widowhood, political participation, marital relations
Adair, Penelope Ann.
"Constance of Arles: A Study in Duty and Frustration."
In Capetian Women, ed. Kathleen Nolan, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Constance of Arles; Robert II of France
queenship, female power, public attitudes, royal authority, patronage, wealth, marriage/marital relations, mother/motherhood, religious politics/authorities, political & court culture
"Countess Clemence: Her Power and its Foundation."
In Queens, Regents and Potentates, ed. Theresa M. Vann, Cambridge: Crampton and Sons Ltd, 1993.
female power, familial networks
Adams, No�l John Cherry and James Robinson, eds.
Good Impressions: Image and Authority in Medieval Seals.
London: British Museum, 2008.
visual imagery, textual representations, seals
Europe (Sweden, Denmark, Italy, England)
"The Patronage of the Crown in Elizabethan Politics: The 1590s in Perspective."
In The Reign of Elizabeth I: Court and Culture in the Last Decade, ed. John Guy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Elizabeth I of England; references to James VI/I of Scotland/England; Henry VIII of England; and others
queenship, female power, patronage, political & court culture, royal authority, court politics, patronage, factions, influence, nobility/noble families
Adams, Tracy and Glenn Rechtschaffen.
"The Reputation of the Queen and Public Opinion: The Case of Isabeau of Bavaria."
Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality, 47:1, 2011, pp. 5-31.
Isabeau of Bavaria
reputation, propaganda, public opinion
"Gender, Reputation, and Female Rule in the World of Brant�me."
In Queenship, Gender, and Reputation in the Medieval and Early Modern West, 1060-1600, eds. Zita Eva Rohr and Lisa Benz, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Anne of Brittany; Anne of France; Louise of Savoy; Charles VIII of France; Louis XII of France; and others
queenship, female power, literary representation/depictions, chronicles/narrative accounts, oral traditions, female political authority/governance, reputation/characterisations
"Notions of Late Medieval Queenship: Christine de Pizan's Isabeau of Bavaria."
In The Rule of Women in Early Modern Europe, eds. Anne J. Cruz and Mihoko Suzuki, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.
Christine de Pizan; Isabeau of Bavaria; references to Charles IV of France; Henry VI of England; Joan of Arc; Charles VIII of France; and others
queenship, literary representation/depictions, reputation, scholarship, political influence/participation, imagery, historical narratives
"Love as metaphor in Christine de Pizan's Ballade cycles."
In Christine de Pizan: A Casebook, eds. Barbara K. Altmann and Deborah L. McGrady. London: Routledge, 2003.
Christine de Pizan
personal narrative, poetry, gender
The Life and Afterlife of Isabeau of Bavaria.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
Isabeau of Bavaria
queenship, reputation, memory, literary depictions
"Christine de Pizan, Isabeau of Bavaria, and Female Regency."
French Historical Studies, 32:1, 2009, pp. 1�32.
Isabeau of Bavaria/Christine de Pizan
female regency, royal authority, literary depictions
Princely Courts of Europe, 1500-1750.
London: Weidenfield and Nicholson, 1999.
court & political culture, royal palaces, patronage, diplomacy
"On the Impossibility of Abdicating: Queen Christina of Sweden and the Spiritual Crown."
In Women and Sovereignty, ed. Louise Olga Fradenburg, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1992.
Christina of Sweden; Charles II of England; Oliver Cromwell; Charles Gustavus of Sweden; and others
queenship, female power, abdication, conversion, religious image/devotion, political participation, exile, sovereignty, femininity, literary representation/depictions
Akkerman, Nadine, and Birgit Houben.
The Politics of Female Households: Ladies-in-Waiting across Early Modern Europe.
Leiden: Brill, 2014.
Anna of Denmark; Elizabeth I of England; Mary I of England; Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress; Catherine de Medici; Anne of Austria; Henrietta Maria; Katarina Jagellonica; Charles I of England; Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor; Elizabeth of Bourbon; Elizabeth Stuart of Bohemia; Henry VIII; Isabella Clara Eugenia of Austria; Juana of Austria; Louis XIII of France; Louis XIV of France; Margaret of Austria; Marie de Medici; and others
queenship, female agency, royal household, court culture, ladies-in-waiting, female servants/courtiers, access/accessibility, diplomacy, bedchamber, privy chamber, gender roles, political influence/participation, dwarfs, religious politics, patronage, favourite, political/religious/familial/female networks, friendship, public/private roles, structure
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