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Queenship and voice in medieval Northern Europe

Author: William Layher
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Queenship and power.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book examines female lordship and the power of the political voice in medieval Northern Europe, focusing on three prominent, foreign-born queens of medieval Scandinavia - Agnes of Denmark (d.  Read more...

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Layher, William.
Queenship and voice in medieval Northern Europe.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(DLC) 2010002662
(OCoLC)515439049
Named Person: Margrete, Queen of Denmark Norway and Sweden; Euphemia, Queen consort of Haakon V King of Norway; Agnes, Queen consort of Eric V King of Denmark
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Layher
ISBN: 9780230113022 0230113028
OCLC Number: 703151510
Description: 1 online resource (237 p.) : ill., map.
Contents: The royal families of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden --
Three nordic queens --
Sound, voice, and vox: the acoustics of the self in the Middle Ages --
"You Danes must do as I say--
": Queen Agnes and the regicide of 1286 --
Voicing and legacy: Queen Eufemia of Norway --
Margareta of Denmark and the voice of identity --
Afterword: the queen's two voices.
Series Title: Queenship and power.
Responsibility: William Layher.
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"In this innovative study, Layher focuses on three late medieval Nordic queens--Agnes of Denmark, Eufemia of Norway, and Margareta of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden--to show how they used their royal Read more...

 
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