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The Resource Queens of the crusades : England's medieval queens, Book two, 1154-1291, Alison Weir

Queens of the crusades : England's medieval queens, Book two, 1154-1291, Alison Weir

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Queens of the crusades : England's medieval queens, Book two, 1154-1291
Title
Queens of the crusades
Title remainder
England's medieval queens
Title number
Book two, 1154-1291
Statement of responsibility
Alison Weir
Title variation
  • England's medieval queens
  • Queens of the crusades. Book two, 1154-1291
Title variation remainder
Englands medieval queens, 1154-1291
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Language
eng
Summary
"Packed with incredible true stories and legendary medieval intrigue, this epic narrative history chronicles the first five queens from the powerful royal family that ruled England and France for over three hundred years. This remarkable recreation of the action-packed century that saw the murder of Thomas Becket and the signing of the Magna Carta covers the lives and reigns of the first five Plantagenet queens, who ruled England and France throughout the bloody 1200s, a particularly dramatic and violent period of European history. Wars, crusades, treachery, murder, passion, and the interplay between rival monarchs of Britain and France provide a surprising picture of these five ambitious women and their struggle for power. The queens covered in the book are Eleanor of Aquitaine, Berengaria of Navarre, Isabella of Angouleme, Alienor of Provence and Eleanor of Castile. One of these queens became legendary when, accompanying her husband on crusade, she saved his life by sucking the blood from his poisoned-arrow wound. Equally intriguing are the descriptions of their marriages, including one that was extremely tempestuous, and one that was a love match turned sour when the jealous husband discovered his queen's infidelity and retaliated by killing her lovers and hanging their bodies from the canopy of her bed. This second volume of historian Alison Weir's critically acclaimed Medieval Queens series brings these unfamiliar, fascinating royals to life, demonstrating how very much they resemble self-determining women of our own time"--
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Biography type
collective biography
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10944599
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DLC
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1951-
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Weir, Alison
Dewey number
  • 942.03092/52
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA28.2
LC item number
.W453 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
England's medieval queens
Series volume
book two
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  • Eleanor
  • Berengaria
  • Eleanor
  • Queens
  • Monarchy
  • Monarchy
  • Great Britain
  • Plantagenet, House of
Target audience
adult
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England's medieval queens, 1154-1291
Label
Queens of the crusades : England's medieval queens, Book two, 1154-1291, Alison Weir
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Publication
Note
Book one titled Queens of the conquest
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-484) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of Henry II -- Berengaria of Navarre, Queen of Richard I -- Isabella of Angoulême, Queen of King John -- Alienor of Provence, Queen of Henry III -- Eleanor of Castile, Queen of Edward I
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
xxi, 533 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781101966693
Lccn
2020034731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • on1236455319
  • (OCoLC)1236455319
Label
Queens of the crusades : England's medieval queens, Book two, 1154-1291, Alison Weir
Publication
Note
Book one titled Queens of the conquest
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-484) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of Henry II -- Berengaria of Navarre, Queen of Richard I -- Isabella of Angoulême, Queen of King John -- Alienor of Provence, Queen of Henry III -- Eleanor of Castile, Queen of Edward I
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
xxi, 533 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781101966693
Lccn
2020034731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • on1236455319
  • (OCoLC)1236455319

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