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Three medieval queens and their political influence

Jennifer Boeri-Boyce

Three medieval queens and their political influence

by Jennifer Boeri-Boyce

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    Subjects:
  • Eleanor, -- of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, -- 1122?-1204.,
  • Blanche, -- of Castile, Queen, consort of Louis VIII, King of France, -- 1188-1252.,
  • Isabella, -- Queen, consort of Edward II, King of England, -- 1292-1358.,
  • Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Queens -- France -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485.,
  • France -- History -- Medieval period, 987-1515.,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1066-1485.,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 987-1328.

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    Statementby Jennifer Boeri-Boyce.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 130 leaves ;
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13593218M

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