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Lives of the Queens of England from the Norman Conquest

Lives of the Queens of England from the Norman Conquest
8 Volume Paperback Set

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, General

  • Date Published: October 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108019781

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  • The English writer Agnes Strickland (1796–1874) began her career writing poetry and romances before turning to biographical studies of British royalty. This eight-volume series, written in collaboration with her sister Elizabeth, and first published between 1840 and 1849, was her most ambitious project. It provides biographical accounts of the queens of England from Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror, to Queen Anne, the last monarch of the House of Stuart at the beginning of the eighteenth century. Hugely popular in the Victorian period, Lives of the Queens of England and its sequel Lives of the Queens of Scotland remain important landmarks in the development of biography as a genre, and provide interesting perspectives on women's contribution to modern historiography. For more information on these authors, see http://orlando.cambridge.org/public/svPeople?person_id=striel and http://orlando.cambridge.org/public/svPeople?person_id=striag

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    • Date Published: October 2010
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108019781
    • dimensions: 325 x 250 x 150 mm
    • weight: 6.46kg
    • contains: 47 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Preface
    Introduction
    1. Matilda of Flanders, queen of William the Conqueror
    2. Matilda of Scotland, queen of Henry I
    3. Adelicia of Louvaine, second queen of Henry I
    4. Matilda of Boulogne, queen of Stephen
    5. Eleanora of Aquitaine, queen of Henry II
    6. Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I
    7. Isabella of Angouleme, queen of King John
    8. Eleanor of Provence, surnamed La Belle, queen of Henry III
    9. Marguerite of France, second queen of Edward I
    10. Isabella of France, surnamed The Fair, queen of Edward II
    11. Philippa of Hainault, queen of Edward III
    12. Anne of Bohemia, surnamed The Good, first queen of Richard II. Volume 2:
    13. Isabella of Valois, second queen of Richard II
    14. Joanna of Navarre, queen of Henry IV
    15. Katherine of Valois, queen of Henry V
    16. Margaret of Anjou, queen of Henry VI
    17. Elizabeth Woodville, queen of Edward IV
    18. Anne of Warwick, queen of Richard III
    19. Elizabeth of York, queen of Henry VII
    20. Katharine of Arragon, queen of Henry VIII
    21. Anne Boleyn, second queen of Henry VIII. Volume 3:
    22. Jane Seymour, third queen of Henry VIII
    23. Anne of Cleves, fourth queen of Henry VIII
    24. Katharine Howard, fifth queen of Henry VIII
    25. Katharine Parr, sixth queen of Henry VIII
    26. Mary, first queen-regnant of England and Ireland. Volume 4:
    27. Elizabeth, second queen-regnant of England and Ireland: i. Elizabeth as princess, ii. Elizabeth as queen-regnant. Volume 5:
    28. Anne of Denmark, queen-consort of James I
    29. Henrietta Maria, queen-consort of Charles I
    30. Catharine of Braganza, queen-consort of Charles II. Volume 6:
    31. Mary Beatrice of Modena, queen-consort of James II. Volume 7:
    32. Mary II, queen-regnant of Great Britain and Ireland, consort of William III. Volume 8:
    33. Anne, queen-regnant of Great Britain and Ireland
    General index.

  • Authors

    Agnes Strickland

    Elizabeth Strickland

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