She-Wolves

March 2017
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April 25, 2016

Expired 3.0 6 x
In the medieval and Tudor world there was no question in people's minds about the order of God's creation - men ruled and women didn't. A king was a warrior who literally fought to win power then battled to keep it. Yet despite everything that stood in their way, a handful of extraordinary women did attempt to rule medieva...
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April 18, 2016

Expired 3.0 12 x
In the medieval and Tudor world there was no question in people's minds about the order of God's creation - men ruled and women didn't. A king was a warrior who literally fought to win power then battled to keep it. Yet despite everything that stood in their way, a handful of extraordinary women did attempt to rule medieva...
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April 11, 2016

Expired 3.0 10 x
In the medieval and Tudor world there was no question in people's minds about the order of God's creation - men ruled and women didn't. A king was a warrior who literally fought to win power then battled to keep it. Yet despite everything that stood in their way, a handful of extraordinary women did attempt to rule medieva...

Jane, Mary and Elizabeth

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Helen Castor concludes her compelling study of epoch-defining queens with a look at a trio of Tudors - Jane, Mary and Elizabeth - who endured mixed fortunes.

Matilda and Eleanor

Expired 3.0 16 x
A compelling study of early gender politics with Dr Helen Caster. Matilda's bid for the English crown failed, while Eleanor of Aquitaine only gained power in her 70s.

Isabella and Margaret

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Helen Castor reveals all about how two self-assertive French girls - Isabella of France and Margaret of Anjou - came to power in England, over a century apart.
August 2013

3. Jane, Mary and Elizabeth

3.0 45 x
How the Tudor queens Jane, Mary and Elizabeth struggled with a crown made for a male head.(R)

2. Isabella and Margaret

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Helen Castor looks at the lives of Isabella of France and Margaret of Anjou.(R)

1. Matilda and Eleanor

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Helen Castor looks at the lives of Matilda and her daughter-in-law, Eleanor of Aquitaine.(R)
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