Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10803
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gibbons , Rachel.
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  • Title: Isabeau of Bavaria, Queen of France (1385-1422): The Creation of an Historical Villainess. The Alexandria Prize Essay [with her husband insane, Isabeau signed a treaty in 1420 with the English and, thus, lost the throne for her son. Contemporaries criticized her for greed and disloyalty, but later historians added the charge of adultery with her brother-in-law, Louis of Orleans.]
  • Source: Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. Sixth Series 6, ( 1996): Pages 51 - 73.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Adultery Isabeau of Bavaria, Queen-Consort of Charles VI, King of France Libel and Slander Mental Illness Politics Queens Sexuality
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00804401
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