Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1839
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hamilton , J.S.
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  • Title: Menage a Roi: Edward II and Piers Gaveston [The author provides a brief analysis of the relationship between King Edward and Piers Gaveston; aimed at a popular audience, there are no footnotes].
  • Source: History Today 49, 6 (June 1999): Pages 26 - 31.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Edward II, King of England Gaveston, Piers, Earl of Cornwall and Favorite of Edward II, King of England Homosexuality Kings Politics
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Illustrations: Eight Figures. Figure One Walter de Milemete, manuscript illumination of Edward II and his queen, Isabella, "Treatise of Edward III," 1326. Figure Two Detail of the sculpture of Edward II (Gloucester Cathedral, Edward's alabaster tomb). Figure Three Manuscript charter of enfeoffment creating Gaveston Earl of Cornwall. Figure Four Painted scene of Edward II's marriage to Isabella of France at Boulogne on January 25, 1308. Figure Five Painted scene of Queen Isabella returning from France with her son, Edward III, in 1326. She successfully staged a coup against her husband. Figure Six Drawing of Gaveston beheaded and lying at the feet of Guy Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick. Figure Seven Photograph of actors from 1970 stage production of Marlowe's "Edward II." Figure Eight Photograph of a scene between Gaveston and the king in Derek Jarman's 1991 film "Edward II."
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  • Author's Affiliation: Baylor University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00182753
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