Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 19556
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rock , Vivienne.
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  • Title: Shadow Royals? The Political Use of the Extended Family of Lady Margaret Beaufort [The author analyzes how Margaret Beaufort made advantageous marriages and positions for her extended family of half and step siblings and their descendants. At the same time these arrangements usually furthered the political aims of the Tudor dynasty. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Family and Dynasty in Late Medieval England: Proceedings of the 1997 Harlaxton Symposium.  Edited by Richard Eales and Shaun TyasHarlaxton medieval studies.  Shaun Tyas, 2003.  Pages 193 - 210.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Beaufort, Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby Family Gentry Henry VII, King of England Marriage Nepotism Nobility Politics Tudors, Anglo-Welsh Dynasty
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Table: Three Tables. Table One Five generations of the Beaufort family. Table Two Four generations of the St. John family, descended from Margaret Beauchamp of Bletsoe (Margaret Beaufort's mother) and Oliver St. John. Table Three Three Generations of the Zouche and Scrope families as they descended from Elizabeth St. John with William, Lord Zouche and John, Lord Scrope of Bolton.
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1900289547
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