Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3436
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Imsen , Steinar.
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  • Title: Late Medieval Scandinavian Queenship
  • Source: Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe: Proceedings of a Conference Held at King's College London, April 1995.  Edited by Anne J. Duggan.  Boydell Press, 1997.  Pages 53 - 73.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Power Queens
  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: 14- 15- 16
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  • Illustrations: Six Figures. Figure One Seal of Queen Blanche, wife of King Magnus. Includes the coat-of-arms of Norway, Namur, France and the Swedish dynasty of the Folkunger. Figure Two Seal of Philippa, Queen of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Figure Three Map of Scandinavia in the late Middle Ages. Figure Four Bust of Margaret, Queen of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Figure Five Painting of Dorothea of Brandenburg, Queen of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden from a copy of an altarpiece. Figure Six Carved and painted altarpiece depicting Queens Christina and Isabella and Christina's daughter, Elisabeth, married to the electoral prince of Brandenburg. The altarpiece was commissioned for the Franciscan convent of Odense and is now in the Church of St. Knut in Odense.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Historisk Institutt, University of Trondheim, Norway
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0851156576
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