Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3665
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bratsch-Prince , Dawn
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  • Title: Pawn or Player? Violant of Bar and the Game of Matrimonial Politics in the Crown of Aragon (1380-1396) [The author argues that Violant of Bar actively participated in arranging politically advantageous marriages for her children as well as for members of her court. The Appendix presents the Catalan texts along with English translations of ten of her letters concerning some of her marriage arrangements. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Marriage and Sexuality in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia. Hispanic Issues, Volume 26.  Edited by Eukene Lacarra Lanz.  Routledge, 2002.  Pages 59 - 89.
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  • Article Type: Edition of Text;Essay;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Diplomacy Duchesses Marriage Noble Women Politics Power Queens Violant of Bar, Wife of Joan I, Duke of Girona and King of Aragon Women in Active Roles
  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: Iowa State University
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: Catalan;English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0415936349
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