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  • Record Number: 7811
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Mulder-Bakker , Anneke.
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  • Title: Jeanne of Valois: The Power of a Consort [The author argues that Jeanne of Valois exercised a variety of divergent powers in part changing with the stage of her lifecycle. Even as a widow in retirement at the family monastery, she was sought as a mediator for disagreements ranging from family feuds to international conflict. Title notes supplied by Feminae. ].
  • Source: Capetian Women.  Edited by Kathleen Nolan.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 253 - 269.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Chronicles Countesses Diplomacy Historiography History- Sources Intercession Jeanne of Valois, Countess of Holland, Zeeland, and Hainaut, Wife of William III, Count of Holland and Hainaut Life Cycle Politics Power Princesses
  • Geographic Area: France;Low Countries
  • Century: 14
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  • Abstract: Newly considered chronicle sources demonstrate that the Valois princess, Jeanne of Valois, exercised a wide range of princely powers as the countess of Holland, Zeeland, and Hainaut. [(c) Kathleen Nolan. Reprinted with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.]
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Groningen
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312294484
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