Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 34632
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Diaz Pascual , Lucia,
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  • Title: Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Duchess of Bedford and Lady Rivers
  • Source: Ricardian: Journal of the Richard III Society 21, ( 2011): Pages 67 - 92.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Waiting to be indexed
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Abstract: This article explores the life of this intriguing noblewoman, second wife of John Duke of Bedford and mother-in-law of Edward IV, from her early life until her death in 1472. Was she the greedy, arrogant woman portrayed by Richard III and surviving chronicles, or a victim of Warwick and Clarence's anti-Woodville propaganda campaign? What was her role in Edward IV's marriage? The article examines the surviving evidence to reach an understanding of Jacquetta's personality and motivations, and the historical events that shaped her life. [Reproduced from the summaries of Ricardian articles page on the website of the Richard III Society: http://www.richardiii.net/6_3_1_the_ricardian_archive.php#2011.]
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  • Year of Publication: 2011.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00488267
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