Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9301
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Adair , Penelope Ann.
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  • Title: Constance of Arles: A Study in Duty and Frustration [Constance's struggle to conserve financial resources put her in conflict with both her husband and sons. This difficulty coupled with other notable handicaps, including suspicion of her as a foreigner and her husband's less than full support, doomed this
  • Source: Capetian Women.  Edited by Kathleen Nolan.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 9 - 26.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Constance of Arles, Wife of Robert II the Pious, King of France Marriage Politics Power Queens Sons
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 11
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  • Abstract: Conflicting eleventh-century attitudes about the role of queens undermined the efforts of Constance of Arles (r.996-1031), to retain royal wealth and patronage. [(c) Kathleen Nolan. Reprinted with permission of Palgrave MacMillan.]
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Texas-Pan American
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312294484
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