The French Queen's Letters: Mary Tudor Brandon and the Politics of Marriage in Sixteenth-Century Europe

The French Queen's Letters: Mary Tudor Brandon and the Politics of Marriage in Sixteenth-Century Europe

by E. Sadlack

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Overview

A fresh biography of Mary Tudor which challenges conventional views of her asa weeping hysteric and love-struck romantic, providing instead the portrait ofa queen who drew on two sources of authority to increase the power of her position: epistolary conventions and the rhetoric of chivalry that imbued the French and English courts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349382712
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 03/29/2011
Series: Queenship and Power
Edition description: 1st ed. 2011
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

ERIN SADLACK Assistant Professor of English at Marywood University, USA.

Table of Contents

A Queenly Education Becoming the Queen Marrying Where 'my mynd is' Always the French Queen: Identity Politics

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