Queen Emma and Queen Edith : queenship and women's power in eleventh-century England / Pauline Stafford

Author(s): Stafford, Pauline
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Subjects: Women--England--History--Middle Ages, 500-1500
Power--England--History
Social history--Medieval, 500-1500
Queens--Great Britain--Biography
Anglo-Saxons--Queens--Biography
Eleventh century
Great Britain--History--Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066
Great Britain--Kings and rulers--Succession
Emma, Queen, consort of Canute I, King of England, d. 1052
Edith, Queen, consort of Edward, King of England, ca. 1020-1075
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 1997
LC Classification: D, DA
Physical Description: xi, 371 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
Pt. I. The Stories 1
Prologue 3
1. Emma and Edith in the Narratives of the Eleventh Century 6
2. Emma's and Edith's Narratives 28
Pt. II. The Structures 53
3. The Faces of the Queen 55
4. Family: Structures and Ideals 65
5. Household, Land and Patronage 97
6. Queen and Queenship 162
7. The Fluctuating Power of the Queen: Witnessing and Identities 193
Pt. III. The Lives 207
8. Emma 209
9. Edith 255
Appendix I. The Lands and Revenues of Edith in Domesday Book 280
Appendix II. Emma's and Edith's Household and Followers 306
Appendix III. Genealogical Tables 324
Bibliography 328
Index 362
Alternate Titles: Spine title: Queen Emma & Queen Edith
Notes: LCCN: 96038246
ISBN: 0631166793
Includes bibliographical references (p. [328]-361) and index
OCLC Number: 35280729
ISBN/ISSN: 0631166793