IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 316: Constructing Queenship: Royal Identity and Authority in Medieval England

Monday 14 July 2003, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York / Department of History, University of Huddersfield
Organiser:W. Mark Ormrod, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Moderator/Chair:Katherine J. Lewis, Department of History, University of Huddersfield
Paper 316-aThe Problem of Queenship in 10th- and 11th-Century England
(Language: English)
Pauline Stafford, School of History, University of Liverpool / Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Index terms: Administration, Gender Studies, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 316-cFrom Guinevere to Margaret of Anjou: Narratives of the Adulterous Queen in Late Medieval England
(Language: English)
Joanna Louise Laynesmith, University of York
Index terms: Administration, Gender Studies, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Abstract

The session explores the theme of authority in medieval society by focusing on the roles of queens in England. It takes a cultural historical approach to the subject.