IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 207: Queens and their Courts, I: Rights and Duties of Medieval Queens

Monday 11 July 2005, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Majestas: Association for the Study of Rulership / Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Organisers:János M. Bak, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest
Balázs Nagy, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest / Eötvös Loránd University
Moderator/Chair:Balázs Nagy, Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest / Eötvös Loránd University
Paper 207-aDowers and Dowries of Medieval Portuguese Queens
(Language: English)
Ana Maria S. A. Rodrigues, Universidade de Lisboa
Paper 207-b'Ab les mans junctes e genolls en terra': Intercession and Queenship in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon
(Language: English)
Dawn E. Bratsch-Prince, Department of World Languages & Cultures, Iowa State University, Ames
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Political Thought, Politics and Diplomacy, Women's Studies
Paper 207-cInfants, Queens, and Queenship in Early Modern Portugal
(Language: English)
Maria Paula Marçal Lourenço, Departamento de História, Universidade de Lisboa
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Political Thought, Politics and Diplomacy, Women's Studies
Abstract

The different aspects of the function and “power” of medieval queens will be explored in a comparative approach, especially for kingdoms for which the existing studies are rather limited. Bohemia on the one and the Iberian kingdoms on the other “end” of Europe may offer new insights into the issue.