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IMC 2023: Sessions

Session 1221: Power Relations: Royal Women and Their Networks

Wednesday 5 July 2023, 14.15-15.45

Organiser:Vanessa Jane King, Department of History, Goldsmiths College, University of London
Moderator/Chair:Elina Screen, Trinity College, University of Oxford
Paper 1221-aNetworking Queens in England and Francia before 850
(Language: English)
Vanessa Jane King, Department of History, Goldsmiths College, University of London
Index terms: Gender Studies, Genealogy and Prosopography, Language and Literature - Latin, Women's Studies
Paper 1221-bLocating Judith of Flanders within Networks of Male Authority
(Language: English)
Matthew Firth, College of Humanities Arts & Social Sciences Flinders University Adelaide
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Language and Literature - Latin, Politics and Diplomacy, Women's Studies
Paper 1221-cIn the Name of the Queen: Networks of Naming amongst the Royal Women of Early Medieval England
(Language: English)
James Chetwood, Department of History, University of Sheffield
Index terms: Genealogy and Prosopography, Onomastics, Social History, Women's Studies
Abstract

This session offers new insights into how royal women in England and Francia before 1000 were able to transcend the constraints of gender stereotyping and develop widespread networks to shape political, familial, and spiritual legacies.