The Imperial Marriage of Isabella of England, Henry III's Sister

Wilkinson, Louise (2009) The Imperial Marriage of Isabella of England, Henry III's Sister. In: The Rituals and Rhetoric of Queenship: Medieval to Early Modern. Four Courts Press, Dublin, pp. 20-36. ISBN 9781846821783

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Abstract

This chapter examines the court ceremonial, negotiations and diplomatic manoeuvring which accompanied the marriage of Isabella of England, Henry III's sister, to Emperor Frederick II of Hohenstaufen. It also considers the central role played by Isabella in facilitating Anglo-imperial relations during her time in the Holy Roman Empire.

Keywords:Medieval marriage, Medieval queenship, Emperor Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, Isabella of England, Empresses, Diplomacy
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V130 Medieval History
Divisions:College of Arts > School of History & Heritage > School of History & Heritage (History)
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Deposited On:05 Jun 2020 15:45

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