Corpus ID: 152430534

Four Queens: The Provencal Sisters Who Ruled Europe

@inproceedings{Goldstone2007FourQT,
  title={Four Queens: The Provencal Sisters Who Ruled Europe},
  author={Nancy Bazelon Goldstone and Josephine Bailey},
  year={2007}
}
From a cultured childhood in Provence, each sister was propelled into a world marked by shifting alliances, intrigue, and subterfuge. Marguerite, the eldest, whose resolution and spirit would be tested by the cold splendor of the Palais du Roi in Paris; Eleanor, whose soaring political aspirations would provoke her kingdom to civil war; Sanchia, the neglected wife of the richest man in England who bought himself the crown of Germany; and Beatrice, whose desire for sovereignty was so acute that… CONTINUE READING

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