The Lioness Roared

The Problems of Female Rule in English History

  • Authors
  • Charles Beem

Part of the Queenship and Power book series (QAP)

About this book


Charles Beem uses Gender Studies and political and constitutional History to examine the problems faced by female rulers throughout British history, from the twelfth century Empress Matilda's imaginative efforts to become England's first regnant queen, to Queen Victoria's remarkable exercise of political power during the Bedchamber Crisis of 1839.


crisis England gender gender studies women

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-60634-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-09722-4
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