Loading, please wait...
:

product description page

Joan De Valence : The Life and Influence of a Thirteenth-Century Noblewoman (Hardcover) (Linda E.

Joan De Valence : The Life and Influence of a Thirteenth-Century Noblewoman (Hardcover) (Linda E. - image 1 of 1

About this item

Joan de Valence was heir to an earldom, wife and widow of William de Valence (half-brother of King Henry III), and a notable and influential presence in the volatile political world of thirteenth-century England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. She survived wars between the crown and the baronage at mid-century; even when her husband was exiled and her position precarious she strove to protect her interests and the integrity of her family. In the reign of her nephew, King Edward I, Joan was a prominent magnate, especially after the death of her husband in 1296. In widowhood, Joan was a very public presence, even as her family was threatened by the wars in Scotland and conflicts in Ireland, and she did not flinch when protecting her own. Yet, astonishingly, her story of survival, perseverance, and influence has never been told until now.

Number of Pages: 227
Genre: Literary Criticism, History
Sub-Genre: Women, History
Series Title: New Middle Ages
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Author: Linda E. Mitchell
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2015
TCIN: 50180361
UPC: 9780230392007
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-7725
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$90.25
MSRPReg: $95.00 Save $4.75 (5% off)
Shipping
In stock - free standard shipping with REDcard
Not in stores

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.