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Queen Emma and the Vikings

power, love, and greed in 11th-century England

by Harriet O"Brien

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Published by Bloomsbury, Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Emma, Queen, consort of Canute I, King of England, d. 1052,
    • Normans -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Vikings -- England,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Ethelred II, 979-1016 -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Canute, 1017-1035 -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Harriet O"Brien.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA160 .O27 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3397758M
      ISBN 101582345961
      ISBN 109781582345963
      LC Control Number2005010845

      In the seventeen-year-old Emma, sister of the Duke of Normandy, sailed to England to be the queen of indolent king Ethelred whose grudging interest in her was purely political. The country in which she landed was chaotic and full of civil unrest, with a rowdy court rife with plots and murders. But the political career on which she embarked was one of the most extraordinary of any English. Some weren't even named in contemporary records. These queens (and consorts who were not queens) according to their husbands for clarity. The first queen of England was Judith of France, daughter of a French King, the brief bride of king Aethelwulf, and later, as briefly, to .

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      The definitive biography of one of the most beloved and influential women in Hawaiian history. Her enduring legacy includes renowned institutions that thrive in Hawai'i today: The Queen's Medical Center, St. Andrew's Priory, 'Iolani School, and St. Andrew's Cathedral. Feb 15,  · Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga edited by William Fitzhugh and Elizabeth Ward My copy of this book could be described as “well-loved”: the spine is .


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