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Interview with Nancy Goldstone, author of The Rival Queens

 
It wasn’t until I was older, and writing European history, that I stumbled across a mention in the chronicle of Matthew Paris, a 13th century Benedictine monk, of the four daughters of the count of Provence who all became queens—queen of France, queen of England, queen of Germany (queen of the Romans), and queen of Sicily. Even from the little I was able to glean from the chronicle I could see that these women, who I had never heard of, exercised real power. Instantly curious, I went to find a book 

 

Source: http://www.medievalists.net/2016/02/24/interview-with-nancy-goldstone-author-of-the-rival-queens