Kingship and Masculinity in Late Medieval England
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $47.95|
| Book Description: |
Kingship and Masculinity in Late Medieval England explores the dynamic between kingship and masculinity in fifteenth century England, with a particular focus on Henry V and Henry VI. The role of gender in the rhetoric and practice of medieval kingship is still largely unexplored by medieval historians. Discourses of masculinity informed much of the contemporary comment on fifteenth century kings, for a variety of purposes: to praise and eulogise but also to explain shortcomings and...