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Four Queens: The Provençal Sisters Who Ruled Europe
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Aposprout
Jan 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
Really did enjoy this book. It was easy to read and follow, and interesting enough that I couldn't put it down. It is, however, a bit light on the 4 Queens themselves. I am not sure that the whole 'Ruling Europe' thing really is true. They did, however wield considerable influence. Most of the book was actually spent discussing their husband's exploits, which considering gender roles and responsibilities of the 13th Century, make sense.

The book did make me interested in Blanche of Castile, The
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