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The women examined in the essays include queens regnant, consorts and various )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(regents all of whom exercised power either in their own right or through their marital or familial ties. The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.555 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(collection aims to add to the fields of early modern history, gender and queenship studies by bringing ?a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(transnational and transcultural perspective on a topic that has until now been studied largely through the lens )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of a single nation? \(p. 2\). 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This representation can be both positive and negative; the self-representation of various )] TJ ET BT 34.016 116.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(female sovereigns is shown as a way to justify and strengthen their rule while criticism of female rulers is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 102.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(discussed as a means of political counsel or attempting to dismiss their influence. Accordingly, the book is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 87.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(split into two sections; the first is titled ?The Rule of Women: Theories and Constructions? and the second )] TJ ET BT 34.016 73.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?Sovereignty and Representation?.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.699 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.443 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(860)] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.187 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Sunday, 31 January, 2010)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Editor:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Anne J. 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The subject seems slightly incongruous with the overarching theme of early )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(modern women, given the fact that it centres on a 14th century queen consort. Nevertheless, the paper does )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contain an interesting discussion of the ?Black Legend? surrounding Isabeau and the relationship between )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the queen and eminent authoress Christine de Pizan. Adams challenges the view that Pizan is critical or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(disapproving of Isabeau, instead she argues that Christine in fact ?champions? the queen. Adams asserts ?By )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(dedicating the work \(i.e. )] TJ ET BT 153.992 698.933 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Roman de la Rose)] TJ ET BT 261.980 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\) to Isabeau, Christine draws the queen into the group of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(righteous women slandered by misogynistic discourse, constructing her both as a victim of that discourse )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and a defender of women? \(p. 22\). This reassessment of Christine and Isabeau?s relationship fits in well with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(later pieces in the collection, such as those by Ketner and Suzuki which also analyze the treatment of female )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sovereigns by female writers.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The second paper is an evaluation of Jeanne d?Albret?s )] TJ ET BT 303.608 615.653 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Ample dclaration )] TJ ET BT 395.600 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(by Mary C. Ekman. This )] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particular female sovereign is most often seen in the context of her involvement with the Calvinist )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(movement in 16th-century France and in connection with her son, Henri IV. In this essay, Ekman focuses on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(d?Albret?s writing, arguing that the )] TJ ET BT 207.992 572.885 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Ample dclaration )] TJ ET BT 299.984 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is a work of self-justification which is both an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(example of the Protestant assertion of the individual and a defense of her own sovereignty. Ekman stresses )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the importance of the work in context of both the complex and tumultuous political and religious situation in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(France and d?Albret?s struggle to preserve her personal rule over her disputed Navarrese realm.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 503.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Following on is a paper from Barbara F. Weissburger on the subject of Isabel of Castile entitled ?Tanto )] TJ ET BT 34.016 489.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(monta; The Catholic Monarchs? Nuptial Fiction and the power of Isabel I of Castile?. As in her highly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(praised monograph )] TJ ET BT 129.332 475.349 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Isabel Rules; Constructing Queenship, Wielding Power )] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 398.984 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 398.984 473.955 m 412.976 473.955 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 412.976 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( , Weissburger engages in an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in-depth analysis of the symbolism surrounding the representation of the )] TJ ET BT 385.316 461.093 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Reyes Cathlicos, )] TJ ET BT 474.308 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(including their )] TJ ET BT 34.016 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(heraldic shields. Weissburger argues that the royal pair had an almost modern preoccupation and approach to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the power of symbolism and visual propaganda. The author particularly highlights the representation of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Isabel, who she argues was the more powerful of the monarchal pair and intriguingly discusses the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(appropriation of Isabelline symbolism in the 20th century.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The next paper discusses one of Isabel?s descendants, Isabel Clara Eugenia, daughter of Philip II of Spain )] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and joint ruler of the Low Countries with her husband Albert in the early seventeenth century. The author, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Magdalena S. Snchez, discusses Isabel?s role in the Low Countries both as co-sovereign with her husband )] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and later as a somewhat reluctant sole Governor for the Spanish crown during her widowhood. Snchez )] TJ ET BT 34.016 320.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(confronts the dichotomy between Isabel?s image as a placid consort and the influence that she wielded away )] TJ ET BT 34.016 306.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from public view, stating that Isabel was ?successful in appearing indifferent to political power while in fact )] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(exercising authority? \(p. 75\). The author also emphasizes the fact that Isabel was the primary sovereign, as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Low Countries was her dowry. Although Isabel was seemingly content to play the role of consort while )] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(her husband exercised the public forms of governance, her subjects were aware of her position of authority )] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and referred to her in oaths and ceremonies as )] TJ ET BT 257.612 249.509 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(domina )] TJ ET BT 296.612 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and )] TJ ET BT 316.940 249.509 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(princess proprietaria )] TJ ET BT 422.276 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(p. 68\). Snchez also )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(examines Isabel?s difficult role as Governor after her husband?s death, as she struggled to maintain Spanish )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(rule during a period of intense political upheaval despite her personal desire to retire to a Franciscan convent.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 194.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The last paper in this section, ?)] TJ ET BT 182.996 194.741 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Princeps non Principissa?)] TJ ET BT 310.328 194.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( , examines another woman who struggled to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 180.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(maintain her personal rule after the death of her husband, the less familiar Catherine of Brandenburg. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 166.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Catherine?s situation was highly unusual as she was her husband?s designated heir and is the only woman in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 151.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this volume to have been formally elected to her position as ?Prince? of Transylvania. This paper, written by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 137.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(va Dek, highlights the fascinating life of this often overlooked female ruler, discussing her unorthodox )] TJ ET BT 34.016 123.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(martial arrangements \(both spouses had numerous extramarital affairs\) as well as her brief and disastrous )] TJ ET BT 34.016 109.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(period as sole ruler in 1630. Dek argues that Catherine was hamstrung by her gender, religion, foreign birth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 94.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and the turbulent political circumstances in the Principality. The author summarizes the situation by stating )] TJ ET BT 34.016 80.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that ?Catherine?s reign was characterized by a struggle for power between herself and her followers on one )] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(side and the governor and the council on the other? \(p. 86\). However unsuccessful Catherine may have been )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(as a sovereign, this survey of her career is a welcome addition to this collection which provides an )] TJ ET endstream endobj 19 0 obj [17 0 R /Fit] endobj 20 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 21 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 398.9837 474.2695 412.9757 486.1495 ] >> endobj 21 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 22 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 23 0 R >> endobj 23 0 obj << /Length 7441 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interesting contrast to the reigns of other more well known figures from the period.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The second section, ?Sovereignty and Representation? opens with another Spanish ruler, Juana of Austria, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(who served as a capable regent between 1554?9. This paper, by one of the editors, Anne J. Cruz, emphasizes )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the lineage of female rule in Early Modern Spain, from Isabel of Castile and her daughter Juana to Isabel of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Portugal, wife of Charles V. However, Cruz notes that Juana of Austria?s position was unusual since it was )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(not directly linked to a joint rule with a husband or son. Instead, Juana ruled Spain on her brother Philip II?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(behalf during his marriage to Mary Tudor, leaving behind her own infant son in Portugal in order to perform )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this important duty. Cruz discusses Juana?s role as a patroness and her ?passion for hunting, painting, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(literature and, especially, music? \(p. 105\) despite her reputation for being an austere religious fanatic, who )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(habitually dressed in black and was secretly a member of the Jesuit order. After the return of Philip and his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(subsequent marriage to Isabel of Valois, Juana remained a key figure in the Spanish court and retained her )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(influence as a surrogate mother to Philip?s third and fourth wives and the royal children.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The next five papers are all concerned with Elizabeth I or related in some way to her reign. Even the paper )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on Katherine de Valois, a late medieval queen consort, is placed within the context of Elizabeth?s reign and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the legacy of Katherine?s marriages on the Tudor dynasty. In the introduction to the collection, the editors )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(note with a slight air of exasperation that ?the greater part of feminist scholarship on women?s rule in this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(period has heretofore focused on the most prominent sovereigns, such as Isabel of Castile and Elizabeth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Tudor? \(p. 1\). Given this awareness of the imbalance in previous studies, the decision to include so many )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(papers connected to Elizabeth is somewhat surprising. What is perhaps even more startling is with so many )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(female sovereigns in this age of the ?Monstrous Regiment?, figures such as Elizabeth?s sister Mary Tudor, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Mary Stuart, Mary of Guise, Marie de Medici, Christina of Sweden etc. are entirely missing. Another )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(important early modern queen, Catherine de Medici does receive a sidelong appraisal as a comparative for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Elizabeth in one paper, but does not receive a thorough examination in her own right.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The first ?Elizabethan? paper is written by the well known queenship specialist Carole Levin, and examines )] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Elizabeth?s often fraught relationships with her siblings and cousins. This survey is very comprehensive, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(examining not only her well documented relationships with her half-siblings Edward VI and Mary but also )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(explores her relationships with various illegitimate siblings, both those whose paternity was confirmed and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(those whose paternity was more nebulous, such as her Carey cousins and Sir John Perrot. Overall, Levin )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(demonstrates that Elizabeth?s relationships with most of her siblings were ?problematic and dangerous? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(given the undercurrents of religious divides and the competition for power. This tension is clearly shown )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(both in Elizabeth?s imprisonment during Mary?s reign and by Elizabeth?s later treatment of the Grey sisters )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and Perrot who died in the Tower in 1592. Levin argues that Elizabeth ?felt deeply threatened by close )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(relatives on her father?s side? and that her positive relationship with the Careys indicate that Elizabeth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(viewed them purely as maternal cousins, not as illegitimate half-siblings despite Henry VIII?s relationship )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with Mary Boleyn.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The next paper is entitled ?Fashioning Monarchy; Women, Dress and Power at the Court of Elizabeth I, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1558?1603? and focuses on the rituals and significance of courtly gift-giving between the monarch and her )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(courtiers as means of establishing political identity. The author, Catherine L. Howey draws on excellent )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sources such as the New Year?s Gift Rolls which track gifts given both from and to the monarch. Howey )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(discusses the gendered nature of the gifts given to Elizabeth, noting that women tended to give dress related )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(items, either clothing, fabric or jewelry. She also notes that gifts to the Queen often reinforced the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sovereign?s favoured symbolic representations which ?reinforced her public image? such as the Phoenix or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Tudor Rose \(p. 148\). The author also highlights the role of the women of the privy chamber in recording )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and distributing these politically charged gifts, arguing that this contradicts the view of many scholars who )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(have dismissed the chamber as an ?apolitical, domestic space? \(p. 152\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 94.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In the following essay, Sandra Logan examines the representation of Katherine de Valois, the ancestress of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 80.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Tudor line in two works written at the end of Elizabeth?s reign, Shakespeare?s )] TJ ET BT 432.272 80.693 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Henry V )] TJ ET BT 475.592 80.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and Drayton?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Heroicall Epistles)] TJ ET BT 121.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Logan argues that Katherine?s key role as ?daughter, sister, wife, widow and mother of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(kings? \(p. 158\) is greatly minimized by Elizabethan authors, reducing her to the recalcitrant object of Henry )] TJ ET endstream endobj 24 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 26 0 R 28 0 R 30 0 R 32 0 R 34 0 R ] /Contents 25 0 R >> endobj 25 0 obj << /Length 7372 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(V?s affections and a ?Desiring Dowager Queen? in her clandestine relationship with Owen Tudor. Logan )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(engages in extensive examination of the passages concerning Katherine in both texts in an attempt to tease )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(out the queen?s rightful place as an important dynastic link, connecting three dynasties and drawing together )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(England, France and Wales through her two marriages. Logan argues that Katherine?s near ?erasure? as a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Tudor ancestress demonstrate ?anxious reinscriptions of cultural and political heritage in the pursuit of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(national legitimation and imperialist justification? \(p. 158\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The next two papers, by co-editor Mihoko Suzuki and Elizabeth Ketner respectively, focus on the role of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(female authors in writing works which offer both veiled criticism of monarchs and political counsel in a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(comparison of the English and French courts. Suzuki?s paper ?Warning Elizabeth? looks at the use of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Catherine de Medici in Anne Dowriche?s )] TJ ET BT 236.636 656.165 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The French Historie )] TJ ET BT 337.628 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(as a means to provide political counsel, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(instead of a critique of female rule. Ketner?s paper takes the opposite perspective, examining the role )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Elizabeth I plays in a fictional work )] TJ ET BT 208.988 627.653 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(La Princesse de Cleves, )] TJ ET BT 326.636 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(written during the reign of Louis XIV. As )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mentioned previously, there is a strong tie to the first paper on Christine de Pizan?s treatment of Isabeau of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bavaria; Suzuki cites Pizan as a possible model of a female writer offering political counsel which Anne )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Dowriche may have been influenced by. Suzuki also cites the works of Mary Sidney and Elizabeth Cary and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(argues these authors demonstrate that ?women saw themselves as capable of acting as counselors, especially )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to female monarchs or consorts? \(p. 187\). While Elizabeth Tudor generally received a sympathetic treatment )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from Madame de Lafayette in )] TJ ET BT 180.308 542.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(La Princesse de Cleves )] TJ ET BT 294.956 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Ketner claims her allegation of Elizabeth?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(involvement in the execution of Mary Queen of Scots is used as a means of criticizing absolute monarchy )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and by extension Louis XIV. Ketner claims that ?by locating \(the criticism of Louis XIV\) in the historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(past, in a different country and in a female ruler?, Lafayette was able to safely disguise her critique of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(king and his absolutist rule \(p. 201\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In summary, the papers contained in this insightful collection are a valuable contribution to the fields of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(queenship, gender studies, early modern history and in some cases, literature. However, I would argue that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this collection would be better served by a different title, as the current one, a remnant of the conference )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from which these papers originate, does not adequately sum up the admirable contents of the volume. A )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(better title perhaps would be ?The Representation of Female Rule in Pre-Modern Europe? which I think )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(would both highlight the collection?s focus and include the clearly medieval sovereigns such as Isabeau of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bavaria. The collection would also benefit from the addition of a few supplementary papers on some of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(key female sovereigns of the early modern era, as mentioned previously, which would round out this volume )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and balance out the surfeit of papers on Elizabeth Tudor. Overall though, this is a worthy collection which )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(adds to our understanding of the lives and careers of these female rulers with particular regard to how they )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(wished to represent themselves and how our current perception of them is influenced by the ways in which )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(others have represented their rule.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The editors have decided not to comment on this review.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 240.867 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 210.250 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 210.245 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Women and Sovereignty)] TJ ET BT 180.656 210.245 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. Louise Olga Fradenburg\(Edinburgh, 1992\); Sharon Jansen )] TJ ET BT 488.276 210.245 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The )] TJ ET BT 64.016 195.989 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Monstrous Regiment of Women; Female Rulers in Early Modern Europe )] TJ ET BT 416.636 195.989 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(Basingstoke, 2002\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 516.296 195.989 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to )] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 516.296 194.595 m 556.292 194.595 l S BT 64.016 181.733 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 64.016 180.339 m 78.008 180.339 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 167.482 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 167.477 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Barbara F. Weissburger, )] TJ ET BT 184.316 167.477 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Isabel Rules; Constructing Queenship, Wielding Power)] TJ ET BT 450.968 167.477 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Minneapolis, MN, )] TJ ET BT 64.016 153.221 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2004\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 95.012 153.221 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 95.012 151.827 m 149.000 151.827 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 126.965 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Other reviews:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 112.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(scholarship)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 34.016 98.453 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi)] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.016 97.059 m 315.656 97.059 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 318.656 98.453 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2])] TJ ET 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.391 93.727 526.499 1.500 re S BT 34.016 75.947 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Source URL:)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 104.672 75.947 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/860)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 104.672 74.553 m 322.316 74.553 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 49.576 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Links:)] TJ ET endstream endobj 26 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 27 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 516.2957 194.9095 556.2917 206.7895 ] >> endobj 27 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 14 0 R >> endobj 28 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 29 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 64.0157 180.6535 78.0077 192.5335 ] >> endobj 29 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 14 0 R >> endobj 30 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 31 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 95.0117 152.1415 148.9997 164.0215 ] >> endobj 31 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 19 0 R >> endobj 32 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 33 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 34.0157 97.3735 315.6557 109.2535 ] >> endobj 33 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1011&context=clhist_facpub&sei-redir=1&referer=http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=the%20rule%20of%20women%20in%20early%20modern%20europe%20review&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CD4QFjAE&url=http%3A%2F%2Fengagedscholarship.csuohio.edu%2Fcgi%2Fviewcontent.cgi%3Farticle%3D1011%26context%3Dclhist_facpub&ei=4YRhUKW1LMbHtAa-2IGYCQ&usg=AFQjCNFXrFw7gyeqiOJ8smmY0I5WklSkoA#search="rule women early modern europe review") >> endobj 34 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 35 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 104.6717 74.8675 322.3157 86.7475 ] >> endobj 35 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/860) >> endobj 36 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 37 0 R >> endobj 37 0 obj << /Length 909 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.354 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([1] http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/item/4512)] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2] )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1011&context=clhist_facpub&sei-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(redir=1&referer=http%3A//www.google.co.uk/url%3Fsa%3Dt%26rct%3Dj%26q%3Dthe%2520rule%2520of%2520women%2520in%2520early%2520modern%2520europe%2520review%26source%3Dweb%26cd%3D5%26ved%3D0CD4QFjAE%26url%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fengagedscholarship.csuohio.edu%252Fcgi%252Fviewcontent.cgi%253Farticle%253D1011%2526context%253Dclhist_facpub%26ei%3D4YRhUKW1LMbHtAa-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.186 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2IGYCQ%26usg%3DAFQjCNFXrFw7gyeqiOJ8smmY0I5WklSkoA#search=%22rule%20women%20early%20modern%20europe%20review%22)] TJ ET endstream endobj xref 0 38 0000000000 65535 f 0000000008 00000 n 0000000073 00000 n 0000000119 00000 n 0000000349 00000 n 0000000386 00000 n 0000000550 00000 n 0000000639 00000 n 0000005183 00000 n 0000005292 00000 n 0000005402 00000 n 0000005511 00000 n 0000009072 00000 n 0000009200 00000 n 0000009284 00000 n 0000009313 00000 n 0000009441 00000 n 0000009477 00000 n 0000009561 00000 n 0000017815 00000 n 0000017845 00000 n 0000017973 00000 n 0000018009 00000 n 0000018074 00000 n 0000025568 00000 n 0000025680 00000 n 0000033105 00000 n 0000033233 00000 n 0000033288 00000 n 0000033414 00000 n 0000033469 00000 n 0000033596 00000 n 0000033651 00000 n 0000033777 00000 n 0000034303 00000 n 0000034429 00000 n 0000034524 00000 n 0000034589 00000 n trailer << /Size 38 /Root 1 0 R /Info 5 0 R >> startxref 35550 %%EOF