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She-wolves: England's early queens.

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Author Castor, Helen
Title She-wolves [videorecording] : England's early queens.
Publisher/Date South Yarra, Vic : Madman Entertainment [distributor], 2012.
Pagination etc. 1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 165 min) : col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents note "SBS1526"
Creation Note Series produced and directed by Lucy Swingler.
Performer note Written and presented by Helen Castor.
Summary Note "In the medieval and Tudor world there was no question in people's minds about the order of God's creation - men ruled and women didn't. A king was a warrior who literally fought to win power then battled to keep it. Yet despite everything that stood in their way, a handful of extraordinary women did attempt to rule medieval and Tudor England. In this series, historian Dr Helen Castor explores seven queens who challenged male power, the fierce reactions they provoked and whether the term 'she wolves' was deserved. Helen Castor looks at what happened when England was faced not just with inadequate kings, but no kings at all. In 1553, for the first time in English history all the contenders for the crown were female. In the lives of these three Tudor queens - Jane, Mary and Elizabeth - she explores how each woman struggled in turn with wearing a crown that was made for a male head. Elizabeth I seemed to show that not only could a woman rule, but could do so gloriously. But at what cost?"
Target audience note Rated: PG.
Language note In English. Subtitles: English for the hard of hearing.
Subject - Name Mary -- Queen of England -- I, 1516-1558
Elizabeth -- I, Queen of England, 1533-1603
Lady
Subject Queens -- England -- History
Monarchy -- Great Britain -- History
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Added Author Castor, Helen
Swingler, Lucy
Shelf Location DVD 942.03 CAST
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