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The book is a very good and interesting biography about Isabel of Portugal, who in her role as a Duchess of Burgundy played a Isabel of Burgundy book role in order to preserve the independence of the duchy from the Kingdom of France/5(8).
In Isabel of Burgundy, author Aline Taylor tells the dramatic story of Isabel's battle against the pro-French faction in Burgundy and its network of spies, her support of English monarch Edward IV during the Wars of the Roses, and her attempts to gain a crown for her adored son Charles/5(8).
Taylor's accessible Isabel of Burgundy book history sets Isabel's life and her struggles for personal and financial independence against the fascinating backdrop of civil war, family feuds a Isabel (), third wife of Philip the Good Duke of Burgundy, played a powerful role in the court politics and foreign affairs of this small duchy until her machinations led to her banishment/5.
Isabel of Burgundy is a colorful and compelling portrait of a Renaissance woman in a medieval world marked by almost perpetual warfare, court intrigue, plague, civil rebellion, and dynastic strife 4/5(2).
Isabel of Burgundy. Aline S. Taylor. Publication date. Topics. Isabelle de Portugal, duchesse de Bourgogne,Burgundy (France) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography., Burgundy (France) -- History -- House of Valois, : Recently, in reading the four volume series of books on the Valois Dukes of Burgundy by Richard Vaughan, I completed the one on Philip the Good and felt like I needed to revisit the life of Isabel in the context of her husband’s life and decided to re-read it.
It is surprising that Isabel of Burgundy has never had a biography before this book. Admittedly, the biography is a bit too full of speculation of how Isabel might have felt about her husbands philandering, her son's impetuosity that ended up destroying Burgundy's chances for independence, or the rebellious nature of her Flemish burghers/5(6).
Isabella of Portugal (24 October – 1 May ), also known as the Empress of the Carnation, was Holy Roman Empress, Queen consort of Spain, Germany, and Italy, and Lady of the Netherlands by her marriage to Emperor Charles was the regent of Spain because of her husband's constant travels through Europe, ensuring that the kingdom remained independent of imperial policies and.
Book Review: “Isabel of Burgundy” by Aline Taylor Posted on September 5, by Susan Abernethy The subtitle of this book is “The Duchess Who Played Politics in the Age of Joan of Arc, ”. I have to confess, I read this book a few years ago while doing some research.
Isabel (), third wife of Philip the Good Duke of Burgundy, played a powerful role in the court politics and foreign affairs of this small duchy until her machinations led to her banishment. Isabella of Austria (18 July – 19 January ), also known as Elizabeth, was queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden as the wife of King Christian was the daughter of King Philip I and Queen Joanna of Castile and the sister of Emperor Charles was.
This book is an exceptionally good book about Margaret of York, the last Duchess-consort of Burgundy from the Valois dynastie. This woman has to be seen in the context with her predecessor Isabel of Burgundy, who like her, fought for the independence of the duchy from the kingdom of s: 5.
Aline S. Taylor is the author of Isabel of Burgundy ( avg rating, 19 ratings, 3 reviews, published ) and The French Baron of Pentagouet ( avg /5(3).
Isabel of Burgundy. Lanham, Md.: Madison Books, © of betrothals and betrayals, of personal skirmishes and all-out war. Isabel of Burgundy is a colorful and compelling portrait of a Renaissance woman in a medieval world marked by almost perpetual warfare, court intrigue, plague.
Isabel of Burgundy: The Duchess Who Played Politics in the Age of Joan of Arc by Aline Taylor (, Trade Paperback). Isabella of France ( – 22 August ), sometimes described as the She-Wolf of France (French: Louve de France), was Queen of England as the wife of Edward II, and regent of England from until She was the youngest surviving child and only surviving daughter of Philip IV of France and Joan I of la was notable in her lifetime for her diplomatic skills, intelligence.
Isabella of Portugal (Isabel in Portuguese and Spanish) ( – 15 August ) was Queen consort of Castile and León. She was the mother of Queen Isabella I "the Catholic". I have to confess, I read this book a few years ago while doing some research.
Recently, in reading the four volume series of books on the Valois Dukes of Burgundy by Richard Vaughan, I completed the one on Philip the Good and felt like I needed to revisit the life of Isabel in the context of her husband’s life and decided to re-read it.
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Free shipping for many products. On Novemin Moulins-Engilbert, Bonne married the nephew of her late husband, Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy.
But the marriage was short-lived as Bonne died in Dijon on Septem She was buried in the monastery of Champmol in Dijon, the acropolis of the Dukes of the House of Valois and their families.
Isabel of Portugal. Maria Isabel fell pregnant quite quickly and gave birth to a daughter on 21 August Little María Luisa Isabel died at the age of four months on 9 January Maria Isabel became pregnant again not much later and went into labour on 26 December The baby was in a breech position, and the doctors soon realised that the child had died.
Isabel was to make a brilliant match to the Duke of Burgundy but not until she was into her thirties, very late for a Renaissance princess. Isabel was born on Febru in Evora. Her father was King John I of Portugal of the house of Aviz. Book Review: “Isabel of Burgundy” by Aline Taylor Posted on September 5, by Susan Abernethy The subtitle of this book is “The Duchess Who Played Politics in the Age of Joan of Arc, ”.
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Bookmark the permalink. Post navigation. Dukes of Burgundy (from left to right): Philip the Bold, 16th century, oil on panel, 41 × 30 cm (Hospice Comtesse, Lille); After Rogier van der Weyden, John the Fearless, 16th century, oil on panel, 41 × 30 cm (Hospice Comtesse, Lille); After Rogier van der Weyden, Philip the Good, c.x cm (Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon); Rogier van der Weyden, Charles the Bold, c.
oil. Isabella of Burgundy was a Portuguese princess who as Duchess of Burgundy played an important role in the political and economic policies of Burgundy in the 15th century.
Isabella was the only surviving daughter of John I of Portugal and his wife Philippa of Lancaster. Philippa was the daughter of John of Gaunt of England, the son of Edward III. Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy had married two women who both died before they had any children.
His Estates and subjects were clamoring for him to marry again and have children. Eventually he sent an ambassadorial delegation to Portugal to broker a marriage with King John I’s only daughter was thirty-two years old and had received an impeccable education due to her.
Infanta Isabel of Coimbra (Isabella of Portugal) (1 March – 2 December ) was a Portuguese infanta and a queen consort of Portugal as the first spouse of King Afonso V of Portugal. Cadet branch of the House of Burgundy.
Born: 1 March. From the corner of her eye she saw a flash of burgundy cloth. That didn't seem to matter as she took notes on a possible quicker way to make embroidering fabric a lot easier.
Then out of nowhere did Esteban sit down in front of her instead of his study. "Hi Isabel," he said as he got his own book. R. ogier van der Weyden was born in Tournai, present day Belgium, somewhere between / to (Clarke 44). Although little is known about the Netherlandish painter due to the lack of sources on his time, he mainly produced works comprising of religious triptychs, altarpieces and diptych portraits commissioned from, among others, Philip the Good, the Duke of Burgundy, Netherlandish.5 Works Popular (86 Members) Books 4 Reviews Philip the Bold: The Dukes of Burgundy by Richard Vaughan; John the Fearless: Isabel of Burgundy.
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