"The Queen's Hand is an extremely impressive work of empirical scholarship, addressing the career of a queen who enjoyed a remarkable partnership in power with her son Fernando III."-Simon Doubleday, Hofstra University "This is a substantial contribution to the historiography of medieval Iberian queens in its reevaluation of monarchy as the dynamic relationship between queen and king."-Theresa Earenfight, Seattle University
About the Author
Janna Bianchini teaches history at the University of Maryland.