The Encomium Emmae Reginae is a political tract in praise, as its title suggests, of Queen Emma, daughter of Duke Richard I of Normandy, wife of King Ethelred the Unready from 1002 to 1016, and wife of the Danish conqueror King Cnut from 1017 to 1035. It is a primary source of the utmost importance for our understanding of the Danish conquest of England in the early eleventh century, and for the political intrigue in the years which followed the death of King Cnut in 1035. It offers a remarkable account of a woman who was ...

Encomium Emmae Reginae 2004, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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Encomium Emmae Reginae 1998, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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Encomium Emmae Reginae 1949, Royal Historical Society, London

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