J.L. McIntosh

From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor 1516-1558

Author: J.L. McIntosh
J. L. McIntosh argues that Mary I and Elizabeth I were authority figures before they acceded to the English throne. As independent heads of households and property-owners, the Tudor princesses attained a social and political status usually reserved for elite men, showing that women could achieve agency through the management o