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Series 1

She-Wolves: England's Early Queens

  • Matilda and Eleanor

    A study of early gender politics with Dr Helen Caster. Hear how Matilda's bid for the English crown failed, while Eleanor of Aquitaine gained power in her 70s.

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  • Isabella and Margaret

    Helen Castor reveals all about how two self-assertive French girls - Isabella of France and Margaret of Anjou - came to power in England, over a century apart.

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  • Jane, Mary and Elizabeth

    Helen Castor concludes her compelling study of epoch-defining queens with a look at a trio of Tudors - Jane, Mary and Elizabeth - who endured mixed fortunes.

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