Monthly Archives: December 2014

The first issue of the Royal Studies Journal


The first issue of the Royal Studies Journal is out now.

This issue features articles by Carole Levin, Cinzia Recca and Nadia van Pelt as well as six book reviews of recent publications in the field of royal studies. Please take a look at

The Royal Studies Journal is a peer-reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary and international journal for the field of Royal Studies, and will be published twice a year. Articles can be submitted in French, Spanish, Portuguese and German, although English is preferred. Book reviews will also be featured. Shorter notices, news items and conference reports you’ll find here in this place.

Please visit to find out more about the journal and how to submit articles to the RSJ. If you wish to contact us with any queries about the journal, suggestions of upcoming/recent works in the field to review or the submissions process, please email us at


Content Issue No. 1


Carole Levin “Elizabeth’s Ghost: The afterlife of the Queen in Stuart England”

Cinzia Reccia “Maria Carolina and Marie Antoinette: Sisters and Queens in the mirror of Jacobin Public Opinion”

Nadia Therese van Pelt “Teens and Tudors: the pedagogy of royal studies”

Book Reviews

Carey Fleiner “Review: Lott, Death and Dynasty in Early Imperial Rome”

Stephen Donnachie “Review: Perry, John of Brienne: King of Jerusalem”

Sean McGlynn “Review: Richardson, The Fields of Cloth of Gold”

Elena Woodacre “Review: Cruz and Galli (eds.), Early Modern Hapsburg Women”

Estelle Paranque “Review: Knecht, Hero or Tyrant? Henri III, King of France”

Charlotte Backerra “Review: Aikin, A Ruler’s Consort in Early Modern Germany”