Research Interests

Tudor History - Elizabethan Studies - Queenship Studies -  Monarchical Representations - Anglo-French Relations - Diplomatic Studies

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Upcoming Projects


Academic Monograph:

Elizabeth I of England Through Valois Eyes: Power, Representation, and Diplomacy in the Reign of the Queen 1558-1588 (Palgrave Macmillan, November 2018)

Academic latest edited collection:

Remembering Queens and Kings in Early Modern France and England: Reputation, Reinterpretation, and Reincarnation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)

Academic latest journal article:

Catherine de Medici’s Grandmotherhood: The Building of Emotional and Political Intergenerational Relationships, Renaissance Studies Journal, Vol. 34:3; 412-429.

Public Engagement:

23 June 2020: Wellcome Collection: "The Celebrity Physician and the Plague"

18 June 2020: BBC News and BBC World News: French Resistance Anniversary

20 May 2020: ARTUK Charles de Lorme: French Physician and Inventor of the "Plague Prevention Costume"

13 May 2020: The Valois Dynasty - HistoryHit Youtube Live

Next academic research project:

Royal Favourites
Scandal and Political Allegiances at Early Modern Courts

In preparation.

Public History

Dr Paranque is currently working on a project for a trade book with her agent Rachel Conway from Georgina Capel Associates.
Announcement to be made soon.

© 2019 Dr Estelle Paranque