Dr Gabrielle Storey is a historian of medieval queenship, specialising in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.

Gabrielle completed her PhD in Medieval History at the University of Winchester in 2020, with her thesis “Co-Rulership, Co-operation and Competition: Queenship in the Emerging Angevin Domains, 1135-1230.” She is currently working on a biography of Berengaria of Navarre, queen of England. Gabrielle is passionate about the histories of co-rulership, queenship, gender, and sexuality, and perceptions of power.

She is currently an Early Career Member of the Royal Historical Society and was the ECR Editorial Intern (2021-22) for the Historical Association’s History journal. Gabrielle is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Winchester.

Her public engagement work includes a biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine for BBC History Revealed magazine, and participation on the BBC Sounds You’re Dead To Me podcast on the same topic. She has also taken part in the podcasts Rex Factor and History Hack on the Angevin queens and royal women. She is the Chair and Public Engagement Officer for the London Society for Medieval Studies at the Institute of Historical Research, UK. Gabrielle has taught at university level for six years, and is committed to engaging both scholars and public with history. She is the founder, digital content officer, and co-contributor of Team Queens (2020-22), an educational history blog focussed on global queenship.

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