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 monograph on Angevin co-rulership, based on her thesis. Gabrielle is passionate about the histories of queenship, gender, and sexuality, and perceptions of power.
She is currently an Early Career Member of the Royal Historical Society and the ECR Editorial Intern for the Historical Association’s History journal. Gabrielle is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of East Anglia and the University of Winchester.
She is currently working on a biography of Berengaria of Navarre for Routledge’s Lives of Royal Women series. Her research interests are co-rulership with an emphasis on queenship, sexuality, memory, and gender history.
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 Public Engagement Officer for the London Society for Medieval Studies at the Institute of Historical Research, UK. Gabrielle has taught at university level for five 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, an educational history blog focussed on global queenship.
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