Excellent, Primary, princess, royalty, medieval times, fact vs. fiction, fairytale
To be a princess you live in a beautiful castle, wear fancy ball gowns, and go to charm school every day. That’s what stories tell you, anyway. But Beatrice is a real medieval princess, and her life is not quite what we imagine from fairytales. A dirty stone castle, horseback riding and archery, and arranged marriages for political advantage is more like it. How funny that little girls dream of being princesses, while real life princesses may have just wished that they were you!
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
"Who Wants to Be a Princess?: What It Was Really Like to Be a Medieval Princess,"
Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 39
, Article 107.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr/vol39/iss1/107