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Eleanor of aquitaine

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Eleanor of Aquitaine. Medieval Queen. Middle ages costumes

Eleanor of Aquitaine of the House of Poitiers, was first Queen of France, then Queen of England. One of the most influential women of the Middle Ages.

Henry II had Eleanor imprisoned for the next 16 years. In 1189, Henry died and Eleanor of Aquitaine's favorite son, Richard the Lionheart, became king (his older brother Henry had already died). Richard soon went away on the Third Crusade, leaving his mother as regent of England.   Eleanor survived Richard and lived long into the reign of her youngest son, King John. Like his brother, King John respected his mother and heeded her advice so that even at the age of 77,

Heir at 15 to the vast realm of Aquitaine, Eleanor was quite a character. First queen of France and then queen of England Eleanor of Aquitaine had high standards.

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By Mevanou Verch Reys Yriskynit AKA Tina M Comroe © 2013 The Art of writing a letter certainly did not fall from the sky; it has been honed down through the centuries, from a beginning in clay tabl…

Eleanor of Aquitaine, abbaye de Fontevraud - Maine et Loire

Queen of England, wife of Henry II, moter of Richard the LionHearted & King John. One the great rulers, diplomats, and minds of history.

Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the most powerful and fascinating personalities of feudal Europe. At age 15 she married Louis VII, King of France. A few years later she annulled her marriage to Louis VII and eventually married Henry II of England.

Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the most powerful and fascinating personalities of feudal Europe. At age 15 she married Louis VII, King of France, bringing into the union her vast possessions from...