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Eleanor of Aquitaine

A Biography

by Marion Meade

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • British & Irish history: c 1000 to c 1500,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Royalty,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • England,
  • France,
  • Women,
  • General,
  • Medieval,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9303564M
    ISBN 100140153381
    ISBN 109780140153385

    She immediately moved to Paris where she lived in an already hundreds of years old castle built by early Franks. Meltzer, Milton. During her imprisonment, Eleanor became more and more distant from her sons, especially from Richard, who had always been her favorite. From the window of her castle in Poitiers where she spent much of her childhood, she would have seen the lands, fields, and rivers rolling on for miles. Firstborn William died when he was 3 years old.

    Next to speak is Matilda-Empress, mother of Henry, the handsome duke of Normandy. When Henry died, Richard became king, and Eleanor, now 67, was released from prison and dedicated her time and energy to turning Richard into a great king. And so the legend grew. Eleanor supposedly offered her a choice—she could die by a dagger to the heart, or by drinking poison. Archbishop Samson received assurances from Louis that Eleanor's lands would be restored to her.

    His sources no longer exist, and he alone mentions this birth. Eleanor, aged 12 to 15, then became the duchess of Aquitaine, and thus the most eligible heiress in Europe. Activities Eleanor was enchanted with the mosaics in Constantinople. Pixabay


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Eleanor of Aquitaine by Marion Meade Download PDF Ebook

Eleanor and Henry sometimes traveled together, and sometimes Henry left Eleanor as regent for him in England when he traveled alone.

He begins by defining the role of medieval queens and how Eleanor fits the image. King Henry II laid the found-ation for the court system in England. Though intended for a young audience, this book is an excellent Eleanor of Aquitaine book for introducing older students to the training and responsibilities of a knight in the Middle Ages.

Tragically, William and his mother died when he was just 4 years old, most likely from tuberculosis. By all accounts, Eleanor's father ensured that she had the best possible education.

Attempts were made to claim Toulousethe rightful inheritance of Eleanor's grandmother Philippa of Toulousebut they ended in failure.

Here she offers a well-researched introduction to an extraordinary woman Eleanor of Aquitaine book an interesting period in history. If you will promise to do this, I in return promise to entreat the merciful Lord to grant you offspring.

When his father's ring Eleanor of Aquitaine book sent to him, he begged that his father would show mercy to his mother, and that all his companions would plead with Henry to set her free.

When war broke out between John and Philip, Eleanor declared her support for John and set out from Fontevraud to her capital Poitiers to prevent her grandson Arthur I, Duke Eleanor of Aquitaine book Brittanyposthumous son of Eleanor's son Geoffrey and John's rival for the English throne, from taking control.

Eleanor's grandfather, William IX of Aquitainegave her this rock crystal vase, which she gave to Louis as a wedding gift. From a very young age, Eleanor was headstrong and determined, intelligent and quick to learn. Instrumental during the organizing phases of the crusade, Eleanor, now the queen of France, recruited vassals and knights and coerced others, including women, to join them in their attempt to take control of Jerusalem.

Copy URL. A marriage between Henry and Eleanor's daughter Marie had earlier been declared impossible due to their status as third cousins once removed. After their return to France and a short-lived reconciliation, their marriage was annulled in March When Richard died, the Archbishop of Canterbury and Justiciar of England convinced the English barons to pass Arthur over in favor of John, on the grounds that John was more experienced and knew more about England than Arthur did.

Upon reaching Bordeaux, he left them in the charge of the archbishop of Bordeauxone of his few loyal vassals. Playing Favorites Eleanor certainly must have loved all of her children or at least the ones she had with Henrybut Richard was by far her favorite.

Henry II died in and Richard, thought to be Eleanor's favorite among her sons, became king. Eleanor supported her uncle's desire to re-capture the nearby County of Edessathe objective of the Crusade.

She would eventually become the queen of France, the queen of England and lead a crusade to the Holy Land. Richard was also most like his mother and inherited her love of music and poetry.

Why was Eleanor's marriage to Louis considered "a marriage of pomp and pocketbook"? According to Capellanus, the women decided that it was not at all likely. While there, the queen met with Bernard of Clairvaux, demanding that he use his influence with the Pope to have the excommunication of Petronilla and Raoul lifted, in exchange for which King Louis would make concessions in Champagne and recognize Pierre de la Chatre as archbishop of Bourges.

Hugues de Toucy, archbishop of Senspresided, and Louis and Eleanor were both present, as were the archbishop of Bordeaux and Rouen. For this reason Henry summoned Eleanor to Normandy in the late summer of Since her marriage to Louis produced no sons, when they ended their marriage, her lands and title reverted back to her.

How does Konigsburg use humor to add color to Eleanor's story?Apr 06,  · Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Biography [Marion Meade] on magicechomusic.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Marion Meade has told the story of Eleanor, wild, devious, from a thoroughly historical but different point of view: a woman's point of view.

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