Eleanor of Aquitaine was born in France of 1122, to parents William X, the Duke of Aquitaine and Aenor de Chatellerault. In 1130, Eleanor’s mother, brother and sister died, and on Good Friday 1137, her father died at Compostela. 408 more words
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Eleanor of Aquitaine: Why we shouldn’t forget the medieval era when searching for our most powerful queens.
On the 9th September, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed Queen Victoria as the longest reigning British monarch. Journalists marked the event with comparisons between the two queens , whilst some historians chose to look back to the Tudor queens of England; Mary and Elizabeth . 1,553 more words