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Eleanor of Aquitaine- The Twice and Cougar Queen

We are beginning our series on famous women with one of the most famous (and infamous) women ever to live- Eleanor of Aquitaine, the medieval queen. 2,106 more words

Eleanor Of Aquitaine

William Marshal - Special Episode

In our second special episode, we review the life and times of the medieval knight and courtier, William (the) Marshal. His extraordinary career sees him serve Henry II, Richard the Lionheart, John and the young Henry III as well as encompassing the world of tournaments and the emerging concept of knighthood and chivalry. 3,657 more words

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Bernard never wrote to Eleanor , but he sent six letters to her husband, Louis VII. In not one of these letters does he so much as mention her.

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April 1st 1204 The Death of Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor was a very wealthy woman and one of the most powerful and influential women of the twelfth century. 1,793 more words

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Queens that deserve their own television shows: Part two

      Matilda Empress of England 1102-1167

It greatly surprises me that Matilda hasn’t been a main subject in historical films or television, last appearing in the adaptation of Ken Follett  1,541 more words

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And the winner is:

Celticlady!

The excerpt is true and the winner has been contacted. Celticlady was among those who guessed correctly. Thank you to all those who participated.

Confusing Eleanor

Today (1st April) is the anniversary of the death of the most remarkable woman in history. Eleanor of Aquitaine was the only woman ever to wear the crowns of both England and France. 660 more words

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