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Eleanor of Aquitaine : a life

Author: Alison Weir
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A biography of one of the most influential women of the Middle Ages discusses her marriages to Louis VII of France and Henry II of England, and her later efforts to secure the throne of England for her sons.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Weir, Alison, 1951-
Eleanor of Aquitaine.
New York : Ballantine Books, 2000
(OCoLC)639370032
Named Person: Eleanor, of Aquitaine Queen consort of Henry II King of England; Louis, King of France; Henry, King of England; Eleonore (von Aquitanien); Eleanor, of Aquitaine Queen consort of Henry II King of England; Henry, King of England; Louis, King of France
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Weir
ISBN: 0345405404 9780345405401
OCLC Number: 42736345
Description: xxi, 441 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: 18 May 1152 --
"Opulent Aquitaine" --
"A Model of Virtue" --
"Counsel of the Devil" --
"To Jerusalem!" --
"A Righteous Annulment" --
"A Happy Issue" --
"All the Business of the Kingdom" --
"Eleanor, by the Grace of God, Queen of England" --
"The King Has Wrought a Miracle" --
"Conjectures Which Grow Day by Day" --
"The Holy Martyr" --
"The Cubs Shall Awake" --
"Beware of Your Wife and Sons" --
"Poor Prisoner" --
"Shame, Shame on a Conquered King!" --
"The Eagle Shall Rejoice in Her Third Nesting" --
"The Admiration of Her Age" --
"The Devil Is Loosed!" --
"The Staff of My Old Age" --
"The Most Reverend Eleanor" --
"The Brood of the Wicked Shall Not Thrive" --
"A Candle Goeth Out."
Responsibility: Alison Weir.
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A biography of one of the most influential women of the Middle Ages discusses her marriages to Louis VII of France and Henry II of England, and her later efforts to secure the throne of England for her sons.

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