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Eleanor of Aquitaine : by the wrath of God, Queen of England

Author: Alison Weir
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fresh and provocative biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine, one of the most controversial personalities of the Middle Ages. Married in turn to Louis VII of France and Henry II of England, she was mother of Richard the Lionheart and King John. She lived to be 82 and became virtual ruler of England.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weir, Alison.
Eleanor of Aquitaine.
London : Jonathan Cape, 1999
(OCoLC)607377578
Named Person: Eleanor, Queen consort of Henry II King of England.; Eleanor, of Aquitaine Queen consort of Henry II King of England; Eleanor, of Aquitaine Queen consort of Henry II King of England
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Weir
ISBN: 0224044249 9780224044240
OCLC Number: 41503846
Awards: Winner of Good Book Guide Awards: Biography 2000.
Description: xix, 444 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Alison Weir.

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