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Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Author: Jean Flori
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1124-1204) still fascinates and intrigues historians today. In this book, Jean Flori writes the full story of this "unruly and rebellious" queen who was determined, in spite of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: 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: Jean Flori
ISBN: 9780748622955 0748622950 0748622969 9780748622962
OCLC Number: 176796453
Description: 397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Eleanor and her biographers: history, legend and ideology; Part 1 Eleanor down the centuries: an essay in critical biography; 1 Childhood, Lineage and Marriage; 2 Eleanor, Queen of France; 3 Duchess of Aquitaine and Normandy; 4 Queen of England; 5 Eleanor the Rebel; 6 The Captive Queen; 7 The Queen and the Next Queen; 8 'Eleanor, By the Wrath of God, Queen of England'; 9 Eleanor and John; Part 2 Controversies: the story expands; 10 History, attitudes and psychology: The Antioch Incident; 11 Eleanor and Courtly Love; 12 Eleanor's Power and Patronage; 13 The Plantagenet Court and the World of King Arthur.
Responsibility: Jean Flori ; translated by Olive Classe.


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