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Eleanor of Aquitaine, the mother queen

by Desmond Seward

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • Queens

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDesmond Seward
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA209.E6 S45 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24663767M
    ISBN 100880290552
    ISBN 109780880290555
    OCLC/WorldCa28532431

    Get this from a library! Eleanor of Aquitaine: the mother queen. [Desmond Seward] -- This volume is a biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine (ca) one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in Western Europe during the High Middle Ages. First, she became First Lady of France.   She was Queen consort of France () and England () and Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right. She is remembered as "mother of kings" and "queen of kings". Eleanor Of Aquitaine ( ) Eleanor was born around and died in

    Author: Desmond Seward: Publisher: Newton Abbot [England]: David & Charles, © Edition/Format: Print book: Biography: State or province government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Eleanor, -- of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, -- ? Eleanor of Aquitaine - Ebook written by Desmond Seward. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Eleanor of Aquitaine.2/5(1).

    In Les Annales d’Aquitaine the seventeenth-century historian Jean Bouchet claims that queen Eleanor was cast off. He describes how she waited in anguish outside the council chamber and collapsed when she heard the verdict, remaining in a faint for two hours, and how when she revived she defended herself in a passionate speech. Genre/Form: Biography History Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Seward, Desmond, Eleanor of Aquitaine, the mother queen. Newton Abbot [Eng.


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