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Eleanor of Aquitaine

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Eleanor of Aquitaine

  • Name and/or Title: Eleanor of Aquitaine
  • Married: King Henry II on 18 May 1152
  • Close family connections or relatives: Eleanor of Aquitaine was the daughter of William X, Duke of Aquitaine, and her mother was Aenor de Chatellerault

  • Title: Her title was Queen of England
  • Lifetime: This famous woman lived from 1122 1204
  • Famous children: King Richard I and King John
  • Facts about her life: Eleanor of Aquitaine was renowned for her her powerful personality and leading her sons in rebellion against their father, King Henry II. She was a patron of Music, Troubadours and the Arts during the Medieval times of the Middle Ages
  • Important historical events during her life: Second Crusade
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