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Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204). One of the most powerful women in European history. Wife of two kings (Louis VII king of France Henry II Plantagenet king of England) and mother of other three (Henry the Young King, Richard I Lionheart John I Lackland). Joined her military on the Crusades. Spent 16 years imprisoned. Poisoned her husband's mistress. Died a nun at 82 years old.

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Eleanor of Aquitaine(1122–1204) and King Henry II Plantagenet ( 1133 - 1189). They had 5 sons, and 3 daughters.

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Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 or 1124 – 1 April 1204) was Queen Consort of France,and also Queen Consort of England. She was one of the most powerful women in Middle Ages. In 1157 she gave birth to her favorite son Richard the Lionheart. She outlived all her children except for King John and Eleanor, Queen of Castile. Eleanor of Aquitaine was renowned for her powerful personality and leading her sons in rebellion against their father, King Henry II.

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Nice portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, holding her rock crystal vase. It was given to her by her grandfather, William IX of Aquitaine, and she later gave it to Louis VII as a wedding present. It still survives, and is on display in the Louvre museum. Eleanor of Aquitaine by *dashinvaine on deviantART

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Eleanor_of_Aquitaine_wikibar.emf. One powerful woman!

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Eleanor of Aquitaine between her son-Richard I and 2nd husband Henry II Tomb effigy at Fontevrault, France

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The obverse of Eleanor's seal. She is identified as Eleanor, by the Grace of God, Queen of the English, Duchess of the Normans. The legend on the reverse calls her Eleanor, Duchess of the Aquitanians and Countess of the Angevins.[13]

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Eleanor of Aquitaine, 1122-1204, the most powerful woman of the high middle ages, mother to three Plantagenet kings, Henry (the young king), Richard the Lionheart and John.

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Eleanor of Aquitaine great grandmother of Eleanor de Moubray who married Baron de la Warr. Married to Henry II and before that to Louis VII of France. Mother of Richard the Lonheart, and King John to name two of her children, also Matilda of Saxony. King John was the father of Henry 111, who was the grandfather of Joan of Lancaster, mother of Eleanor of Moubary, wife of the baron de la Warr

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Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of two kings: Louis VII of France & Henry II of England, mother of two more: Richard the Lionhearted & Nasty King John (yes, that's his official title, in my book, anyway); she went on a Crusade with Louis & ruled England temporarily in Richard's absence in the Holy Land.

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