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

Eleanor of Aquitaine – First wife of both Louis VII of France and Henry II of England. Queen of France from 1137 - Queen of England from 1154 - She had two daughters with Louis VII before they divorced. 8 known lines of descent.

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.

She's definitely one of us, reading in bed. Eleanor of Aquitaine's tomb effigy in Fontevrault Abbey, France. One of the most powerful women of the middle ages, by the time of her death in 1204 she had been queen consort of both France and England.

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 –1204) was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in Western Europe during the High Middle Ages. Eleanor of Aquitaine is the only woman to have been queen of both France and England.

Renaissance One of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages, Eleanor of Aquitaine was Countess of Poitou, Queen of France and later Queen of England. She influenced politics, sponsored the Courtly Love movement, and even went on Crusade.

Eleanor of Aquitaine -- Queen of France and Queen of England and mother & grandmother of Kings and Queens, Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the most powerful women in the world in the medieval era. She was first married to Louis VII of France, and then later had an annulment, and married Henry II of England (who would soon become King of England), just eight weeks after her annulment.

Eleanor was also thw queen of Henry II of England. She was one of the most powerful people in the Middle Ages.Wallpaper and background photos of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of Louis VII for fans of European History images.

The Eleanor of Aquitaine Vase.' It can now be seen on permanent display in the Louvre, the museum having acquired the piece in 1793 after the French Revolution. The object is known to have belonged to Eleanor of Aquitaine, who, having inherited it from her grandfather, William IX, gave it as a wedding gift to her first husband, Louis VII of France. In his turn, he gave it to Abbot Suger for his foundation of St. Denis, who used it as a communion vessel.

Eleanor Vase - at the Louvre. Her gift to Louis VII on the occasion of their marriage and her only known surviving artifact.

Eleanor of Aquitaine inherited her father's lands in 1137, and married Louis VII of France that same year. Their marriage was annulled in 1152. She then married Henry II of England, bearing him eight children including sons Richard (the Lion-Hearted) and John who would both become king. Eleanor promoted courtly culture, including troubadour songs, and was a savvy military adviser to her sons.

Eleanor of Aquitaine,wife of Henry II Mother to Richard the Lion Heart. My favorite Queen.

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.

Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of two kings: Louis VII of France Henry II of England, mother of two more: Richard the Lionhearted King John; she went on a Crusade with Louis ruled England temporarily in Richard's absence in the Holy Land.

Tombs of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II at Fontevraud Abbey.  Fontevraud Abbey or Fontevrault Abbey is a religious building hosting a cultural centre since 1975, the Centre Culturel de l'Ouest, in the village of Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, near Chinon, in Anjou, France

Tombs of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II at Fontevraud Abbey, France. Our great grandparents through the Sheffield, Mott, Thompson and Aldrich lines.

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I have always loved this painting and the others in his series. I love this time period in history. It's my favorite! Edmund Blair Leighton’s ‘The Accolade’ - Pre Raphaelite Art

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]

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

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

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.

<3 Eleanor stamp, 2004. Eleanor of Aquitaine married a King of France, then a King of England, went on a crusade, plotted, was imprisoned in a castle. She was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in Western Europe during the High Middle Ages. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_of_Aquitaine

Collectors Stamp of Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine (c. Queen of two kings: King Louis VII of France and Queen of King Henry II of England.

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