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Queen Eleanor

Independent Spirit of the Medieval World

by Polly Schoyer Brooks

  • 226 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7469054M
ISBN 100395981395
ISBN 109780395981399

Queen Eleanor: Independent Spirit of the Medieval World recounts the life of this famous medieval Schoyer Brooks adopts a chronological approach in presenting Eleanor’s life, from. An account of Queen Eleanor which describes her dramatic life as a queen, her marriages, and her contributions to that period Ex Chronico Aquitaniæ, quod ab aliis dicitur Fragmentum Chronicæ Lemovicensis, ex codice Memmiano by Eleanor (Book).

: The Secret Queen: Eleanor Talbot, the Woman Who Put Richard III on the Throne: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend : $ Rosamond stares at the flask of poison held b the Queen, recognising her doom. Note- this legend makes an attractive picture, but is contradicted by historic al fact. Henry imprisoned Queen Eleanor from for supporting the rebellion of two of her sons against their father. Rosamund entered a nunnery in or and died there in Author: Evelyn De Morgan.

  Directed by Daniel Birt. With Bernadette O'Farrell, Jill Esmond, Alexander Gauge, Archie Duncan. Queen Elanor arrives back in England and engages Robin and his men to protect her while she travels around the country. This enrages the Sheriff of Nottingham who constructs a 7/10(1). Check out this great listen on Eleanor of Aquitaine. A loving mother. A betrayed wife. A queen beyond compare. Eleanor of Aquitaine's story is legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive - until now. Based on the most u.


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Queen Eleanor by Polly Schoyer Brooks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Loved this book. I found out in December through family history that I'm a descendent of Queen Eleanor. I had a daughter last month and named her Eleanor, after Queen Eleanor, our ancestor. I read this book to know more about who she was and wow. I picked a great lady to name my daughter after!!.

Great read!/5(39). "This biography of Queen Eleanor, by Polly Brooks, is simply fascinating. It follows the life of Eleanor as she grows up to become a great ruler. It is mixed with facts about medieval life, and is quite beneficial and well-written.

I wouldn't recommend it for under nine year olds; there are minor scandals and it would probably be too hard to read/5(17). Eleanor of Castile ( – 28 November ) was an English queen consort, the first wife of Edward I, whom she married as part of a political deal to affirm English sovereignty over Gascony.

The marriage was known to be particularly close, and Eleanor travelled extensively with her husband. She was with him on the Ninth Crusade, when he was wounded at Acre, but the popular story of her Father: Ferdinand III of Castile.

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To Be Queen: A Novel of the Early Life of Eleanor of Aquitaine (An Eleanor of Aquitaine Novel)/5(38). Eleanor of Aquitaine Becomes Queen of France.

Louis and Eleanor were married in Julybut had little time to get to know one another before Louis’ father the king fell ill and died.

Eleanor the Queen book. Read 45 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Eleanor is young, high-spirited, supremely intelligent, heiress t /5.

Queen Eleanor is a character from The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men. She is the Queen of England and King Richard and Prince John's mother.

When her eldest son, King Richard prepares to leave for the Crusade while her youngest son, Prince John is left to govern his kingdom in his absence, Queen Eleanor is asked by one of King Richard's loyal knights, the Earl of Huntingdon, to take Alignment: Good.

Eleanor of Aquitaine ( – 1 April ) was queen consort of France (–) and England (–) and Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right (–). As a member of the Ramnulfids (House of Poitiers) rulers in southwestern France, she was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in western Europe during the High Middle was patron of literary figures such as Burial: Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud.

Born inEleanor refused to be confined by the traditional gender roles of her time. She became well educated, gaining political and governing know-how from her father, William X, duke of Aquitaine, and armed herself with the skills necessary to become an influential queen-first of France, and later, England.3/5(2).

Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen consort of both Louis VII of France (–52) and Henry II of England (–) and mother of Richard I (the Lion-Heart) and John of England. She was perhaps the most powerful woman in 12th-century Europe.

Learn more about Eleanor of Aquitaine in this article. Eleanor makes a memorable appearance in BANNERS OF GOLD, and I was delighted to find not only another novel by this talented author, but one that tells the full story of the extraordinary queen, from her youth to her old Kaufman strikes just the right tone.5/5(5).

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. Everything you need to know: book description, quotes from the book, about the author and much more. Find out how an introverted mom too scared to admit how many books she reads a year embraced the book life and became the Booklist Queen.

Eleanor Herman is the New York Times Bestselling author of Sex with Kings, as well as three other works of nonfiction: Sex with the Queen, Mistress of the Vatican, and King Peggy.

Obsessed by all things royal and historical, she lives in McLean, Virginia with her Brand: Harlequin. Eleanor Herman is the New York Times bestselling author of Sex with Kings, Sex with the Queen, and several other works of popular has hosted Lost Worlds for The History Channel, The Madness of Henry VIII for the National Geographic Channel, and is now filming her second season of America: Fact vs.

Fiction for The American Heroes Channel/5(68). Sex with the Queen Years of Vile Kings, Virile Lovers, and Passionate Politics. by Eleanor Herman. On Sale: 06/26/ Book your table online at Queen Eleanor and enjoy our selection of food and drink at your local Hungry Horse. Queen Elinor is the deuteragonist of the Disney•Pixar animated feature film, Brave.

She is the queen of the Scottish kingdom of DunBroch, sharing the throne alongside her husband, King Fergus.

She is the mother to Merida and three younger triplet sons, Harris, Hubert, and Hamish. A vision of grace, wisdom and strength of character, Queen Elinor is fiercely dedicated to the well-being of Affiliations: Queen Consort of DunBroch.

The Summer Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine - Ebook written by Elizabeth Chadwick. 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 The Summer Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine/5(13).

Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine is sitting on a cloud surrounded by friends and family, waiting for the arrival of her second husband, King Henry II of England. Henry died long before Eleanor, but his life on earth was filled with rather questionable behavior, and he has had to spend some time in Hell.

In MayEleanor of Aquitaine married Henry Fitz-Empress. Henry was the Duke of Normandy through his mother, Empress Matilda, and count of Anjou through his was also the heir to the throne of England as settlement of the conflicting claims of his mother Empress Matilda (Empress Maud), daughter of Henry I of England, and her cousin, Stephen, who had seized the throne of England at.

Buy a cheap copy of The Queen from Provence book by Jean Plaidy. Marguerite, eldest daughter of the Count of Provence, had married a king of France - and now her sister Eleanor is determined to make just as grand a match. Good Free shipping over $/5(5).Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Life and Legacy of Medieval Europe’s Most Famous Queen attempts to provide an unbiased look at Eleanor's life by exploring the achievements and trials of the duchess-queen and deconstructing the “black legends” and other compelling tales that continue to envelop her to this day.

You will learn about Eleanor of Aquitaine like never before.Full-length portrait of Queen Eleanor with her hair styled in the medieval fashion and holding a scepter. Keywords: s, 20th century, black & white, children's book, female, portrait, queen, Robin Hood.