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Seal of Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine's effigy at Fontrevault. Queen of France and England, she was known for her passion for reading

ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE (c.1122-d.1204). Close up of head dress on her tomb

"Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. ."

Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of Henry II of England - kings-and-queens Photo

Eleanor of Aquitaine Queen of France, Queen of England, Mother & Grandmother of Kings and Queens Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the most powerful women in the world in the medieval era. Married first to the King of France -- and divorced from him in part because she had no sons -- she went on to have sons and daughters with her second husband, King Henry II of England.

Eleanor of Aquitaine...The only woman to be a Queen of both England and of France.

Margaret of France (French: Marguerite de France or Marguerite de Valois, 1553 – 1615) was Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. A royal princess of France by birth, she was the last of the House of Valois.,Daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. Queen of 2 countries, for she had married King Henry III of Navarre who became King Henry IV of France.