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ELEANOR OF CASTILE, QUEEN OF ENGLAND by The Lost Gallery, via Flickr. Eleanor of Castile, Queen consort of England. She was queen consort of King Edward I Longshanks Plantagenet. http://www.EleanorofAquitaine.Net

Queen Ankesenamun's figure as a goddess guarding.

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Berengaria of Navarre (1165/1170 - 1230). Wife of Richard I, the Lion heart. Queen of England from 1191 - 1199. She never set foot in England during her reign as queen, and only saw her husband about six months of their marriage. http://www.eleanorofaquitaine.net

Queen Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI and Queen Consort. ca. XV.

A list of people buried at the Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula inside the Tower of London. Includes Bishop John Fisher, Sir Thomas More, George Boleyn, Queen Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell, Queen Katherine Howard, and Lady Jane Gray among many others.

Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, daughter of Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland

An illustration of "Henry Fitzempress, Count of Anjou, Touraine and Maine. Duke of Normandy and the Aquitaine, King of England," with Eleanor of Aqutaine, Duchess of Poitou and Gascony, Queen of England and former Queen of France. When they met he was 18 and she was probably 27. She had nine children, seven survived to maturity, as did two princesses of France. They the illustration shows the couple appearing before King Louis, no written record survives saying they ever did.

Eleanor of Aquitaine's effigy like the one at Fontrevault. www.eleanorofaquitaine.net

Seal of Alienor of Aquitaine. See, it says Alienor. http://www.EleanorofAquitaine.Net

King John at Worcester Cathedral, the same church where Eleanor and Henri vowed never to wear crowns except for Holy events. http://www.eleanorofaquitaine.net

Pontifical-style hose made for William II of Sicily, ca 1166-1189. Eleanor's daughter Joanna marries him. Eleanor would have seen this a much more meeting Roger, William's father on her voyage home. www.eleanorofaquitaine.net

The Lewis chessmen top: king, queen, bishop middle: knight, rook, pawn bottom: closeup of queen. The Lewis Chessmen (or Uig Chessmen, named after the bay where they were found) are a group of 78 12th-century chess pieces, most of which are carved in walrus ivory. Discovered in 1831 on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Eleanor of Aquitaine : The Voyage West