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The queen replaced the vizier on the chessboard in Eleanor's era.
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She has been played by Martita Hunt in The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952)
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Katharine Houghton Hepburn played Eleanor of Aquitaine in 1968 (for which Hepburn won the Academy Award for Best Actress and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama). www.eleanorofaqui...
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Katharine Hepburn in "The Lion In Winter" 1968 Avco/Embassy. Photo by Bob Willoughby.
Katharine Houghton Hepburn played Eleanor of Aquitaine in 1968 (for which Hepburn won the Academy Award for Best Actress and the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama).
Philippe Auguste et Richard Cœur de Lion reçoivent les clés d'Acre (1191). Grandes Chroniques de France France, Paris, XIVe siècle Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits. www.eleanorofaqui...
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Philippe Auguste et Richard Cœur de Lion reçoivent les clés d'Acre (1191). Grandes Chroniques de France France, Paris, XIVe siècle Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits
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The Briolette of India is a colorless diamond (90.38 carats), thought to date from the 12th century, when it was first acquired by Eleanor of Aquitaine, then Queen consort of King Louis VII of France (1137-52). This makes the Briolette of India the oldest diamond on record in the world. www.eleanorofaqui...
On MATILDA OF FLANDERS: “She was even more distinguished for the purity of her mind and manners than for her illustrious lineage… She united beauty with gentle breeding and all the graces of Christian holiness.”- The Anglo-Norman chronicler, Orderic Vitalis (1075 – 1142) www.eleanorofaqui...
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Matilda of Flanders "This nineteenth-century engraving showing her wearing a mantle of the type she wore for her wedding". 25th great grandmother of Emily Seagle
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Mathilda Plantagenet & Henry the Lion. Daughter of Henry II and Eleanore of Aquitaine 1156 -1189. Married at age 12 for 27 years. Character in Eleanor of Aquitaine (books 4,5,6) www.eleanorofaqui...
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Tomb of Mathilda Plantagenet (right), daughter of Henry II and Eleanore of Aquitaine. Birth:1156 Death: Jun. 28, 1189 Princess of England. Married the 27 years older Henry the Lion, Duke of Brunswick on Feb 1, 1168. She became the progenitrix of all Guelphs. Her marriage founded the long alliance between the Angevin Kings and the Guelphs.
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Ever since I was a little girl when I first saw this picture I fell in love with her dress and hair. That's my wedding dress inspiration.
I have this painting in my house. <3 it
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Erec-et-Enide. A story Chrétien de Troyes composes for Eleanor's court. Books 5-6 www.eleanorofaqui...
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Aliénor d'Aquitaine et Louis VII priant pour avoir un fils. Books 2-3 www.eleanorofaqui...
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Eleanor's marriage to Henry was reputed to be tumultuous and argumentative, although sufficiently cooperative to produce at least eight pregnancies. Henry was by no means faithful to his wife and had a reputation for philandering.
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POSTE-2004 Aliénor d'Aquitaine (v. 1122-1204), reine de France. 800e anniversaire de sa mort à Poitiers (détail d'une miniature, Le poète et Aliénor, Reine de France) www.eleanorofaqui...
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Lord of French and English estates. www.eleanorofaqui...
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Historical Military Uniforms from the last 1,000 years (not infallible, but a good starting point)
European (German) riveted mail hauberk, 2nd half of the 15th century, mid thigh length shirt with short sleeves coming to just above the elbows and stand-up collar of heavier links. Composed of riveted links of round section, the chest with brass button stamped with the Nuremberg mark with the legend Stadt Nurmberg in Gothic miniscules. Condition: Showing some scattered holes and losses. Rear lower edge missing 3 inch x 20 inch section. Length: 32 inches. Weight: 11 pounds.