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Eleanor Plantagenet, the Pearl of Brittany, 5th Countess of Richmond, eldest daughter of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany and Constance, Duchess of Brittany, and granddaughter of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Potential heiress of England, Brittany, Anjou, and Aquitaine, she was seen as a threat by her uncle, King John, and imprisoned from the age of 18 until she died sometime between her 54th to 58th year--1202 to c.1241--longest imprisonment of a member of an English royal family.

Geoffrey Plantagenet, 4th son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Duke of Brittany, father of Eleanor, Maude, and Arthur of Brittany. Brother of Kings Richard I, and John.

King John of England effigy at Worcester Cathedral, England. John was the youngest son of King Henry II and Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Statues of King Edward I of England, and his consort, Eleanor of Castile, Lincoln Cathedral. Eleanor's paternal great grandmother and namesake was Eleanor of Aquitaine (by Henry II), and, ironically, her maternal great grandfather was Eleanor of Aquitaine's 1st husband, Louis VII.

Mathilda Plantagenet, daughter of Henry II and Eleanore of Aquitaine Birth: 1156 Death: Jun. 28, 1189 Princess of England. Daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Married the 27 years o...

Alfonso VIII (1155-1214) King of Castile and Toledo (Spain) was Married to Eleanor Plantagenet Daughter of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine

<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.

Eleanor of England (1162 – 1214) was Queen of Castile and Toledo as wife of Alfonso VIII of Castile. She was a daughter of King Henry II of England and his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine. Eleanor inherited her mother's political influence. She was almost as powerful as her husband, who specified in his will that she was to rule alongside their son in the event of his death. My 30th GGM.

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204) The most powerful woman of the High Middle Ages. Mother to three Plantagenet Kings: Henry (the Young King), Richard (the Lionheart) and John.

Queen Urraca of Leon, Castile and Galicia April 1179-8 March 1226 was the daughter of Alfonso VIII and Eleanor of England. She died in childbirth. Her maternal grandparents were Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine.