Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3029
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Turner , Ralph V.
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  • Title: Eleanor of Aquitaine in the Governments of Her Sons Richard and John
  • Source: Eleanor of Aquitaine: Lord and Lady.  Edited by Bonnie Wheeler and John Carmi ParsonsThe New Middle Ages.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 77 - 95.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Eleanor of Aquitaine, Wife of Louis VII of France and Henry II of England John, King of England Kings Mothers Politics Queens Richard I Lionheart, King of England Sons
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 12
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  • Abstract: An examination of Eleanor of Aquitaine's career during Richard Lionheart's and John's reigns challenges the picture of her as "an essentially frivolous woman," showing her fighting to preserve intact the Plantagenet possessions. [Reprinted with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.]
  • Author's Affiliation: Florida State University, Tallahassee
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312295820