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Eleanor of Aquitaine is still as elusive as quicksilver | The Spectator

Eleanor of Aquitaine is still as elusive as quicksilver | The Spectator

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Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen of France and England, Mother of Empires Sara Cockerill Eleanor of Aquitaine is the most famous woman of the Middle Ages: queen of France and England, crusader, mother of kings — ‘lionhearted’ Richard and ‘bad’ John — and ancestress to the royal dynasties of Europe. Yet …

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