Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Queen Who Chose Her Kings

Eleanor of Aquitaine (ca. 1122-1204) became the Duchess of Aquitaine and wife of the King of France at 15. By 30, she was married to the future King of England. She commanded armies, went on crusades, was held prisoner for 16 years, and ruled England as regent into her 70s. Her story is the stuff of legend and fairy tales.

Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Queen Who Chose Her Kings

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