Definition of Eleanor of aquitaine
1. Noun. Queen of France as the wife of Louis VII; that marriage was annulled in 1152 and she then married Henry II and became Queen of England (1122-1204).
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Literary usage of Eleanor of aquitaine
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1. The History of France by Eyre Evans Crowe (1858)
"The first act of IV- Louis, after he had lost his old minister, was to divorce his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine. She was equally ready to take the initiative ..."
2. The Foundations of England; Or, Twelve Centuries of British History (B.C. 55 by James Henry Ramsay (1898)
"... For more than ten years their and Eleanor Louis VII. and Eleanor of Aquitaine had been married for lives had been unruffled by any recorded difference. ..."
3. "Franks, Burgundians, and Aquitanians" and the Royal Coronation Ceremony in by Elizabeth A. R. Brown (1992)
"If the ordo was redacted and used for the coronation of Eleanor of Aquitaine in 1137, the sad fate of the marriage may have turned Louis VII against it. ..."
4. A History of Europe by Arthur James Grant (1913)
"He had married, by his father's arrangement, Eleanor of Aquitaine, the heiress of the greatest of the feudal powers of the south of France, and it seemed ..."
5. Catalogue of Books in the Lower Hall of the Boston Public Library in the by Boston Public Library (1892)
"Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Henry II, 1122?- 1204. STRICKLAND, Agnes. Lives of the queens of England, vol. i. 592.1.1 Eleanor of Castile, ..."