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Eleanor of Aquitaine and the four kings.

Amy Ruth Kelly

Eleanor of Aquitaine and the four kings.

by Amy Ruth Kelly

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Published by Cassell & Co in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eleanor, -- Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, -- 1122?-1204.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Plantagenets, 1154-1399.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. (407)-417.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 431 p. :
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19276694M

    Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings (Harvard Paperbacks) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings (Harvard Paperbacks) Author. Amy Ruth Kelly. Publisher. Harvard University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you. Is Kelly's " Eleanor of Aquataine and the Four Kings" a re-issue of the book, or did she re-write it? I read reviews on Amazon of all four books recommended (Meade, Marlkale, Weir and Kelly) and all have four stars (Kelly's book gets part of a fifth star). Meade's sounds interesting, almost gossipy (like her book on Jazz Age women).

      Eleanor of Aquitaine and the four kings by Amy Ruth Kelly; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, History, Marriage, Queens; Places: France, Great Britain; People: Eleanor Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England (?), Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England (?), Eleanor of Aquitanien, Queen, . Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings This ebook list for those who looking for to read Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

    New York: Vintage Books, Book. Good. Paperback. First Thus. mm Tall, 12mo. An account of the life of Queen Eleanor and the times she lived in. ix,,ix pages. With Notes, Bibliography and Index. General light wear soiling to covers, page edges.   Eleanor of Aquitaine ( – April 1, ) was a medieval firebrand, and no question about it. These books about Eleanor of Aquitaine are historically-accurate testaments to this strong-willed woman of the Middle : Kristen Mcquinn.


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: This modern biography reveals in Eleanor a greatness of vision, an intelligence, and a political sagacity that have been missed by those who have dwelt on her caprice and frivolity.

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I well remember how I came to hear of this book. I was at the Seattle World's Fair in and there was a sort of computer-like way to learn of books on subjects of interest and I was told of this book by that device/5(9).

Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings (Book): Kelly, Amy: The story of that amazingly influential and still somewhat mysterious woman, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has the dramatic interest of a novel.

She was at the very center of the rich culture and clashing politics of the twelfth century. Richest marriage prize of the Middle Ages, she was Queen of France as. “ I recently read Eleanor of Aquitane and the Four Kings for the third time, and pray that I live long enough to read it at least twice more.

A beautifully written work of impeccable scholarship, it re-creates Eleanor and her 12th-century background in meticulous, mesmerizing detail. ” —Alan Helms, The Boston Sunday Globe.

Eleanor of Aquitaine proves herself a potent match for the lives and events she touched and was touched by: kings, priests, poets, husbands, children, Crusaders.

You come away from this story with an understanding of the strange and remarkable twelfth century, as you watch the unique and rival destinies of France and England grow/5(48). Eleanor of Aquitaine ( – 1 April ) was queen consort of France (–) and England (–) and Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right (–).

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The story of that amazingly influential and still somewhat mysterious woman, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has the dramatic interest of a novel. She was at the very center of the rich culture and clashing politics of the twelfth century.

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Kelly's narrative is comparable to Owen's more recent work in its focus on the individual, but is limited in its appeal to the scholar or student due to its narrative format, though the literary chapter headings are less obscure than Weir's.