eleanEffigy of Queen Eleanor of Castile, first wife of Edward I (1241-90) By William Torel (fl. 1291; d. 1303) About 1291-3 Gilt bronze Confessor's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, England Eleanor of castile | Queen Eleanor

Replica of the effigy of Queen Eleanor of Castile (About 1858 Plaster cast) Width 77 cm x length cm Copyright VAM - Original: By William Torel (fl. About Gilt bronze Confessor's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, England

Backstory & Scene: A young Edwina, talking to Queen Eleanor. She is asked questions about her education, personal convictions, and health. Eleanor then decides that she will likely marry Prince Christopher. (5)

Backstory & Scene: A young Edwina, talking to Queen Eleanor. She is asked questions about her education, personal convictions, and health. Eleanor then decides that she will likely marry Prince Christopher.

24. She is buried in the company of Henry, Richard, and John’s wife Isabelle of Angouleme (pictured above) (6).  This in itself is a testament to the dynasty she created and left behind.

Eleanor of Aquitaine lies between her son Richard I (the Lion-Heart) and her second husband, Henry II, both kings of England; tomb effigies at the abbey in Fontevrault-l’Abbaye, France.

"Untitled #1019" by queen-eleanor-calder on Polyvore featuring River Island, MANGO, Gianvito Rossi and 3.1 Phillip Lim

"Untitled #1019" by queen-eleanor-calder on Polyvore featuring River Island, MANGO, Gianvito Rossi and 3.1 Phillip Lim

The effigies on the tombs of my 22nd and 24th great grandparents King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine on their tombs at Fontevraud Abbey, France.

Effigy's of King Henry II of England and Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France and England

Eleanor of Aquitaine -- Queen of France and Queen of England and mother & grandmother of Kings and Queens, Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the most powerful women in the world in the medieval era. She was first married to Louis VII of France, and then later had an annulment, and married Henry II of England (who would soon become King of England), just eight weeks after her annulment.

Kinuko Y Craft is a Japanese-born American contemporary painter, illustrator and fantasy artist. Kinuko Y Craft came to the United States in

Queen Eleanor, announcing her husband's death. The kingdom isn't a patriarchy, it just needs a couple to rule. Usually the remaining partner coronates the new King and queen.

Scene: Queen Eleanor, announcing her husband's death. The kingdom isn't a patriarchy, it just needs a couple to rule. Usually the remaining partner coronates the new King and queen.

Henry II Plantagenet husband of Queen Eleanor

House of Plantagenet - Henry II, Henry Curtmantle 19 December - born 5 March 1133 Le Mans son of Geoffrey V of Anjou and Matilda - died 6 July 1189 Chinon aged Buried at Fontevraud Abbey

King Richard The Lionheart

Richard the lionheart King of England, beginner of the third crusade. Died in a battle in France.

Elinor Brave by Re-Aska.deviantart.com

Photo from Ava Expo 2012 Pro.Cosplay Elinor by Aoki [link] Costume and staff by Aoki, wig by Aska Elinor Brave

Queen Eleanor  by Anthony Frederick Sandys (ARC)

Queen Eleanor by Anthony Frederick Sandys (ARC)

Sir William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke (1147 – 14 May 1219), also called William the Marshal (Norman French: William le Mareschal), was an English (or Anglo-Norman) soldier and statesman.   Temple Church

Top 10 (plus one) Knights in European History

Sir William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke – 14 May also called William the Marshal (Norman French: William le Mareschal), was an English (or Anglo-Norman) soldier and statesman.

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