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Eleanor of Aquitaine

Medieval Queen. Credit: Julia Shepeleva / Adobe Stock

The Life and Times of the Notorious Medieval Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine is considered to have been one of the wealthiest and most powerful women of medieval Europe during the 12 th century. For a start, Eleanor was Duchess of Aquitaine in her own...
Stone carving believed to be of Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine. Source: Milton Keynes Council.

Carving Believed to be Rare Depiction of Eleanor of Aquitaine Found in Abbey

A potentially historic discovery has been made in a medieval abbey in England . During a conservation project, the head of one of England’s most powerful queens was discovered, it has been announced...