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PDF/EPUB ultimatetrout.info é Eleanor of Aquitaine ePUB ↠ Eleanor of eBook ¹ Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this nameAlison Weir is a British writer of history books for the general public mostly in the form of biographies about British kings and queens and of historical fiction Before becoming an author Weir worked as a teacher of children with special needs She received her formal training in history at Eleanor of eBook ¹ teacher training.

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  1. JanMaat JanMaat says:

    PDF/EPUB ultimatetrout.info é Eleanor of Aquitaine ePUB ↠ Eleanor of eBook ¹ eleanor free, aquitaine free, Eleanor of mobile, Eleanor of Aquitaine MOBIDespite the title and the author's stated ambition to write a balanced account of Eleanor neither on the side lines nor a romantic heroine this book is best read as a friendly accessible history of the early Plantagenets Something to read if you've enjoyed The Lion in Winter and fancy knowing a bit about that quarrelsome competitive family Sadly Eleanor remains definitely on the sidelines Weir doesn't discuss the source material so as a reader you can't know if this was her choice or just inevitable given the material she had to work with Weir could have spent time discussing in general terms what the life of a great Duchess and Queen would have been like but she prefers to concentrate on the political or family view spoiler the two are interchangeable in this case hide spoiler


  2. Lizzy Lizzy says:

    PDF/EPUB ultimatetrout.info é Eleanor of Aquitaine ePUB ↠ Eleanor of eBook ¹ eleanor free, aquitaine free, Eleanor of mobile, Eleanor of Aquitaine MOBII've been curious about the historical figure of Eleanor of Aquitaine for a long time Finally through Eleanor of Aquitaine A Life I was able to sate my eagerness to know what kind of life this woman that was the Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right and Queen of both France and England lived One thing for sure it wasn't an easy life She had difficult husbands but compensated somewhat through a constant struggle for power We could say that she was fairly successful since she lived in an era were women had no power at all Despite her struggles she was imprisoned by her second husband for many years But in the end she won this battle since she outlived himJust a taste of Weir's great novel where the author discusses how restrictive and how excrutianting for women Eleanor's time was “In this martial world dominated by men women had little place The Church's teachings might underpin feudal morality yet when it came to the practicalities


  3. Madeline Madeline says:

    PDF/EPUB ultimatetrout.info é Eleanor of Aquitaine ePUB ↠ Eleanor of eBook ¹ eleanor free, aquitaine free, Eleanor of mobile, Eleanor of Aquitaine MOBIAlison Weir spends a lot of time in this book discusses common legends and misconceptions surrounding Eleanor which was interesting for me because I hadn't heard any of them before I really wasn't that familiar with Eleanor of Aquitaine before reading this mostly I just knew that she went on crusade once was Richard the Lionheart's mother and was played by Katherine Hepburn in The Lion in Winter From these three bits of information we can at least deduce that she was kind of a badassHaving finished this account of her life I have to admit that I now know a lot about everyone else in Eleanor's life than I do about Eleanor herself Weir does her best but the fact is there just isn't that much concrete information about Eleanor aside from a few letters which were recorded by her clerk who may have actually composed the letters himself


  4. Kimberly Kimberly says:

    PDF/EPUB ultimatetrout.info é Eleanor of Aquitaine ePUB ↠ Eleanor of eBook ¹ eleanor free, aquitaine free, Eleanor of mobile, Eleanor of Aquitaine MOBII've had a life long and abiding interest in Eleanor of Aquitaine ever since I read a biography of her when I was 10


  5. Mike Mcfarland Mike Mcfarland says:

    PDF/EPUB ultimatetrout.info é Eleanor of Aquitaine ePUB ↠ Eleanor of eBook ¹ eleanor free, aquitaine free, Eleanor of mobile, Eleanor of Aquitaine MOBIA scholarly but lightly written book on late 12th Century European politics as told through the life of Eleanor of Aquitaine Eleanor comes across as a remarkable woman extremely strong willed and independent She originally married the King of France and even joined him on a Crusade then abandoned him for the King of England Later through her sons Richard the Lionheart was her favorite she fostered rebellions against the English King in his French territories When the rebellions ended in failure she spent several years imprisoned by her husband until he died and Richard restored her as an honored and trusted elder stateswoman She died quietly in France at a ripe old age after leading a life


  6. Rachel Rachel says:

    PDF/EPUB ultimatetrout.info é Eleanor of Aquitaine ePUB ↠ Eleanor of eBook ¹ eleanor free, aquitaine free, Eleanor of mobile, Eleanor of Aquitaine MOBII read this book in hardcover when it first came out before giving it to a friend sorry Amy At the time I seem to remember Weir saying in the introduction that it was of a struggle to write this book than her Tudor histories due to the comparative lack and nature of sources she relied chiefly on contemporary chroniclers the richer biographical data of letters diaries etc no longer existing Consequently I felt it was of a struggle to readNot this time I re read the introduction and perhaps my mind had been playing tricks on me as there was no mention of the above difficulties She does fill in a lot of background about medieval daily life both for peasants and royalty in addition to providing a balanced portrait of her subject one of the most famous women in medieval Europe She's not squeamish or judgmental about incestuous affairs Eleanor's son Richard's possible homosexuality she doesn't think he was as


  7. Nicky Nicky says:

    PDF/EPUB ultimatetrout.info é Eleanor of Aquitaine ePUB ↠ Eleanor of eBook ¹ eleanor free, aquitaine free, Eleanor of mobile, Eleanor of Aquitaine MOBIAlison Weir's biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine is thorough and well researched from birth to death There's a lot of dates and names and Weir's style doesn't really make that kind of detail absorbing but there's plenty to interest a patient reader My chief criticism is that Weir presents this as


  8. Sherry Sharpnack Sherry Sharpnack says:

    PDF/EPUB ultimatetrout.info é Eleanor of Aquitaine ePUB ↠ Eleanor of eBook ¹ eleanor free, aquitaine free, Eleanor of mobile, Eleanor of Aquitaine MOBILet me just say that I love Tudor historian Alison Weir’s biographies She is one of those historians that make history sing “Eleanor of Aquitaine” didn’t really “sing” for me I think it was bc of the paucity of historical record w which Ms Weir had to work The Tudor era has far Primary source material than the late twelfth century does And so many of the sources are songs or prejudiced enemies writing about herEleanor was a fascinating woman she was the wife of two kings and the mother of three if you count Henry the “Young King” as an actual king which British history does not since he doesn’t have a numeral Anyway she wanted out of her first marriage w King Louis of France whom she accompa


  9. Rindis Rindis says:

    PDF/EPUB ultimatetrout.info é Eleanor of Aquitaine ePUB ↠ Eleanor of eBook ¹ eleanor free, aquitaine free, Eleanor of mobile, Eleanor of Aquitaine MOBII do think it is a good book and good history But it is not a biography of Eleanor There have been numerous comments that the problems with the book revolve around there just not being enough direct material available to do a biography and they're entirely justified Large sections of the book go by with notes of 'Eleanor does not appear in any of the chronicles of this period'Worse from a biography point of view there are few real conclusions or statements of what Eleanor was like I think the book would have benefited from being a bit opinionated and the book stays too distant from the subjectAll that said even when Eleanor is not present she haunts the pages of the book even w


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