• Eleanor of Aquitaine

  • Convincing Beauty
  • By: The History Hour
  • Narrated by: Janet Rose
  • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (13 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The Most Powerful Queen

It goes without saying that Eleanor of Aquitaine was a force of nature. She was the wife of kings, the mother of kings, a duchess in her own right, and a tool of no man. She was headstrong and independent in an age when women were essentially to be seen and not heard.
 

Inside you'll hear about
 

  • Childhood in Aquitaine
  • Conflict
  • Penitent Crusade
  • A New Kingdom
  • Rebellion, Ransom and Retribution
  • Palace Politics
  • The Third Crusade
  • Ransom
  • Sunset

And much more!

Eleanor’s life was as extraordinary as the times in which she lived, and in many ways she was the most modern woman in medieval France. The book tells you about bright events of the lives of her husbands and sons, who left a mark in the history of Europe.
 

©2019-2100 The History Hour (P)2019 The History Hour

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Interesting, a very strong woman in History married to two kings - the 2nd was Henry II, a very powerful historical figure in England.

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A very interesting story. I am a fan of English history and this is before everything I have read. It gave me a basis of what I have been reading. Now curious as to other characters before Queen E 1.

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It goes without saying that Eleanor of Aquitaine was a force of nature. She was the wife of kings, the mother of kings, a duchess in her own right, and a tool of no man. She was headstrong and independent in an age when women were essentially to be seen and not heard.

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A most powerful woman in her own right.

I did enjoy this short book although I wish that there was more available about her ling life. I that regard so much was missed. But I did enjoy listening about her life.

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Very good history book

As much history as soap opera. For those who want to know the start of The Plantagenets, start here! I loved it.

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  • 10-30-19

Absolutely loved this!!

Absolutely loved this!! I got this for my best friends birthday because she loves Eleanor of Aquitaine! It is so good and I’m glad I got a copy for my self as well. Highly recommend this if your a fan of Eleanor of Aquitaine or like art in general.

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  • 10-30-19

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Its larger than I thought. Really beautiful.
I bought as a gift and I'm sure she is going to love it.

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  • 10-21-19

Intro to Chadwick

The storyline kept me wanting more, the narrator's voice was enough to siphon the characters. I was able to complete house chores and stay caught up with the story at the same time.

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  • 10-21-19

interesting listen

Its a fun story. A peak into what it would have been like, but having no clue if any of it happened that way. fun to think about.

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  • 10-01-19

Excellent

It's the material that splits ordinary beings from deep thinkers, from Geniuses. I principally like that this product. The price bearing in mind the quantity and quality for this product is the key selling point and is really un-matchable with anything else out there.

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AN INFORMATIVE LISTEN

Everything about this bio is surprising. So much interesting information was revealed throughout the whole audiobook, it seemed like it lasted for more than 22 minutes because it covered the most important events and tragedies. Examples of his music are also heard. The narrator is one of the best I've heard.