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14 - Eleanor of Castile (1): The Last of the Crusading Queens

14 - Eleanor of Castile (1): The Last of the Crusading Queens

Another queen from Southern Europe, Eleanor of Castile's had quite a time before she became queen, including some birthing a bunch of kids and helping her husband through war, war and more war.SponsorThis episode of the Queens of England Podcast is sponsored by Audible, the internet's leading provider of audio entertainment.  To get a free book when you sign up for a trial membership go to www.audibletrial.com/queensShownotesFor more information on the topics discussed in the show, click on these links!The Reconquista (wikipedia)The Emirate of GranadaFerdinand III of Castile (wikipedia)Abbey of Las Huelgas (wikipedia)8th Crusade (wikipedia)Mamluk Sultanate (wikipedia)Sultan Barbaris (wikipedia)Dante's Divine Comedy (wikipedia)

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