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15 - Eleanor of Castile (2): The Stony Crossed Property Magnate

15 - Eleanor of Castile (2): The Stony Crossed Property Magnate

After returning from crusade and being crowned queen, Eleanor of Castile rejected the usual life of a queen to become a hard-nosed woman of business.  This did not endear her to her tenants, but does make her a very unusual and fascinating queen.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!Walter of Guisborough (wikipedia)Edward I's wars in Wales (History Net)Counties of England (Put Learning First)Dominican Order (wikipedia)Alfonso X of Castile (wikipedia)Sancho IV of Castile (wikipedia)Margaret Maid of Norway (wikipedia)Eleanor Cross (Historic UK)

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