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9 - Eleanor of Aquitaine (2): A Queen in Revolt

9 - Eleanor of Aquitaine (2): A Queen in Revolt

After getting her annulment from Louis, Eleanor waited about two seconds before becoming Henry II's wife and Queen of England.  At first she was content to squeeze out babies, but not for long...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 more information on the topics discussed in the show, click on these links!BibliographyMap of the Angevin Empire (Fordham University, Intenet History Sourcebook Project)Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Court of Love (abouteducation)De Amore or About Love (wikipedia)Rosamund Clifford (Hubpages)The Children of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine (wikipedia)The Great Revolt of 1173-4.  It was too long and complex without much Eleanor so I didn't talk much about it in the show.  If you want to find out more, check it out here (wikipedia)