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Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Jean Flori and Editions Payot

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1124–1204) still fascinates and intrigues historians today, who continue to try to penetrate the mystery surrounding her extraordinary life. Twice queen – of France as the wife ... More


Eleanor, Queen of France

Jean Flori and Olive Classe

in Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

Eleanor of Aquitaine might have been the queen in Paris, but she was still an Aquitanian, a foreigner. From the beginning of the eleventh century until the end of the twelfth, it is even possible to ... More


Louis VII and the failure of crusade

James Naus

in Constructing Kingship: The Capetian Monarchs of France and the Early Crusades

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090974
eISBN:
9781526115041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090974.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Chapter four examines the impact of Louis VII’s decision to join the Second Crusade in 1146 on the practise of kingship. Louis was the first French king to take the cross, and despite the disastrous ... More


Conclusion

Jean Dunbabin

in France in the Making 843–1180

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

By 1158, France existed as a kingdom in the sense that all its great princes acknowledged they held their honours in fief of Louis VII. There was a clear difference in the practical meaning of the ... More


History, Sentiments and Psychology: the Antioch Incident

Jean Flori and Olive Classe

in Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.003.0012
Subject:
History, Economic History

No one can say how the kingdom of France would have fared against what would have been a smaller Plantagenet empire if after the Antioch incident Eleanor of Aquitaine had not decided to leave her ... More


Duchess of Aquitaine and Normandy

Jean Flori and Olive Classe

in Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

A great deal of discussion goes on today about Eleanor of Aquitaine's position with regard to power. This chapter can state now that the theory which makes King Louis VII a weak sovereign dominated ... More


Queen of England

Jean Flori and Olive Classe

in Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

It emerges that over a period of twenty years, the chroniclers record only seven instances of Eleanor of Aquitaine being with King Louis VII on those occasions (including five in consecutive years, ... More


In Pursuit of Alexander

John B. Freed

in Frederick Barbarossa: The Prince and the Myth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300122763
eISBN:
9780300221169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122763.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter details events following Frederick's successful second Italian campaign. Frederick left Italy in late August 1162 confident after his victory that he would be able to persuade Louis VII ... More


Born in the Purple: Early Childhood and Infant Marriage, 1155–1160

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Henry the Young King's early childhood and marriage as an infant, a period spanning the years 1155–1160. It begins with young Henry's birth to Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry ... More


Eleanor's Power and Patronage

Jean Flori and Olive Classe

in Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Rebel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622955
eISBN:
9780748651382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622955.003.0014
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter argues that Eleanor of Aquitaine sought solace in her role of patron of literature, sponsoring several literary works dedicated to her and inspiring poets and romancers. It was being ... More


Training for Kingship, 1163–1169

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Henry the Young King's training for kingship during the period 1163–1169. It begins with a discussion of young Henry's attendance at a ceremony in which Archbishop Thomas ... More


Constructing Kingship: The Capetian Monarchs of France and the Early Crusades

James Naus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719090974
eISBN:
9781526115041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090974.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Scholars of medieval power structures, feudal relations, monarchy, and ritual performance have long recognized that the early twelfth century was ground zero in the cultural, social, and political ... More


A Fragile Peace, 1175–1177

Matthew Strickland

in Henry the Young King, 1155-1183

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215519
eISBN:
9780300219555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215519.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the peace agreement between the supporters of Henry the Young King and Henry II through the Treaty of Montlouis of 1174. It begins with a discussion of the terms of the Treaty ... More


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