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Eleanor of Aquitaine : by the wrath of God, Queen of England

Alison Weir (author)

Eleanor of Aquitaine : by the wrath of God, Queen of England

Title
Eleanor of Aquitaine : by the wrath of God, Queen of England
Author
Alison Weir
Language
English
Publisher
London: Vintage, 2007
XVII, 444 p., [8] p. pl. : ill.
ISBN
9780099523550
Placing suggestion
Frankrijk 946.1 (SISO)

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About Alison Weir

Alison Weir is a British author and public historian. She primarily writes about the history of English royal women and families, in the form of biographies that explore their historical setting. She has also written numerous works of historical fiction.

Her first work, Britain's Royal Families (published in 1989), was a genealogical overview of the British royal family. She subsequently wrote biographies of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Isabella of France, Katherine Swynford, Elizabeth of York, and the Princes in the Tower. Other focuses have included Henry VIII and his family and England's Medieval Queens. Weir has published historical overviews of the Wars of the Roses and royal weddings, as well as historical fiction novels on English queens, including each wife of Henry VIII.

Early life

Weir was born in 1951 and brought up in Westminster, London. She has been married to Rankin Weir sinc…Read more on Wikipedia