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The Captive Queen / Eleanor of Aquitaine

(2011)
An omnibus of novels by

 
 
Renowned for her highly acclaimed and best-selling British histories, Alison Weir has in recent years made a major impact on the fiction scene with her novels about Queen Elizabeth and Lady Jane Grey. In this latest offering, she imagines the world of Eleanor of Aquitaine, the beautiful 12th-century woman who was queen of France until she abandoned her royal husband for the younger man who would become king of England.

In a relationship based on lust and a mutual desire for great power, Henry II and Eleanor took over the English throne in 1154, thus beginning one of the most influential reigns and tumultuous royal marriages in all of history. In this novel, Weir uses her extensive knowledge to paint a most vivid portrait of this fascinating woman.

Genre: Historical

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Used availability for Alison Weir's The Captive Queen / Eleanor of Aquitaine

Audio Editions

July 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Captive Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Author(s): Alison Weir
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

August 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Captive Queen and Eleanor of Aquitaine
Author(s): Alison Weir
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU