Eleanor of Aquitaine

Éléonore or Aliénor d’Aquitaine or de Guyenne
Queen consort of France (11371152)
Queen consort of England (11541189)
Duchess of Aquitaine (11371204)
Countess of Poitiers (11371204)

Eleonor of Aquitaine in Art:

De Morgan, Evelyn (1855-1919)
Queen Eleanor and the Fair Rosamund
Probably 19011902
De Morgan Collection



Waterhouse, John William (1849-1917)
Fair Rosamund
National Museum WalesCardiff



Eleanor of Aquitaine in Film:

The Lion in Winter
Director: Anthony Harvey
Starring: Peter O’TooleKatharine Hepburn


Born c.1122 Poitiers (France)
Died April 1 1204 Poitiers (France)
Buried Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontevraud (Fontevraud-l’Abbaye)
Husband (1137-1152) Louis VII of France (1120-1180)
Daughter Marie, Countess of Champagne (1145-1198)
Daughter Alix, Countess of Blois (1150-1197/98)
Husband (1152-1189) Henry II of England (1133-1189)
Son William IX, Count of Poitiers (1153-1156)
Son Henry the Young King (1155-1183)
Daughter Matilda, Duchess of Saxony (1156-1189)
Son Richard the Lionheart, King of England (1157-1199)
Son Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (1158-1186)
Daughter Eleanor, Queen of Castile (1161-1214)
Daughter Joan, Queen of Sicily (1165-1199)
Son John Lackland, King of England (1166-1216)