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Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of the troubadours and of the courts of love

Melrich Vonelm Rosenberg

Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of the troubadours and of the courts of love

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Published by H. Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eleanor, -- of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, -- 1122?-1204.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 285-[296].

    Statement[by] Melrich V. Rosenberg; with ill. by Elinore Blaisdell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA209 E6 R6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18745153M

    As a child, Eleanor reveled in her beloved grandfather’s Courts of Love, where troubadours sang of romantic devotion and passion filled the air. In , at the age of fifteen, Eleanor became Duchess of Aquitaine, the richest province in Europe. and, while Kelly’s idea of Eleanor presiding over Courts of Love has largely been refuted, her Eleanor still casts a long shadow over subsequent portrayals.2 In this work, first published in French in and now available in Olive Casse’s extremely readable English translation, Jean Flori seeks to create a balanced portrait of Eleanor.


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“In a work of masterly scholarship, Jean Markale presents a fascinating portrait of a woman: history and myth intermingle as Eleanor, queen Eleanor of Aquitaine France and England, is revealed as the embodiment of Guinevere and queen of the troubadours at her court of love.”, Jill Line, author of Shakespeare and the Ideal of Love "Collections strong in medieval studies, both at the high school and college /5(6).

Eleanor of Aquitaine Becomes Queen of France. Louis and Eleanor were married in Julybut had little time to get to know one another before Louis’ father the king fell ill and died.

Eleanor of Aquitaine ( – 1 April ) was queen consort of France (–) and England (–) and duchess of Aquitaine in her own right (–). As the heir of the House of Poitiers, rulers in southwestern France, she was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in western Europe during the High Middle was patron of literary figures such as Wace, Benoît Predecessor: William X.

1 Aquitaine and the Troubadours ‘Aquitaine, abounding in riches of every kind.’ Ralph of Diceto ‘Her passions are made of nothing but the finest parts of pure love.’ Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra.

Eleanor of Aquitaine was born ineither at Bordeaux or at the nearby castle of Belin. A comprehensive view of the mythical and historic significance of the great medieval queen • Explains that courtly love was not a platonic and intellectual affectation but an initiatic process of male transcendence akin to Tantra • Shows that Eleanor’s embodiment of divine power undermined the pattern of patriarchy • Reveals how Eleanor inspired the powerful influence of t3/5.

Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen of the Troubadours and Her Court of Love The union of King Henry and Eleanor made them one of the most powerful couples in Europe.

In addition to Eleanor’s lands, the couple also controlled England, Normandy, and Anjou. "Eleanor of Aquitaine (French: Aliénor d?Aquitaine; Éléonore de Guyenne; or.

1 April ) was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in Western Europe during the High Middle Ages, a member of the Ramnufid dynasty of rulers in southwestern France. She became Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right while she was still a child, then later queen consort of France (?) and.

In the popular imagination at least, Eleanor remains the queen of courtly love. For more on live in Europe’s medieval courts, subscribe to subscribe to History of Royals and get every issue delivered straight to your drawbridge.

Sources: MR Evans, R, Inventing Eleanor: The Medieval And Post-Medieval Image Of Eleanor Of Aquitaine, Bloomsbury The Court of Love. Henry Plantagenet was in love. This time it was no comely damsel found in a Norman village where he had spent one night nor a sporting prostitute from the dockside taverns along the Thames nor a baron’s daughter whose father sought to make his fortune by pimping for his overlord.

Eleanor of Aquitaine Marion Meade Read it in disintegrating mass market oversized paperback at pages including tiny biblio and appendix. In a century almost exclusively dominated by men Eleanor stands apart and above her contemporaries. Over the course of her life she married two kings and mothered three (two of which actually sat on the Plantagenet throne.)/5(79).

In these courts preside as judges Eleanor of Aquitaine, her daughter Marie of Champagne, her niece Isabelle of Flanders, and Ermengarde, Countess of Narbonne. The only specific clue in the Tractatus to the date of the assemblies is the dating of a letter by Marie de Champagne to two petitioners, as of May, Eleanor was the daughter and heiress of William X, duke of Aquitaine and count of Poitiers, who possessed one of the largest domains in France—larger, in fact, than those held by the French William’s death in she inherited the duchy of Aquitaine and in July married the heir to the French throne, who succeeded his father, Louis VI, the following month.

Buy Eleanor Of Aquitaine: By the Wrath of God, Queen of England 01 by Weir, Alison (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews:   It’s hard to make the 12th century—the time of the violent forging of European nationhood, the literary invention of courtly love, and names like Dangerosa and the Lord of Cognac—boring, but biographer/genealogist Weir (The Life of Elizabeth I, ) gives it the old Oxford try.

Eleanor of Aquitaine was wife to both Louis VII of France and Henry II of England, and her sons with the. Eleanor of Aquitaine () has been long noted for her political and cultural achievements that profoundly shaped twelfth-century Europe. is revealed as the embodiment of Guinevere and queen of the troubadours at her court of love.” "This absorbing book charts the historical image of the medieval queen to the mythological and.

Get this from a library. Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of the troubadours and of the courts of love. [Melrich V Rosenberg]. Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine was one of the leading personalities of the Middle Ages and also one of the most controversial.

She was beautiful, intelligent and wilful, and in her lifetime there were rumours about her that were not without substance. She had been reared in a relaxed and licentious court where the arts of the troubadours flourished, and was even said to have presided over the 4/5(18).

Richest marriage prize of the Middle Ages, she was Queen of France as the wife of Louis VII, and went with him on the exciting and disastrous Second Crusade.

Inspiration of troubadours and trouvères, she played a large part in rendering fashionable the Courts of Love and in establishing the whole courtly tradition of medieval times. The Courts of Love The Story of Eleanor of Aquitaine Jean Plaidy Contents Title Page In the Courts of Love Queen of France Adventures in Strange Lands A Royal Divorce Henry’s Wife Queen of England The Beloved Enemy The Fair Rosamund The Turbulent Priest Revolt in the Family The Passing of Kings Last Days at Chinon Richard’s Marriage The.

The Courts of Love: The Story of Eleanor of Aquitaine (Queens of England Book 5) - Kindle edition by Plaidy, Jean. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Courts of Love: The Story of Eleanor of Aquitaine (Queens of England Book 5)/5(47).

She had been reared in a relaxed and licentious court where the arts of the troubadours flourished, and was even said to have presided over the fabled Courts of Love. Eleanor married in turn Louis VII of France and Henry II of England, and was the mother of Richard the Lionheart and King John.

Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France, Queen of Reviews: Eleanor of Aquitaine () has been long noted for her political and cultural achievements that profoundly shaped twelfth-century Europe. Culturally, beyond her role as wife of kings Louis VII of France and Henry II of England and mother of kings Richard and John, she inspired the huge diffusion of the Arthurian cycle and the Celtic myths.

Eleanor of Aquitaine is only five chapters long, but these chapters (and Markale's endnotes) are long, fascinating, and scholarly. Chapter 1 is a detailed biography of the queen; chapter 2, a review of her "strange divorce" from Louis VII; and chapter 3, a retelling of her career of queen of the troubadours after Henry's death.

Buy Eleanor of Aquitaine, Courtly Love, and the Troubadours (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Medieval World) Annotated edition by Swabey, Fiona, Swabey, Ffiona (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. Reading Group Guide. Eleanor of Aquitaine remains as intriguing today as she has in centuries past. In The Courts of Love, the inimitable Jean Plaidy brings this fascinating queen to life, allowing Eleanor to tell the captivating story of her life and loves in this fictional “memoir.” Intelligent, independent, and beautiful, at age fifteen Eleanor was named Duchess of Aquitaine, the.

As a child, Eleanor reveled in her beloved grandfather's Courts of Love, where troubadours sang of romantic devotion and passion filled the air. Inat the age of fifteen, Eleanor became Duchess of Aquitaine, the richest province in Europe/5(4).

Eleanor of Aquitaine, Courtly Love, and the Troubadours - Ebook written by Ffiona Swabey. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Eleanor of Aquitaine, Courtly Love, and the Troubadours.

The author offers an accessible overview of the vibrant personal and intellectual developments in the medieval court and monasteries during Eleanor of Aquitaine's lifetime. Primary documents, biographical material and thematic chapters bring this unique period to r of Aquitaine lived in a remarkable age.

The 12th century saw significant advances in both the intellectual and. The Courts of Love: The Story of Eleanor of Aquitaine - Ebook written by Jean Plaidy. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

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Eleanor of Aquitaine, courtly love, and the troubadours Item Preview remove-circle Eleanor of Aquitaine, courtly love, and the troubadours by Ffiona Swabey. “In a work of masterly scholarship, Jean Markale presents a fascinating portrait of a woman: history and myth intermingle as Eleanor, queen of France and England, is revealed as the embodiment of Guinevere and queen of the troubadours at her court of love.”, Jill Line, author of Shakespeare and the Ideal of Love "Collections strong in medieval studies, both at the high school and college Reviews: 3.

Get this from a library. Eleanor of Aquitaine: queen of the troubadours. [Jean Markale] -- "A comprehensive view of the mythical and historic significance of the great medieval queen"--Provided by publisher. Eleanor of Aquitaine () has been long noted for her political and. The 13th Sign Release Date: July 6, ISBN: Language: English Download options: EPUB 3 (DRM-Free).

Eleanor of Aquitaine was cool. This book will tell you why. She is the queen of two countries, rules Aquitaine in her own right, goes on crusade, and is the mother of two English kings. Many of her children are involved in various plots and schemes, which Eleanor tries to. Product Information.

A comprehensive view of the mythical and historic significance of the great medieval queen * Explains that courtly love was not a platonic and intellectual affectation but an initiatic process of male transcendence akin to Tantra * Shows that Eleanor's embodiment of divine power undermined the pattern of patriarchy * Reveals how Eleanor inspired the powerful influence of.

She had been reared in a relaxed and licentious court where the arts of the troubadours flourished, and was even said to have presided over the fabled Courts of Love. Eleanor married in turn Louis VII of France and Henry II of England, and was the mother of Richard the Lionheart and King John.

Eleanor () Wealthiest woman in the world, heiress of Aquitaine, first the wife of French King Louis by whom she had two children and secondly the wife of Henry II (eleven years her junior), by whom she bore eight. Cultivated the "Courts of Love", bringing beauty, romance, music to both the kingdoms of France and England.

Eleanor of Aquitaine, Courtly Love, and the Troubadours. by Ffiona Swabey. Offers an accessible overview of the vibrant personal and intellectual developments in the medieval court and monasteries during Eleanor of Aquitaine's lifetime.

Duchess of Aquitaine, Queen of France Eleanor and King Louis Joins the Crusade The Royal Divorce Continuing Conflict and Courtly Love At the Center of Rebellion Fifteen Years of Captivity And much more. Eleanor of Aquitaine has, not surprisingly, captured many imaginations.

Eleanor of Aquitaine () has long been noted for her political and cultural achievements. But her greatest influence, still shaping modern sensibilities, was her role as the symbol of courtly love, which was not a mere diversion for the aristocracy but a process of sexual initiation and transcendence that bore a close resemblance to Indian Tantra.

Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings (Book): Kelly, Amy: The story of that amazingly influential and still somewhat mysterious woman, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has the dramatic interest of a novel. She was at the very center of the rich culture and clashing politics of the twelfth century.

Richest marriage prize of the Middle Ages, she was Queen of France as the wife of Louis VII, and went.As a child, Eleanor reveled in her beloved grandfather's Courts of Love, where troubadours sang of romantic devotion and passion filled the air.

Inat the age of fifteen, Eleanor became Duchess of Aquitaine, the richest province in Europe.Alienor of Aquitaine was one of the first and most active I patrons of Provencal poetry. Known as Aliener "until David Hume.{ vandalized her name into 'Eleanor'," this France, along with ' her children, spread a love of poetry and music to many provinces in France.l French poets followed her across the.