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Eleanor of Aquitaine

Royalty (c. 1121 — 31-Mar-1204)


Douglas Boyd. Eleanor, April Queen of Aquitaine. Sutton Publishing. 2004. 376pp.

Polly S. Brooks. Queen Eleanor: Independent Spirit of the Medieval World: A Biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine. New York: J. B. Lippincott. 1983.

Marcus Bull; Catherine Leglu (editors). The World of Eleanor of Aquitaine: Literature and Society in Southern France Between the Eleventh and Thirteenth Centuries. Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: The Boydell Press. 2005. 189pp.

Amy Ruth Kelly. Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four Kings. Harvard University Press. 1950. 431pp.

William W. Kibler (editor). Eleanor of Aquitaine: Patron and Politician. University of Texas. 1976. 183pp. Papers from a symposium at the University of Texas.

Richard Cameron Low. Tigress and the Rose: Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Fair Rosamond. Book Guild. 2003. 423pp.

Marion Meade. Eleanor of Aquitaine. London: Methuen. 1977. 314pp.

D. D. R. Owen. Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Legend. Blackwell Publishers. 1993. 256pp.

Regine Pernoud. Alibenor d'Aquitaine. Paris: A. Michel. 1965. 294pp. Language: French.

Regine Pernoud. Translated by Peter Wiles. Eleanor of Aquitaine. Collins. 1967. 286pp.

Alan Savage. Eleanor of Aquitaine. Surrey: Severn House Publishers. 1995. 308pp.

Desmond Seward. Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Mother Queen. Newton Abbot, Devon, England: David & Charles. 1978. 264pp.

Ffiona Swabey. Eleanor of Aquitaine, Courtly Love and the Troubadours. Greenwood Press. 2004.

Jean Verseuil. Alibenor d'Aquitaine et les siens. Paris: Criterion. 1991. 341pp. Language: French.

Curtis H. Walker. Eleanor of Aquitaine. University of North Carolina Press. 1950. 274pp.

Alison Weir. Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life. New York: Ballantine Books. 2000. 441pp.

Bonnie Wheeler; John Carmi Parsons (editors). Eleanor of Aquitaine: Lord and Lady. Macmillan. 2003. 506pp. Essays.


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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.471)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.310)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.165)

  9. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.158)

  10. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.185)

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