By Norah Lofts
At a time while a woman’s worth used to be measured exclusively via her wealth and the variety of sons she bore, Eleanor used to be the high-spirited, obdurate, and clever heiress to the significant duchy of Aquitaine.
Her management encouraged the loyalty of her humans, yet she was once continuously doubted and silenced by means of the boys who governed beside her—the much less clever yet way more strong males of the church and courtroom who have been unwilling to lose energy to a girl, despite her rank or skill.
Through marriages to 2 kings, Crusades, and the births of ten teenagers— together with the longer term King Richard the Lionhearted—Eleanor solidified her position in heritage. In Eleanor the Queen, Norah Lofts brings to lifestyles a courageous and intricate girl who was once centuries prior to her time.
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