Captive Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine eBook

Captive Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine Nearing her thirtieth birthday, Eleanor of Aquitaine has spent the past dozen frustrating years as wife to the pious King Louis VII of France But when Henry of Anjou, the young and dynamic future king of England, arrives at the French court, he and the seductive Eleanor experience a mutual passion powerful enough to ignite the world Indeed, after the annulment of Eleanor s marriage to Louis and her remarriage to Henry, the union of this royal couple creates a vast empire that stretches from the Scottish border to the Pyrenees and marks the beginning of the celebrated Plantagenet dynasty But Henry and Eleanor s marriage, charged with physical heat, begins a fiery downward spiral marred by power struggles and bitter betrayals Amid the rivalries and infidelities, the couple s rebellious sons grow impatient for power, and the scene is set for a vicious and tragic conflict that will threaten to engulf them all [PDF / Epub] ☃ Forever Across The Marsh By Jeff Pearson – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Eleanor of Aquitaine has spent the past dozen frustrating years as wife to the pious King Louis VII of France But when Henry of Anjou [Download] ➶ The Russians Tender Lover (The Sisterhood, By Elizabeth Lennox – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the young and dynamic future king of England ➣ [Epub] ➝ Cross on Evidence By Rupert Cross ➭ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk arrives at the French court [Read] ➫ The Comics Journal Author Gary Groth – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk he and the seductive Eleanor experience a mutual passion powerful enough to ignite the world Indeed ✅ [PDF / Epub] ☉ Betty the Yeti By Jon Klein ⚣ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk after the annulment of Eleanor s marriage to Louis and her remarriage to Henry ✤ Ramadan and Id Al-Fitr Download ➸ Author Dianne M. MacMillan – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the union of this royal couple creates a vast empire that stretches from the Scottish border to the Pyrenees and marks the beginning of the celebrated Plantagenet dynasty But Henry and Eleanor s marriage ❴PDF / Epub❵ ☉ The Rocker That Uses Me Author Terri Anne Browning – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk charged with physical heat ✼ Ellie and the Harpmaker Epub ✿ Author Hazel Prior – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk begins a fiery downward spiral marred by power struggles and bitter betrayals Amid the rivalries and infidelities [Reading] ➷ Nyx By Joe Quesada – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the couple s rebellious sons grow impatient for power ❮EPUB❯ ❂ From the Eyes of a Child (There Were No Parents Here, 1) ✽ Author Janice Higgins – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and the scene is set for a vicious and tragic conflict that will threaten to engulf them all


10 thoughts on “Captive Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine

  1. says:

    Find my favorite quotes and followreviews at makes a book a memorable reading experience For me it comes down to three things a good plot, interesting characters and compelling writing In reading the back cover, Weir s The Captive Queen appeared to have two of the three.Plot is


  2. says:

    The book begins with Eleanor s divorce from King Louis of France It is known that she was quite the unfaithful wife and was not at all physically attracted to him She did her duty twice to breed an heir only to give birth to two daughters Louis, regardless of her behavior, was ac


  3. says:

    In this novel on the life of the indomitable Eleanor of Aquitaine, Alison Weir tells the story of a queen with a strong sexual passion for her husband, Henry, even as her marriage to him begins to disintegrate We are first introduced to Eleanor lasciviously recollecting her sexual


  4. says:

    Many reviewers have made such a big deal about Eleanor s sexuality in Captive Queen, but I frankly have no problem with it Eleanor did, after all, leave her first husband King Louis of France, for a younger, handsomer man and therefore apromising partner in the bedroom department ,


  5. says:

    Alison Weir s fiction and her non fiction is normally exceptional this book didn t quite hit the mark her work normally reaches It was good, just not great I think Eleanor of Aquitaine is one of the most interesting women in history She was married to two different kings, and the mo


  6. says:

    DNF Lost the will to live at around page 200.


  7. says:

    Nope I don t care DNF, pg 140 some I m fine with the trashier aspects of this book though they re grossly inflated by outraged maiden aunt reviews y all need to unclutch those pearls, else you ll do yourselves an injury What I can t forgive is the trifecta o boredom 1 As you know, Bob


  8. says:

    Eleanor of Aquitaine was first married to King Louis of France, but he wasinterested spending his time in prayers than with his wife She s not happy and extremely bored and when it s suggested that Louis finds a new wife to get much needed male heir she s not resisting Then she meets y


  9. says:

    Let me start by saying this is not a book for everyone.Being familiar with Ms Weir s previous novels, both the historical and the historical fiction, Captive Queen takes on the subject of a woman who lived a very interesting life Trying to condense everything that happened to Eleanor of


  10. says:

    I don t think I have ever stopped reading a book so quickly before, and the only reason I got as far as I did was because I was stuck on the busride to swimming lessons with my class, and needed something to do to pass the time I kept hoping if I continued reading it would begin to get b


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