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“Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived”

We are deep into research on medieval English Queens so in the meantime have decided to blog about a new topic in a series of articles on the six wives of Henry VIII. This topic has been covered many times … Continue reading

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Eleanor, Queen of France and England and Duchess of Aquitaine

In keeping with our theme of medieval British queens, let’s look into the life of Eleanor of Aquitaine. And what a life she had! She was the wife of two kings and mother of two kings and she went on … Continue reading

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Emma of Normandy, Queen of England

While on tour in England in 2008, our British tour guide mentioned “We don’t do much medieval here”. My husband and I were standing in Salisbury Cathedral later in the day and I was thinking to myself, why not? That … Continue reading

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