Fifth in Plaidy's series about the queens of England--this time with Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122?-1204) narrating her own...

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THE COURTS OF LOVE

Fifth in Plaidy's series about the queens of England--this time with Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122?-1204) narrating her own story, which begins in her grandfather's ""Courts of Love,"" moves through her marriage to France's weak but well-meaning Louis VI (a disappointment in the bedroom), then on to her subsequent marriage to a philandering Henry II, who became king of England in 1154. Along the way: the murder of Thomas à Becket, a long struggle between France and England for the possession of Aquitaine, battles, conspiracies, Crusades, Eleanor's imprisonment (thanks to Henry), and rebellious, warring sons.

Pub Date: Feb. 5, 1988

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Putnam

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Jan. 15, 1988