Quote by: Alison Weir

Court life for a queen of France at that time was, however, stultifyingly routine. Eleanor found that she was expected to be no more than a decorative asset to her husband, the mother of his heirs and the arbiter of good taste and modesty.


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Author Bio


  • NameAlison Weir
  • DescriptionBritish historian
  • Born1951
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionHistorian