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Eleanor of Aquitaine Dies in Convent

Tomb of Eleanor of Aquitaine
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Eleanor of Aquitaine (also: Eleanor of Guyenne, Éléonore d'Aquitaine, Aliénor d'Aquitaine), Queen of France and later Queen of England, dies in a convent at the age of 82. She is often called the most powerful women of medieval Europe.

Daughter of William X, Duke of Aquitaine and Count of Poitiers, Eleanor controlled lands more extensive than those of the king of France.

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