Eleanor and the Angevin Empire

In this lesson, we will look at Eleanor of Aquitaine's life and her role during her second marriage to King Henry II. We will be using our knowledge from today's lesson to examine what it tells us about who held power in the Middle Ages.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Eleanor inherited which kingdom in 1137?

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Q2.Where was Eleanor's kingdom?

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Q3.Who was Eleanor's first husband?

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Q4.What event did Eleanor insist on taking part in with her husband?

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Q5.What happened to Eleanor's first marriage to Louis?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Eleanor inherited which kingdom in 1137?

1/5

Q2.Where was Eleanor's kingdom?

2/5

Q3.Who was Eleanor's first husband?

3/5

Q4.What event did Eleanor insist on taking part in with her husband?

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Q5.What happened to Eleanor's first marriage to Louis?

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Quiz:

Eleanor and the Angevin Empire

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Who was Eleanor of Aquitaine's second husband?

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Q2.Eleanor's lands in Aquitaine were added to the lands of her new husband. What name was given to this?

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Q3.How many children did Eleanor and her new husband have?

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Q4.Eleanor gained power and respect as Queen of England. How did she do this?

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Q5.Eleanor couldn't take complete control of Aquitaine after 1168 because her husband kept control of.....

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Quiz:

Eleanor and the Angevin Empire

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Who was Eleanor of Aquitaine's second husband?

1/5

Q2.Eleanor's lands in Aquitaine were added to the lands of her new husband. What name was given to this?

2/5

Q3.How many children did Eleanor and her new husband have?

3/5

Q4.Eleanor gained power and respect as Queen of England. How did she do this?

4/5

Q5.Eleanor couldn't take complete control of Aquitaine after 1168 because her husband kept control of.....

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Lesson summary: Eleanor and the Angevin Empire

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