Eleanor and the Great Revolt

In this lesson we will look at Eleanor of Aquitaine's involvement in the Great Revolt of 1173-1174. We will examine her motives and her role in the challenge to Henry II and what this 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.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:

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.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?

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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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Eleanor and the Great Revolt

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Q1.As well as Aquitaine, where did Eleanor have a claim to?

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Q2.Why did Henry "the Young King" rebel against his father?

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Q3.What was Eleanor's involvement during the Great Revolt 1173-1174?

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Q4.What was the outcome of the Great Revolt for Henry's sons?

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Q5.What was the outcome of the Great Revolt for Eleanor?

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Eleanor and the Great Revolt

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

Q1.As well as Aquitaine, where did Eleanor have a claim to?

1/5

Q2.Why did Henry "the Young King" rebel against his father?

2/5

Q3.What was Eleanor's involvement during the Great Revolt 1173-1174?

3/5

Q4.What was the outcome of the Great Revolt for Henry's sons?

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Q5.What was the outcome of the Great Revolt for Eleanor?

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Lesson summary: Eleanor and the Great Revolt

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