Eleanor, Richard and John

In this lesson we will look at Eleanor of Aquitaine's support of her sons Richard and John. We will look at the role she played whilst her sons ran the country 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!

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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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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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?

5/5

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Quiz:

Eleanor, Richard and John

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Q1.Who ordered Eleanor's release from her 16 year imprisonment?

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Q2.What was Eleanor's role in England whilst Richard I was away on Crusade?

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Q3.How did Eleanor react to John's rebellion against Richard?

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Q4.When King Richard I died in 1199 who became the next ruler of England?

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Q5.What was Eleanor's role when King John was ruling England?

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Quiz:

Eleanor, Richard and John

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Who ordered Eleanor's release from her 16 year imprisonment?

1/5

Q2.What was Eleanor's role in England whilst Richard I was away on Crusade?

2/5

Q3.How did Eleanor react to John's rebellion against Richard?

3/5

Q4.When King Richard I died in 1199 who became the next ruler of England?

4/5

Q5.What was Eleanor's role when King John was ruling England?

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Lesson summary: Eleanor, Richard and John

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