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Eleanor of Aquitaine (c. 1122—1204) queen of France, consort of Louis VII, and queen of England, consort of Henry II.

Silvia of Aquitaine

St Prosper of Aquitaine (c. 390—455)


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A region and former province of SW France, on the Bay of Biscay, centred on Bordeaux. A province of the Roman Empire and a medieval duchy, it became an English possession by the marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine to Henry II, and remained so until 1453.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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