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Marie de Champagne

(1145—1198)


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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.

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Daughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Louis VII of France. She set up at Troyes from the 1160s a cultural centre modelled on that of her mother at Poitiers. Her most famous protégé was Chrétien de Troyes.

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


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