The Resource Gilded cages : the trials of Eleanor Aquitaine, a novel, Ellen Jones, (electronic resource)

Gilded cages : the trials of Eleanor Aquitaine, a novel, Ellen Jones, (electronic resource)

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Gilded cages : the trials of Eleanor Aquitaine, a novel
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Gilded cages
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the trials of Eleanor Aquitaine, a novel
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Ellen Jones
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eng
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Set against the splendor and scheming of the Middle Ages, this enthralling historical novel brings to life the magnificent Eleanor of Aquitaine, a woman far ahead of her time and one of history's most extraordinary queens Tumultuous. Passionate. Timeless. The marriage between Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry Plantagenet was like no other, born of power, politics, and an all-consuming, fiery love. Within two years of their wedding, Henry conquered England and together they ruled a vast kingdom. At first they worked to unify and repair their war-torn landsbefore being torn apart by intrigue, adultery, and deadly revenge. Henry II dreams of enacting a new judicial system, a common law that would help foster peace. But a devastating betrayal by his closest confidante, Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, thrusts Henry into a rivalry that threatens to tear church and state apart. Eleanor, an accomplished ruler in her own right, steps in to help Henry quell the rebellions across their lands. But when she learns of her husband's secret romance with the fair, young Rosamund de Clifford, it shatters her heart and ignites a bitter vengeance that will engulf their family in treachery and betrayal. As Eleanor takes the side of her sons against their father, these young royals, chafing for power of their own, wreak havoc across the continent, igniting a war whose tragic consequences Eleanor could never have foreseen
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Midwest
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Jones, Ellen
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813/.6
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fiction
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  • Nobility
  • England
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adult
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Gilded cages : the trials of Eleanor Aquitaine, a novel, Ellen Jones, (electronic resource)
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MWT11549895
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9781453289020
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11549895
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remote
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Gilded cages : the trials of Eleanor Aquitaine, a novel, Ellen Jones, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549895
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453289020
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549895
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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