Eleanor de Montfort

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  • Hardcover
  • 232 pages
  • Eleanor de Montfort
  • Louise J. Wilkinson
  • English
  • 19 October 2017
  • 1847251943

About the Author: Louise J. Wilkinson

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Eleanor de Montfort As Sister Of Henry III And Aunt Of The Future Edward I, Eleanor De Montfort Was At The Heart Of The Bloody Conflict Between The Crown And The English Barons At Lewes In Simon De Montfort Captured The King And Secured Control Of Royal Government A Woman Of Fiery Nature, Eleanor Worked Tirelessly To Support Her Husband S Cause She Assumed Responsibility For The Care Of The Royal Prisoners And She Regularly Dispatched Luxurious Gifts To Henry III And The Lord Edward But The Family S Political Fortunes Were Shattered At The Battle Of Evesham In August Where Simon De Montfort Was Killed The Newly Widowed Eleanor Rose To Her Role As Matriarch Of Her Family, Sending Her Surviving Sons And The Family Treasure Overseas To France, Negotiating The Surrender Of Dover Castle And Securing Her Own Safe Departure From The Realm The Last Ten Years Of Her Life Were Spent In The Dominican Convent At MontargisDrawing On Chronicles, Letters And Public Records This Book Reconstructs The Narrative Of Eleanor S Remarkable Life

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10 thoughts on “Eleanor de Montfort

  1. Sarah u says:

    Before reading this book, I had chatted about it in groups with friends Some described it as dry, which to me shows no two people read the same book, because I didn t find this dry at all I found it engaging, detailed, thorough and an excellent study of the life of Eleanor of England, daughter of king John and sister of Henry III I particularly enjoyed the chapter about 1265 an important year, and a year for which Eleanor s household accounts survive The author focuses on Eleanor and does n Before reading this book, I had chatted about it in groups with friends Some described it as dry, which to me shows no two people read the same book, because I didn t find this dry at all I found it engaging, detailed, thorough and an excellent study of the life of Eleanor of England, daughter of king ...

  2. Jodi says:

    Louise Wilkinson has done wonderful work with a topic with scant records available Eleanor de Montfort, being a younger daughter of a Medieval king, was not going to have extensive records concerning her childhood With her value being associated with her marriage contract her life until marriage would be recorded in the annals asof an accident than a purposeful record Eleanor, not as dynamic as her namesake and predecessor, Eleanor of Aquitaine, was interesting nonetheless Married to Louise Wilkinson has done wonderful work with a topic with scant recor...

  3. Dean Irwin says:

    This is one of the most impressive non fiction history books that I ve read in quite some time and is made all theimpressive because the subject of the narrative has often been overshadowed by herillustrious or infamous relations her brother King Henry III, her nephew Edward I, her husbands William Marshal Jr and Simon de Montfort Moreover, Wilkinson maintains her academic integrity while, at the same time, producing a highly readable and incredibly well researched and written boo This is one of the most impressive non fiction history books that I ve read in quite some time and is made all theimpressive because the subject of the narrative has often been overshadowed by herillustrious or infamous relations her brother King Henry III, her nephew Edward I, her husbands William Marshal Jr and Simon de Montfort Moreover, Wilkinson maintains her academic integrity while, at the same time, producing a highly readable and incredibly well researched and ...

  4. Gin Tadvick says:

    Interesting study of Eleanor de Montfort It is obvious that Louise put a large effort into the research of this extrordinary woman.