Renaissance One of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages, Eleanor of Aquitaine was Countess of Poitou, Queen of France and later Queen of England. She influenced politics, sponsored the Courtly Love movement, and even went on Crusade.
Eleanor of Aquitaine – First wife of both Louis VII of France and Henry II of England. Queen of France from 1137 - Queen of England from 1154 - She had two daughters with Louis VII before they divorced.
Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of two kings: Louis VII of France & Henry II of England, mother of two more: Richard the Lionhearted & King John ; she went on a Crusade with Louis & ruled England temporarily in Richard's absence to the Holy Land.