Eleanor of Aquitaine is a very intriguing women who not only was married to a king but two of them! She first married Louis VII of France in 1137 AD and then later King Henry II of England. In today’s post I am going to share a letter that her son King Richard I of England wrote her while being held captive during his third crusade in 1193.
Elizabeth vehemently denies the implication she had anything to do with the Wyatt Rebellion that took place in order to overthrow her older half-sister Queen Mary I of England. In a heart-wrenching letter, Elizabeth pleads her innocence on all the charges.