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The Battle of Taillebourg: victory of the French Saint Louis over Henry III of England

On the 21st of July, 1242, the Battle of Taillebourg happened.  It was a decisive battle during the Saintonge War that lasted between 1242 and 1243.  The Capetian forces were confronted by Hugh X

Eleanor of Provence: loved by Henry III, but unpopular with the English

Eleanor of Provence, who was Queen of England as wife of King Henry III of England, died on the 24th or 25th of June 1291 in England.  She is one of the few English queens who was not buried at

Tumultuous life: Isabella of Angoulême, second wife of King John of England

Isabella of Angoulême, second wife of King John of England, died on the 4th of June 1246 at Fontevraud Abbey, where she was buried in the abbey’s churchyard, as if seeking atonement for her