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    Western France. Death: 31 March, 1204, when she was just 82 years of age, and surprisingly, she died at her place of birth, in Poitiers in Western France. Parents: Aenor de Châtellerault, (1103 – March 1130) and William X, Duke of of Aquitaine (1099 – April 9, 1137) Occupation: She was one of the most powerful, wealthy women in the history of the Middle Ages. She was the eldest child of William X, who was Duke of Aquitaine at that time, and she rose to be Queen of France. She was married to Louis VII

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    Women were married off for the dowry their husband could provide their family, or for political advantage. (Dean and Thomson 69) Eleanor of Aquitaine was crowned the Queen of France at the age of 15 after marrying into the crown, undeniably young for her position of power. But, it was because of her position as Queen of France and eventually Queen of England that helped her to make an impact on Medieval women and their roles in society. Eleanor was strong willed and never stopped fighting for others

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    Eleanor accompanies her first husband Louis on the second crusade. She also experiences sexism and discrimination with both of her husbands. Along the way she fights for her rights and while doing that she gets imprisoned for speaking her mind. Norah Lofts’ book Eleanor the Queen, accurately describes Eleanor's role in women's rights while being in a royal marriage, and also accurately describes the second crusade that was led by Louis, the king of France and was accompanied by Eleanor of Aquitaine

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    today’s standards, however, she had virtually no rights. Through her powerful position, Eleanor was able to slightly change the view of women during her time period. Eleanor was born in 1122 in Aquitaine, a part of southern France that was larger than the land the King of France ruled over. Unlike much of Europe during that time, Aquitaine gave many rights to women. Women in Aquitaine could inherit land and rule over it by themselves, something that would later be important in Eleanor’s life. Being

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    well- educated young woman who was born in what is now known as Southern France in between 1122 and 1124.She led an active life as a horsewoman, until she inherited her father’s title and extensive lands when her father William X, Duke of Aquitaine died. At which time she became Duchess of Aquitaine at age fifteen. Eleanor was then put under the guardianship of the King of France and was then betrothed to his son and heir, Louis. The king sent an escort of 500 men to tell Eleanor the news and take her

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    Aristotle once said, “The worst form of inequality, is trying to make unequal things equal.” A major example of this concept of inequality displays itself through humans. Although people may seem similar and equal, each personality and talent differs from one another. Now one might wonder what it would be like if every single person were truly equal. This theme is developed in the short story “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, and also in the film 2081 directed by Chandler Tuttle. Tuttle’s film

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    Darrius Jackson Professor Origill Western Civilization 11/19/2014 Voltaire's wrote Candide to show his view on how society and class, religion, warfare, and the idea of progress. Voltaire was a deist and he believed in religious equality, he wrote Candide to attack all aspects of its social structure by satirizing religion, society and social order by showing his hypocrisy. Voltaire was a prominent figure during the enlightenment era. Although he was not a typical enlightenment writer at his

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    considered to be a heroine of France for her part to play in the Lancastrian Phase of the Hundred Year War. She was also canonised as a Roman Catholic Saint. Joan of Arc was born to a peasant famiy named Jacques and Isabelle d’Arc at Dorémy in north-east France. Joan of Arc said she had visions of the Archangel Michael, Saint Margaret and Saint Catherine telling her to support Charles VII in recovering France from English domination late in the Hundred Year War. Charles VII sent Joan of Arc to the siege

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    In the medieval period of 1050-1300, the Kingdom of France progressed and developed along many lines. A new culture developed, a central government emerged and new lines of thought began to come into fruition. With these developments, many problems began to emerge. The issue of violence in general emerged as a problem that needed to be addressed by the government. In addition, greed and corruption ravaged the church questioning its moral integrity, and thus, its authority. In the scholarly world

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    be successful. The rulers of France, England, and Spain implemented clever and shrewd tactics which included obtaining power and influence over the papacy, reconstructing their governments, and enhancing state revenues through new and effective

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    Essay On New Monarchs

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    In 1460 through 1550 the “New Monarchs” in France, England, and Spain will create the groundwork of the modern nation-states development. This was stalled until the late 18 century and early 19 century because of the people 's lack of nationalism, since relations were closer near home. The partial reason for New Monarchs was because of the political structure failure in the 15 century that created money issues for sustaining knights, thus power rise for New Monarchs happened for the first time ever

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    seen as equal to men. Even though money was a huge factor in arranged marriages, another factor was the political stabilization. According to Tudor history website an example of this is Catherine of Aragon. She was betrothed to Arthur the son of Henry VII of England at age three. This created peace between Spain and England. Six short months later

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    P1 Unit 6 Research Paper

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    allies on the battlefield more, however still demanded more money. P10 (a) After Charles and Joan reunited, Joan convinced Charles to go to Reims Cathedral to be crowned as the next King of France. From Louis VIII(8th) in 1223 to Charles X(10th) in 1825, the Reims Cathedral is the birthplace of kings of France. However, taking Charles to Reims would be no easy task seeing as Reims was far behind enemy lines. (b) The royal army wiped out the remaining English forces in the Loire Valley while the duke

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    institutions to gain power. In England, the government was the first to govern through institution of systems, with the royal official giving the law and collecting revenues. Other parts of Europe did not develop as effectively. While Germany and France did transform their government institution and consolidate sources of power, England made the most successful use of its power. In all of Europe, England was the region that developed institution power. It was this institutional power that enabled

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    Joan Of Arc Significance

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    having been born a peasant and in a village, not in a city had very little education and with there were being two different factions of the French people following the two different kings, Kings Charles VII and King Henry V. Even with Joan’s little education, she believed that King Charles VII should be king because she had been given messages from the visions received from the saints of Margeret, Catherine and Michael that Charles was the one true king chosen by God. At the age of thirteen Joan

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    Joan of Arc was born in 1412 in France. The greater part of her childhood was generally uneventful, until in 1424, when she started having dreams. In her dreams, Saint Margaret, Saint Catherine, and Saint Michael advised Joan that Achievement 1: Dressing like a boy and pre- Orleans Between 1337 and 1453 there were a season of battles fought by the French and the English. It was known as the “hundred years war”. At this stage, the English were dominant. Joan at the age of 13 claimed she had visions

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    Queen Mary The I

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    Mary the I, also known as Mary Tudor, was the first queen to rule England in her own right. She lived in the 1500s and ruled for five years after having to overcome many obstacles. She was very loyal to God and her religion, which led her to changing Henry VIII’s (her father’s) way of ruling England by trying to bring catholicism back to her country. Mary the I was best known as Bloody Mary because of her behavior towards heretics. She revived and strictly applied the harsh rules against heresy and

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    Willingly, she helped distribute supplies to France and Germany. Besides all her responsibilities, she desired to establish the Red Cross in America. When she returned home, she received an iron cross merit. Speaking to congress, she successfully persuaded them and in 1881 National Security organized

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    Joan of Arc was born in 1412 in Domremy France. Her father Jacques d’ Arc and mother Isabelle were poor farmers, so Joan would have grown up with daily responsibilities. Her mother also taught her to become a talented seamstress. When Joan was around 12 years old, she began to experience visions from saints and angles. In these visions she was able to see and touch them. Over time they became more vivid, and the saints called her the ‘Saviour of France’, urging her to seek assistance from Charles

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    Joan Of Arc Dbq Analysis

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    Of Arc was born in May 1412 in Northeastern France. Her family was quite poor, so she didn't learn to read or write. But, her mother introduced the Catholic church and teachings to Joan, to which she enjoyed. At this time France was in deep war with England, this left many villagers in Joan’s town being forced to leave at the threat of invasion. At the age of 13, Joan started receiving missions from God. These messages told her how she was to save France by getting rid of enemies and set Charles

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