A proud taste for scarlet and miniver

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Publisher:
Atheneum,
Pub. Date:
1973.
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 5
Fountas & Pinnell:
W
Description
Eleanor of Aquitaine is in Heaven, waiting to learn whether or not her second husband, King Henry II of England, will be able to join her. Henry had died even before Eleanor, but he still had not won admission into Heaven. Waiting with Eleanor are Henry's mother, Matilda-Empress, and William the Marshal. A chance encounter with Abbot Suger, an old friend of Eleanor's from the time of her first marriage, starts the four of them remembering times past. Each person in turn tells a part of Eleanor's life, vividly illustrating the excitement of living in twelfth-century England and France, and especially the excitement of being Eleanor. Wife of two kings, mother of two others, Richard the Lion Heart and John, she set the tone of court life for her times, sponsored poets and musicians, established the legend of King Arthur as a romantic feature of English literature, set the Rules of Courtly Love, and helped rule a kingdom that spanned from Scotland to the Pyrenees. And she did all this in a time when a king could keep his queen a prisoner -- and did! This book is a novel, fiction, fantasy even. But everything in it about Eleanor and her family and her times is true.
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ISBN:
9780689301117
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.4, 5 Points
Fountas & Pinnell:
W
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Grouping Title proud taste for scarlet and miniver
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subject_facet Eleanor of Aquitaine, Consort of Henry 2, Eleanor, -- of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, -- 1122?-1204 -- Juvenile fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Plantagenets, 1154-1399 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display A proud taste for scarlet and miniver
title_full A proud taste for scarlet and miniver. Written and illustrated by E. L. Konigsburg
title_short A proud taste for scarlet and miniver
topic_facet Eleanor, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Consort of Henry 2, History