Eleanor of Aquitaine Timeline

Timeline created by Grayson77
  • 1122

    Eleanor's Birth

    Eleanor's Birth
    William X, Duke of Aquitaine and Aénor de Châtellerault First born child.
  • 1137

    Eleanor's Father's Death

    The death of Eleanor's father death lead to her inheriting all her father's land and gaining her the title of Duchess of Aquitaine.
  • 1137

    The marriage and Eleanor and Louis VII

    The marriage and Eleanor and Louis VII
    Eleanor of Aquitaine was then the most sought after bride of her generation. King Louis VI took Eleanor under his wing and arranged for her to marry his heir Louis VII. The same year they were married.
  • 1145

    Birth of Marie of France

    Birth of Marie of France
    Birth of Louis VII and Eleanor's first child.
  • 1147

    Start of Second Crusade

  • 1149

    The End of the Second Crusade

  • 1151

    The Birth of Alix of France

    The Birth of Alix of France
    The Birth of Louis VII and Eleanor's second child
  • 1152

    Divorce of Eleanor and Louis VII

    Eleanor and Louis then got divorced as Louis claimed Eleanor had not yet produced a son.
  • Aug 17, 1153

    Birth of William IX

    Birth of William IX
    The Birth of Eleanor and Henry II's first child
  • Feb 28, 1155

    Birth of Henry the Young King

    Birth of Henry the Young King
    The Birth of Eleanor and Henry II's second child
  • 1156

    Birth of Matilda of England

    Birth of Matilda of England
    The Birth of Eleanor and Henry II's third child
  • Sep 8, 1157

    Birth of Richard I

    Birth of Richard I
    The Birth of Eleanor and Henry II's fourth child
  • Sep 23, 1158

    Birth of Geoffrey II

    Birth of Geoffrey II
    The Birth of Eleanor and Henry II's fifth child
  • Oct 13, 1161

    Birth of Eleanor of England

    Birth of Eleanor of England
    The Birth of Eleanor and Henry II's sixth child
  • 1165

    Birth of Joan of England

    Birth of Joan of England
    The Birth of Eleanor and Henry II's seventh child
  • Dec 24, 1166

    Birth of John

    Birth of John
    The Birth of Eleanor and Henry II's eighth child
  • 1173

    Eleanor's Imprisonment

    Eleanor was imprisoned for treason against the king as it was believed she had helped her son Young Henry flee to France and start a rebellion.
  • 1189

    Eleanor's Release

    Eleanor was released after 16 years in house arrest. It was her son Henry the Young king's last wish on is deathbed which was carried out by King Richard the Lion heart.
  • Apr 1, 1204

    Eleanor's Death

    Eleanor's Death
    This timeline was made by Xan Gray