Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife to two kings, mother to two others, has been waiting in Heaven a long time eight centuries,or less to be reunited with her second husband, Henry II of England Finally, the day has come when Henry will be judged for admission While Eleanor, never a patient woman in life or afterlife, waits, three people, each of whom was close to Eleanor during a time of her life, join her Their reminiscences do farthan help distract Eleanor they also paint a rich portrait of an extraordinary woman who was front and center in a remarkable period in history and whose accomplishments have had an important influence on society through the ages


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