On this date in our family history . . . the 18th day of May . . . which was Whitsunday in the year 1152 . . . at the Bordeaux Cathedral in Aquitaine, France . . . a recently divorced Eleanor of Aquitaine marries Henry II of England . . . this Eleanor and Henry are the Eleanor and Henry of The Lion in Winter . . . and they are believed to be 22nd great-grandparents of our Josephine (1842-1899) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history timeline . . .
From the Norman Conquest to the Reign of Victoria;
Or, Royal Book of Beauty
By Mary Botham Howitt:
See also :: Aquitaine