Eleanor of Aquitaine, 1122-1204, the most powerful woman of the high middle ages, mother to three Plantagenet kings, Henry (the young king), Richard the Lionheart and John.

Eleanor of Aquitaine, 1122-1204, the most powerful woman of the high middle ages, mother to three Plantagenet kings, Henry (the young king), Richard the Lionheart and John.

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 or 1124 –  April 1, 1204) - One of the wealthiest and most powerful women in Western Europe during the High Middle Ages.  One tough chick, generally speaking.

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 or 1124 – April 1, 1204) - One of the wealthiest and most powerful women in Western Europe during the High Middle Ages. One tough chick, generally speaking.

This is a great list!!  Could be good for most ages!       SmallWorld: 100 Not-Boring Writing Prompts for Middle- and High Schoolers

This is a great list!! Could be good for most ages! SmallWorld: 100 Not-Boring Writing Prompts for Middle- and High Schoolers

Eleanor of Aquitaine: Wealthiest and most powerful woman in Europe and the world during the High Middle Ages. Eleanor inherited the Duchy of Aquitaine and Poitiers after her father’s death when she was only 15 - transformed Aquitaine into one of the largest intellectual and cultural centers in Medieval Western Europe.

Eleanor of Aquitaine: Wealthiest and most powerful woman in Europe and the world during the High Middle Ages. Eleanor inherited the Duchy of Aquitaine and Poitiers after her father’s death when she was only 15 - transformed Aquitaine into one of the largest intellectual and cultural centers in Medieval Western Europe.

T'OROS ROSLIN GOSPELS (1262, Medieval, High Middle Ages). T'oros Roslin (Scribe & Artist. Armenia, active 1256-1268). Treasure Binding. Parchment bound between brown stamped moroccan leather with engraved and nielloed silver and jewels. 	More on the artist: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toros_Roslin The Walters Art Museum, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND. Photo enhanced to show detail. -pfb.  Pin from the source. Promote your blog in the caption. Ethics & Integrity aren't just words.

T'OROS ROSLIN GOSPELS (1262, Medieval, High Middle Ages). T'oros Roslin (Scribe & Artist. Armenia, active 1256-1268). Treasure Binding. Parchment bound between brown stamped moroccan leather with engraved and nielloed silver and jewels. More on the artist: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toros_Roslin The Walters Art Museum, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND. Photo enhanced to show detail. -pfb. Pin from the source. Promote your blog in the caption. Ethics & Integrity aren't just words.

Friesian Horse~ It is believed that during the Middle Ages, ancestors of Friesian horses were in great demand as war horses throughout continental Europe. Through the Early Middle Ages and High Middle Ages, their size enabled them to carry a knight in armor.

Friesian Horse~ It is believed that during the Middle Ages, ancestors of Friesian horses were in great demand as war horses throughout continental Europe. Through the Early Middle Ages and High Middle Ages, their size enabled them to carry a knight in armor.

Dunnottar Castle | Scotland in the High Middle Ages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   I'm liking that gate!

Dunnottar Castle | Scotland in the High Middle Ages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia I'm liking that gate!

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