The first woman to ask for divorce and lead an army, Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122) lived until she was 82 (pretty good considering most died in their 40s). She got a formal education, which was really rare for women in that era. There are rumours that she poisoned her second husband Henry II’s mistress, the Fair Rosamund.
When searching for a wedding dress, the amount of choices can be somewhat overwhelming — especially so when you're first starting to shop. What is the difference between all the different styles? We had the same questions, which is why we did some research and created this guide — complete with easy-to-understand illustrations and shopping options — for each distinct silhouette.