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Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor was born, probably in 1122, in Bordeaux, France. She was the oldest child of William X, Duke of Aquitaine, and Aenor de Chatellerault. Although not originally the heir, since she had a younger brother, she became the heir when her mother and four-year old brother, William, died in 1130. William X was exceedingly fond of Eleanor, providing an excellent education and making her his constant companion. She was taught to read, write, and spea...