Illustrated story of Medieval Europe's most tempestuous family seen through the eyes of their contemporaries. Beautiful color illustrations accompany accounts of Henry II and his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Richard the Lionheart, and his brother, King John. Descriptions of pageantry, court life, and royal double-dealing. Chronicles linked with modern commentary by specialists. Illustrated throughout.Hallam, Elizabeth is the author of 'Plantagenet Chronicles - Elizabeth M. Hallam' with ISBN 9780517140765 and ISBN 0517140764.