The Lion in Winter: Who Deserves to Be King?

Eleanor (standing second from the left) is surrounded by her three sons (one on the left of her, two to the right). They are standing inside a dusty castle corridor.

|Matthew Lambert| From the first moment we see King Henry, he’s dueling his youngest son, John, trying to toughen up the boy he wishes to become his successor one day. “Come at me,” the brash king shouts shortly before being upended. But he doesn’t stay down long… Continue reading

O Christmas Scheme, O Christmas Scheme

Eleanor (right) looks at her husband, King Henry (left). She is wearing a white scarf up to her ears.

|Liz Robau| King Henry is married to Queen Eleanor, with whom he had Richard, Geoffrey, and Johnny.
Richard, Geoffrey, or Johnny might soon be wed to Alais. Alais is the elder half-sister of French King Philip. King Philip is the son of dead King Louis. King Louis was married some… Continue reading