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Deportation. 4 Suger’s cathedral was the first example of what came to be known as a. modern architecture. b. Medieval architecture. c. Doric architecture. d. Gothic architecture. Queen Eleanor of France How old was Queen Eleanor when she gave birth to her first child? a. 17 b. 22 c. 25 d. 30 ANSWERS: 1. b; 2. a; 3. c; 4. d; 5. b 5 33 Give Us Crosses! T he First Crusade was fought from 1096 to 1099, before Queen Eleanor was even born. Troops from Western Europe waged a war to capture the Holy Land from the Turks.
People began to ask questions about life and searched to uncover the answers. Artists became fascinated with the human body and tried to create pictures and sculptures as lifelike and realistic as possible. The Renaissance was an exciting era for Europeans. Much like those born during the Renaissance, Eleanor of Aquitaine, a woman before her time, pushed the boundaries of her role as a woman in the Middle Ages. 25 26 Eleanor of Aquitaine In a show of his love for Eleanor, King Louis tried to put down a revolt in Eleanor’s favorite city of Poitiers.
In view of his devotion to God, excommunication was unbearable. He decided to take matters into his own hands. King Louis blamed the Count of Champagne for all of his troubles. He called together an army of knights and invaded Champagne. His knights attacked the town of Vitry and took the townspeople by surprise. During the attack, the king’s 27 28 Eleanor of Aquitaine army set fire to all of the town’s thatched-roof houses. Townspeople dragged their sick and injured into the cathedral, thinking no one could harm them there.