[LMB] OT: Eleanor and the Henrys (was Haroche (was Duv's background))

Harimad harimad2001 at yahoo.com
Wed May 16 19:39:31 BST 2012


A> On 4/18/12, Aruvqan <aruvqan at gmail.com> wrote:
A> Makes you rather wonder about  this world's history, in
A> something like the whole misheva between Eleanor of
A> Aquitaine and the Henrys. I know that the nobles had to
A> swear alliance, and take sides but I can not see the random
A> peasant wanting more than the whole bunch of nobles to go
A> the hell away so he could get the crops in ... and to have
A> the damned horses to stop trampling his wheat fields!

While I agree with you in general, if the peasants knew about Henry II's legal reforms in England they might actually have had a preference.  He did some awfully good things for the peasants, did Henry.

- Harimad


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