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What Happened in March 1152

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Mar 4 Frederick I Barbarossa elected Holy Roman Emperor

Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa
Holy Roman Emperor
Frederick Barbarossa

Famous Divorces


The Most Expensive Divorce in HistoryThe Most Expensive Divorce in History

Mar 21 In one of the most expensive divorces in history, French King Louis VII is granted an annulment from Eleanor of Aquitaine on the grounds of consanguinity (being from the same kinship as another person)
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An artist's impression of what Eleanor could have looked like
An artist's impression of what Eleanor could have looked like