On This Day

What Happened in May 1152

Famous Weddings


The Most Expensive Divorce in HistoryThe Most Expensive Divorce in History

May 18 Eleanor of Aquitaine marries Henri of Anjou, handing the future King Henry II of England most of France, allowing future kings of England to claim France for centuries thereafter
Read the Article >>

An artist's impression of what Eleanor could have looked like
An artist's impression of what Eleanor could have looked like

Famous Deaths

  • May 3 Matilda of Boulogne, Queen of England (b. 1105)