On This Day

May 1152 in History

Weddings in History


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

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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
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Deaths in History

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