Eleanor Tour 2017

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Websites:

 

http://queeneleanorcycleride.org.uk/

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_of_Castile

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-northamptonshire-39985010/northampton-s-eleanor-cross-memorial-in-urgent-need-of-repair

 

Pictures of the existing crosses and tombs:

http://www.paradoxplace.com/Photo%20Pages/UK/British%20History/Eleanor%20Crosses/Eleanor_Crosses.htm

 

Sculptural viewpoint on the crosses: 

http://www.speel.me.uk/gp/eleanorcross.htm
 

http://www.geddington.net/history/royal-hunting-lodge/
 

Books:

 

Eleanor of Castile: The Shadow Queen by Sara Cockerill (2015) Amberley Publishing
www.saracockerill.com ​

Eleanor of Castile: Queen and Society in Thirteenth-Century England by John Carmi Parsons (1998) Palgrave Macmillan
 

A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain by Marc Morris (2009) Windmill Books

Other relevant reading on medieval metaphors and culture which informed the development of the show:

The Lais of Marie de France translated by Robert Hanning and Joan Ferrante 1978 Baker Academics
 

The Seat Perilous: Arthur's Knights and the Ladies of the Lake by Bernard Kelly and June Peters (2013) The History Press Ltd.
 

Plots and Powers: Magical Structures in Medieval Narrative by Anne Wilson (2001) University Press of Florida
 

Three Medieval Queens: Queenship and the Crown in Fourteenth-Century England by Lisa Benz St. John (2012) Palgrave
 

Romancing the Goddess: Three Middle English Romances about Women by Marijane Osborn (1998) University of Illinois Press
 

Queenship and Voice in Medieval Northern Europe by William Layher (2010) Palgrave.
 

Discourses on Love, Marriage, and Transgression in Medieval and Early Modern Literature by Albrecht Classen (2005) Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
 

Shakespeare and the Goddess of Complete Being by Ted Hughes (1992) Faber and Faber
 

Origins of the Sacred: The Ecstasies of Love and War by Dudley Young (1991) HarperPerennial
 

Love in the Western World by Denis de Rougemont (1983) Princeton University Press
 

The Holy Grail: Its Origins, Secrets & Meaning Revealed by Malcolm Godwin (1994)  Studio.
 

Courtly Love: The Path of Sexual Initiation by Jean Markale (2000) Inner Traditions Bear and Company.
 

Women of the Celts by Jean Markale (1986) Inner Traditions
 

Snowy Tower: Parzival and the Wet Black Branch of Language by Martin Shaw (2014) White Cloud Press