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Unformatted text preview: 20% of all British land goes to royal family and domain 80% Norman nobles Domesday book- massive census, detailed books to centralize powerexploit pesantry Elenor: Duchess of Aquitaine- most capable woman in Middle Ages Smart, keeping up power Louis VII marries Elenor, doubles French territories Elenor cannot produce male heir, divorces her Henry II vassel of Lous VII, marries Elenor Has 2 boys with Henry II, John and Richard the Lionheart...
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- Spring '08