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The Lion in Winter Character Descriptions

Anthony Harvey
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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Alais Capet - This character is the mistress of King Henry II of England and the sister of King Philip II of France. She is a beautiful twenty-three-year-old woman who has been Henry's mistress since she was sixteen-years-old.

Philip Capet - This character arrives at the English court to negotiate with King Henry a sixteen-year-old treaty between France and England. At seventeen, he, who has been the King of France for three years, is described as handsome, impressive, and politically savvy.

Queen Eleanor - See Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Eleanor of Aquitaine...

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