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Royal effigies in abbey church of Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Loire Valley, Maine-et-Loire, France. These tombs are in the nave of the Romanesque abbey church and represent King Henry II Plantaganet of England, 1133-89, and his wife and queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, 1122-1204. They date from the 12th and 13th centuries and are topped with painted effigies of the dead, although their remains are no longer present, thought to have been destroyed during the French Revolution. The abbey...
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