Royal Tombs
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Royal Tombs

Polychrome royal tombs in the nave of the Romanesque abbey church, built 1105-60. The polychrome tombs in the foreground are those of King Henry II Plantagenet (d. 1189); his queen Eleanor of Aquitaine (d. 1204); their son King Richard I the Lionheart (d. 1199); and Isabella of Angouleme (d. 1246), the wife of their youngest son, King John (d. 1216). Abbey of Fontevraud, Loire Valley, France.