Queen Eleanor sucking the poison from King Edward's arm. Coloured stipple etching by Wynne Ryland, 1780, after A. Kauffman.
- Kauffmann, Angelica, 1741-1807.
- 1 March 1780
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According to a story spread by the description in Paul de Rapin, L'histoire d'Angleterre, 1724-1727, Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I, saved her husband's life by sucking poison from his arm in 1274
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