How did England come to acquire the fertile lands of southern France? A. It was a provision of the Treaty of Versailles. B. Joan of Arc gave the lands to England. C. Eleanor of Aquitaine married Henry II of England. D. England launched a military conquest.

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England acquired the lands in France when Eleanor married Henry II of England. Eleanor had a previous marriage that was annulled in 1152 AD, where she was married to a French noble, and had a substantial amount of land to her name. Henry marrying her allowed for this acquisition to occur.

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