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  2. Eleanor of Castile - Wikipedia

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    Roman Catholicism. Eleanor of Castile (1241 – 28 November 1290) was Queen of England as the first wife of Edward I, whom she married as part of a political deal to affirm English sovereignty over Gascony . The marriage was known to be particularly close, and Eleanor travelled extensively with her husband.

  3. Eleanor Of Castile | queen of England | Britannica

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    Eleanor Of Castile, Spanish Leonor De Castilla, (born 1246—died Nov. 28, 1290, Harby, Nottinghamshire, Eng.), queen consort of King Edward I of England (ruled 1272–1307). Her devotion to Edward helped bring out his better qualities; after her death, his rule became somewhat arbitrary. Eleanor was the daughter of King Ferdinand III of Castile and his wife, Joan of Ponthieu. In 1254 Eleanor ...

  4. Edward I and Eleanor of Castile | Westminster Abbey

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    Eleanor of Castile by Jean Powrie, 1990. Eleanor of Castile, Essays to commemorate the 700th anniversary of her death, edited by David Parsons, 1991 (including the Crosses and tomb) Royal tombs of medieval England by Mark Duffy, 2003. The History of the King's Works vol.1 ed. H.M. Colvin 1963 (chapter XI - Royal tombs and monuments 1066-1485)

  5. Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile - Wikipedia

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    Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine. Eleanor of England ( Spanish: Leonor; c. 1161 [1] – 31 October 1214 [2] [3] ), was Queen of Castile and Toledo [4] as wife of Alfonso VIII of Castile. [5] [6] She was the sixth child and second daughter of Henry II, King of England, and Eleanor of Aquitaine. [7] [8] She served as Regent of Castile during the ...

  6. Eleanor of Castile - Historic UK

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    The story of this sometimes overlooked royal begins in Burgos in 1241. Born Leonor, named after her great-grandmother, she became known as Eleanor. Born into royalty, the daughter of Ferdinand III of Castile and his wife, Joan, Countess of Ponthieu, she had in fact much royal lineage as the descendant of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II of ...

  7. Eleanor of Castile and León, Queen consort of England (1240 ...

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    Eleanor of Castile (1241 – 28 November 1290) was the first queen consort of Edward I of England. She was also Countess of Ponthieu in her own right from 1279 until her death in 1290, succeeding her mother and ruling together with her husband. Eleanor was born in Castile, now Spain, daughter of Ferdinand III of Castile and Joan, Countess of ...

  8. Eleanor of Castile - English History

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    Eleanor of Castile was born the daughter of Ferdinand King of Castile and his second wife, Jeanne. She was their second child, and was born in 1241. Eleanor married Edward I, future King of England, in Burgos on 1st November 1254; Burgos is in the north of Spain. At the time of the marriage, Eleanor was around 13 years old.

  9. Eleanor of Castile (1241-1290) - Find a Grave Memorial

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    Of the 12 "Eleanor Crosses", three are still standing today. English Monarch. Queen consort of King Edward I "Longshanks". The daughter of Ferdinand III of Castile (St. Ferdinand) and Joan of Ponthieu, she was married to Edward in 1250. She was 13, Edward was 15.

  10. Past Lives: Eleanor of Castile and the Eleanor Cross ...

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    Eleanor of Castile and the Eleanor Cross. Discover the monument erected in Geddington, Northamptonshire, to commemorate the remarkable life of King Edward I’s beloved first wife. Eleanor was the daughter of the king of Castile, born in about 1241. Shortly before her 13th birthday she met her husband, Prince Edward of England, the future ...

  11. Eleanor, Queen of Castile (1162 - 1214) - ThoughtCo

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    Quim Llenas / Getty Images. Eleanor Plantagenet, born in 1162, was the wife of Alfonso VIII of Castile, daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, sister of kings and a queen; mother of several queens and a king. This Eleanor was the first of a long line of Eleanors of Castile. She was also known as Eleanor Plantagenet, Eleanor ...

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