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. She also ruled as Countess of Ponthieu suo jure from 1279.
Eleanor Of Castile, (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.
Eleanor of England ( Spanish: Leonor; c. 1161  – 31 October 1214   ), was Queen of Castile and Toledo  as wife of Alfonso VIII of Castile.   She was the sixth child and second daughter of Henry II, King of England, and Eleanor of Aquitaine.   She served as Regent of Castile during the minority of her son Henry I for 26 ...
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.
In October 1254 aged just 15, he married Eleanor (Leonor), daughter of Ferdinand III, King of Castile and Leon, at Las Huelgas. It was a love match and the couple were inseparable until her death. They had four sons, including Edward II , and eleven daughters.
Eleanor of Castile was the wife of King Edward I of England. This medieval union was a very successful one, both politically and personally; indeed such was Edward’s grief on the death of his wife that he had the beautifully ornate stone ‘Eleanor Crosses’ erected in her memory…
Eleanor of Castile was a 13th-century queen. Born at the Castilian royal court, she married the future King Edward I of England (r.1272–1307) in 1254. Early life Eleanor was the daughter of King Fernando III of Castile (r. 1217–1252) and Juana of Ponthieu (d. 1279), his second wife.
Eleanor of Castile ( c. 1242–90), queen of Edward I. the daughter of Ferdinand III, Eleanor married Edward I in October 1254, when they were both children, bringing with her Gascony. The couple were unusually close and Eleanor accompanied him on several crusades.
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.
Eleanor of Castile. (1241-1290), Queen of Edward I and Countess of Ponthieu. Sitter in 2 portraits. Eleanor of Castile was the first queen consort of King Edward I. She was the daughter of King Ferdinand III of Castile and his wife, Joan of Ponthieu. In 1254 Eleanor was married to Lord Edward, son of England's King Henry III.