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  2. Eleanor of Castile (1307–1359) - Wikipedia

    Eleanor of Castile (1307–1359) was Queen of Aragon as the wife of King Alfonso IV from 1329 until 1336. Betrothal Eleanor was the eldest child and daughter of King Ferdinand IV of Castile by his wife, Constance of Portugal.

  3. Eleanor Of Castile | Spanish Queen, Castilian Queen ...

    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.

  4. Eleanor of Castile (1307–1359) |

    Eleanor of Castile (1307–1359) Queen-consort of Aragon. Name variations: Leonor of Castile; Leonor de Castilla; Infanta of Castile. Born in 1307; murdered in 1359 at the Château de Catroheriz; daughter of Ferdinand IV, king of Castile and Leon (r. 1296–1312), and Constance of Portugal (1290–1313); married Prince Jaime of Aragon, on ...

  5. Eleanor of Castile - Wikipedia

    Mother. Joan, Countess of Ponthieu. Religion. 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. She also ruled as Countess of Ponthieu suo jure from 1279.

  6. Eleanor of Castile - Historic UK

    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 | The British Library

    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.

  8. Edward I and Eleanor of Castile | Westminster Abbey

    Eleanor of Castile. She was born about 1241 and died at Harby in Nottinghamshire in November 1290. Her body was embalmed and Edward erected stone memorial crosses at the places where her funeral procession rested on its way back to London, from Lincoln to Charing Cross.

  9. Eleanor of Castile (1241–1290) |

    Born in late 1241 in Castile; died at Harby, Nottinghamshire, on November 28, 1290; daughter of Ferdinand III (1199–1252), king of Castile and Leon (r. 1217–1252) and Joanna of Ponthieu, Countess Aumale (d. 1279); became first wife of Edward I Longshanks (1239–307), king of England (r. 1272–1307), in 1254; children: Eleanor Plantagenet ...

  10. Eleanor Of Castile |

    Sue Minna Cannon The Oxford Companion to British History JOHN CANNON *Eleanor of Castile [1]* (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.

  11. Eleanor of Castile: A Consort of Contradictions | SpringerLink

    Abstract. The records of royal government and household depict Eleanor of Castile as a consummate Queen consort: a loyal wife, mother of King Edward I’s children, pious and a generous patron. Nevertheless, these acts rarely brought the attention of contemporary commentators. Instead, she was remembered for her attempts to secure her own ...