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  2. Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile - Wikipedia,_Queen...

    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.

  3. Eleanor Of Castile | queen of England | Britannica

    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.

  4. Eleanor of Castile - Wikipedia

    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.

  5. Eleanor of Castile - Historic UK

    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...

  6. Eleanor of Castile, Queen of England – The Freelance History ...

    Eleanor of Castile, Queen of England. “Here lies Eleanor, sometime Queen of England, wife of King Edward son of King Henry, and daughter of the King of Spain and Countess of Ponthieu, on whose soul God in his pity have mercy. Amen.”. Norman-French inscription around Eleanor of Castile’s tomb.

  7. Westminster Abbey - Wikipedia

    In 1290, Eleanor of Castile, queen of Edward I, died in Nottinghamshire. Over the course of several days, the body was brought to Westminster Abbey, and at each of the places the cortège rested, an Eleanor cross was erected in memory. The most famous of these is Charing Cross, the last stop before the funeral. Eleanor of Castile is buried in ...

  8. Edward III of England - Wikipedia

    Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377), also known as Edward of Windsor before his accession, was King of England from January 1327 until his death in 1377. He is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II. Edward III transformed the Kingdom of ...

  9. "Political Sibyl" Daria Khristoforovna Lieven

    Great influence on history, culture and the formation of European civilization was provided by Eleanor of Aquitaine - the queen of France, England and "courtly love", the wife of two kings (Louis VII and Henry II Plantagenet), the mother of Richard the Lionheart and John (John) Landless. Her relatives are almost all US presidents.

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