Blanche of France. Infanta of Castile. Born. 1253. Jaffa, County of Jaffa and Ascalon. Died. 1323 (aged 69–70) Paris, Kingdom of France. Burial.
Blanche of Castile (Spanish: Blanca de Castilla; 4 March 1188 – 27 November 1252) was Queen of France by marriage to Louis VIII. She acted as regent twice during the reign of her son, Louis IX: during his minority from 1226 until 1234, and during his absence from 1248 until 1252.
Blanche Of Castile, French Blanche De Castille, Spanish Blanca De Castilla, (born 1188, Palencia, Castile [Spain]—died Nov. 12, 1252, Paris, France), wife of Louis VIII of France, mother of Louis IX (St. Louis), and twice regent of France (1226–34, 1248–52), who by wars and marital alliances did much to secure and unify French territories.
Blanche of Castile (Blanca de Castilla in Spanish; March 4, 1188 – November 26, 1252), wife of Louis VIII of France. She was born in Palencia, Spain, the third daughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and of Eleanor of England. Eleanor was a daughter of Henry II of England and his Queen consort Eleanor of Aquitaine.
March 4, 1188 – November 27, 1252 Her support and guidance would help create one of the greatest French kings in history. Blanche of Castile was born in Castile on March 4, 1188, to King Alfonso VIII and Queen Eleanor. She descended from Castilian royalty and English royalty through her mother.
Blanche of Castile (1188–1252)Queen of France and actual ruler for 14 years during the reign of her son, Saint Louis IX. Name variations: Blanca of Castille. Born on March 4, 1188, in Valencia, Castile (some sources cite 1187); died on November 27, 1252, in an abbey near Melun, France; third daughter of Alphonso VIII (b. 1155), king of ...
Blanche was offered in marriage to Philip II of France’s eldest son, Louis (the future Louis VIII), as part of the Treaty of Le Goulet between Philip and John I of England (Blanche’s uncle). In 1200, Blanche crossed from her homeland over the Pyrenees and into France to be married, accompanied by her grandmother, Eleanor of Aquitaine, then ...
Dates: March 4, 1188 - November 12, 1252 Known for: Queen of France, 1223-1226; Queen Mother 1226-1252 regent of France 1226-1234 and 1248-1252 queen consort of King Louis VIII of France mother of King Louis IX of France (St. Louis) Also known as: Blanche De Castille, Blanca De Castilla About Blanche of Castile:
Blanche of Castile. Born to wealth, Blanche of Castile (1188-1252) took the reins of leadership early in life as the wife of Louis VIII, King of France and later as co-regent during her son, Louis IX's, minority. She proved to be a good, albeit strong willed leader, keenly adept at dealing with her male counterparts.. Blanche of Castile was born on March 4, 1188 in Palencia, Castile, an area ...
Blanca de Francia (en francés: Blanche de France), (1253 - París; 1320), princesa francesa, hija de Luis IX de Francia e infanta de Castilla por su matrimonio con Fernando de la Cerda, primogénito y heredero de Alfonso X el Sabio, rey de Castilla.