Eleanor of Castile and the Viscountess Jeanne of Châtelleraut

by John Carmi Parsons

Publisher: Society of Genealogists in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 144 Downloads: 307
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  • Eleanor, -- Queen, consort of Edward I, King of England, -- d. 1290 -- Family,
  • Jeanne, -- de Châtelleraut, -- fl. 1307 -- Family

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Eleanor of Castile: The Shadow Queen. K likes. This page is devoted to my biography of Eleanor of Castile, Edward I's beloved queen, for whom he created the famous Eleanor . Queen Eleanor of France painter Joos van Cleve Dutch the Netherlands (Eleanor of Austria ( – ), called Eleanor of Castile, Archduchess of Austria and Infanta of Castile from the House of Habsburg, and subsequently became Queen consort of Portugal (–) and of France (–). Eleanor of Castile. Studley, Warwickshire: Brewin Books, (OCoLC) Named Person: Eleanor, Queen consort of Edward I King of England; Eleanor, Queen consort of Edward I King of England: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book. Joan of Acre had an exotic start in life; she was born in Palestine, whilst her parents were on the 9th Crusade, in the spring of Joan’s parents, Prince Edward of England and Eleanor of Castile, had arrived in Palestine in May The Crusade had very little success and the nominal King of Jerusalem, Hugh III of Cyprus, brought it to an end by signing a 10 year truce .

Strangely the story begins in England with the first Plantagenet King, Henry II (). Henry’s children, through their marriages, spread family connections throughout Europe. His daughters became Duchess of Saxony, Queen of Sicily with Henry’s daughter, Eleanor (), married to King Alfonso VIII () of Castile and Toledo. King Alfonso VIII built .   6. Blanche ( – ), married Louis VIII of France, who had been originally betrothed to Blanche’s older sister Urraca before Eleanor of Aquitaine met the sisters and decided Blanche was a more appropriate queen of France. Famously, Eleanor crossed the Pyrenees with her granddaughter in , when Eleanor would have been in her 70s, to bring . Castile Parsons, John C. "Eleanor of Castile and the Countess Margaret of Ulster: An Essay on a Possible Kinship." TGM 20 (June ): – Parsons, John C. "Eleanor of Castile and the Viscountess Jeanne of Chatellerault. "TGM 23 (December ): – Stimmel, Robert L. "Descent of Alfonso X of Castile from the Earliest Kings of.   Sara Cockerill studied law at the University of Oxford. She is a practising QC specialising in commercial law, and the author of a leading specialist legal text. She has had a lifelong interest in English history and has devoted her spare time over the past ten years to researching the life of Eleanor of Castile..

Eleanor of Castile, or Leonor as she was known in early life, was born in , the second of five children of Ferdinand III, King of Castile and Joan of Dammartin, Countess of Ponthieu. She was named for her father's maternal grandmother, Eleanor of England, the daughter of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, who married Alfonso VIII of Castille. Joan of Artois, Countess of Foix, Viscountess of Béarn (French: Jeanne d'Artois; – after 24 March ), was a French noblewoman, and the wife of Gaston I de Foix, Count of Foix, Viscount of to she was imprisoned by her eldest son on charges of scandalous conduct, dissolution, and profligacy. Eleanor of Aquitaine (French: Aliénor/Éléonore; or – 1 April ) was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in western Europe during the High Middle Ages and a member of the Ramnulfid dynasty of rulers in southwestern France. She became Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right while she was still a child, then later Queen consort of France .

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Eleanor of Castile ( – 28 November ) was an English queen consort, 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.

She was with him on the Ninth Crusade, when he was wounded at Acre, but Father: Ferdinand III of Castile. Eleanor of Castile ( – 28 November ) was the first queen consort of Edward I of England. She was also Countess of Ponthieu in her own right from until her death insucceeding her mother and ruling together with her husband.

However, while reading this book, Eleanor of Castile emerges as a Queen interested only in acquiring property, property and more property. Edward I is always short of cash, but he doesn’t mind paying for more properties for his wife, even on remote locations like the Isle of Wight.

Eleanor also made sure to arrange good marriages for her many 4/5(65). Source: Free copy from Amberley in exchange for a review. All reviews expressed are from my own opinion. Summary: On the 1st of Novembertwelve year old Eleanor of Castile (), and fifteen year old Edward (), the son of Henry III () king of England were married.

Eleanor's brother Alfonso X () was king of Castile /5. Eleanor Of Castile, queen consort of King Edward I of England (ruled –). 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 E. Eleanor of Castile ( – 28 November ) was the queen of Edward I of England.

She was also Countess of Ponthieu from until her death in Edward and Eleanor married at the monastery of Las Huelgas, Burgos on 1 November Several of her relatives came to England soon after her marriage. Aenor de Châtellerault From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Aénor of Châtellerault, duchess of Aquitaine (Châtellerault, Vienne, France, c.– March in Talmont) was the mother of Eleanor of Aquitaine, arguably.

Eleanor of Aquitaine ( – 1 April ) was queen consort of France (–) and England (–) and duchess of Aquitaine in her own right (–). As the heir of the House of Poitiers, rulers in southwestern France, she was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in western Europe during the High Middle was patron of literary.

Eleanor de Castilla b. Castile p. Fernando III, Rey de Castilla y León and Jeanne d'Aumale, Comtesse de Ponthieu m. Edward I 'Longshanks' of England 18 Oct Abbey of Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile, Spain.

28 Nov Harby, Nottinghamshire bur. Westminster Abbey. Titles. Eleanor "Leonora" de Castilla (EN: Eleanor of Castile). Eleanor was born as doña Leonor de Castilla, twelfth of the fifteen children of King Fernando III of Castile and León, by his second wife Jeanne de Dammartin, countess of Ponthieu.

Her date of birth is often given asfollowing Agnes Strickland, in her Lives of the Queens of England (volume 2, ), who states that Eleanor was "about. 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 She was 9, Edward was Although this was purely an arranged, political marriage, it developed into a strong love affair.

The couple had Parsons, J. C., ‘Eleanor of Castile and the Viscountess Jeanne of Châtelleraut’, Genealogists Magazine, 23(4) (), p. Parsons, J. C., ‘Eleanor of Castile: Legend and Reality through seven centuries’ in Parsons, D.

(ed.), Eleanor of Castile – Essays to commemorate the th Anniversary of her death: 28 November Eleanor of Castile looks at the wife of Edward I of England, a woman eulogized since the sixteenth century as a model of virtuous womanhood and queenly excellence who overcame the impediment of her foreign birth to win all English hearts.

By exploring Eleanor's behavior and the ways in which it was interpreted by her subjects, John Carmi Parsons overturns this view/5(2). Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile On 13th October ( has also been suggested, but most sources agree on ) the Queen of England gave birth to a 2nd daughter at Domfront Castle in Normandy, Eleanor.

She was the 6th child of Europe's most glamorous and controversial couple; Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Eleanor of Castile ( – 28 November ) was the first queen consort of Edward I of England. She was also Countess of Ponthieu in her own right from until her death insucceeding her mother and ruling together with her husband. Eleanor was born in Spain (the exact location is unknown), daughter of King Ferdinand III of Castile and Joan, Countess of.

Eleanor of Castile thus becomes a study in the construction of the imagery of one woman's power and her society's perception of that imagery.

Parsons also considers the evolution of the queen's posthumous legend as her reputation was fashioned and refashioned in response to changing opinions on women and s: 3.

Eleanor of Castile definition: –90, Spanish wife of Edward I of England. Eleanor Crosses were erected at each place | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. The first of these ladies, Viscountess Jeanne of Châtellherault, has already appeared in the earlier chapters.

She was the daughter of Eleanor’s mother’s youngest sister, Mathilde of Dammartin, and was demonstrably a close contact of Eleanor’s over a number of years. Eleanor of Castile was born in late as the daughter of Ferdinand III of Castile and Joan, Countess of Ponthieu.

Her early years are shrouded in mystery, but we know she was present at her father’s deathbed in 1 He was succeeded by her elder half-brother, now King Alfonso X, who was 20 years older than Eleanor. Eleanor Plantagenet, born inwas 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 Eleanor was the first of a long line of Eleanors of Castile.

Just recently this book Eleanor of Castile by Sara Cockerill was released. Eleanor of Castile was the daughter of Ferdinand III of Castile and Joan, Countess of Ponthieu.

Her exact birthdate is not known, but it is estimated that she was born in late Eleanor married Edward I of England on 1 November   “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 While researching this enigmatic queen, I found Eleanor of Castile to be. HM George I's Great Grandmother. HRE Ferdinand I's 6-Great Grandmother. U.S.

President [W. HARRISON] 's Great Grandmother. PM Churchill's Great Grandmother. HM Margrethe II's Great Grandmother. Eleanor of Castile ( – 28 November ) was an English queen, 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. She was with him on the Ninth Crusade, when he was wounded at Acre, but the popular story. Eleanor of Castile From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Eleanor of Castile ( 28 November ) was the first Queen consort of Edward I of England. Eleanor was born in Castile, Spain, daughter of Fernando III, King of Castile and Leon and his second wife, Jeanne, Countess of Ponthieu.

Born in Burgos, Burgos, Castilla-Leon, Spain on 10 Sep to Jean Juan John II Enriquez de Trastamara de CASTILLE Castile. Eleanor of Castile passed away on in La Espina, Asturias, Asturias, Spain. Eleanor married Alphonso VIII Sanchez, King Of Castile inat age Alphonso was born on November 18in Soria Castle, Castile, Spain.

His occupation was King of Castile. Eleanor of Castile (c–90), queen of Edward I. the daughter of Ferdinand III, Eleanor married Edward I in Octoberwhen they were both children, bringing with her Gascony. The couple were unusually close and Eleanor accompanied him on several crusades.

Much of her time was taken up with raising their fourteen children, including the future Edward II, born in. The title of Count of Ponthieu passed to Jeanne’s second surviving son, Louis, but he too was destined to die relatively young and due to the customs of Ponthieu, his children could not inherit the title.

Instead it reverted to Jeanne. Upon Jeanne’s death inPonthieu—and Jeanne’s huge debts—passed to Eleanor (and Edward). Eleanor of Castile was born inin Castile, to Ferdinand III of Castile and Joan, Countess of Ponthieu.

Eleanor had one brother: Alfonso X of Castile. Eleanor married Edward I of England inat age. Medieval Queens and Princesses - Eleanor of Castile. Name: Eleanor of Castile; Married: King Edward I of England Family connections / Genealogy: Eleanor of Castile was the daughter of Fernando III, King of Castile and Leon and his second wife, Jeanne, Countess of Ponthieu.Get this from a library!

The Court and household of Eleanor of Castile in an edition of British Library, additional manuscript with introduction and .Eleanor of Castile, Countess of Ponthieu - The daughter of St Fernando II, King of Castile, and his second wife Jeanne, the daughter of Simon II of Dammartin, Count of Ponthieu and Aumale.

(b.Castile, Spain - d.Harby, Nottinghamshire, England) Buried in Westminster Abbey, London marriedBurgos.