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 Eleanor Plantagenet

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Eleanor Plantagenet

  • Birth 13 Oct 1162 Domfront, Departement de l'Orne, Basse-Normandie, France
  • Death 31 Oct 1214 Burgos, Provincia de Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain
  • Burial Burgos, Provincia de Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain
  • Memorial ID 10783007

Royalty. Daughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henri II. She was married to King Alfonso VIII of Castile in 1170. The marriage was very happy and they had 11 children. Four of her daughters will later become queens. They will sit on the thrones of Castile, Portugal and Aragon. The most famous of the sisters is Blanche, she will be queen of France, like her grandmother Eleanor. She was devastated when her husband died and followed him three weeks later.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Lutetia
  • Added: 13 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10783007
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Plantagenet (13 Oct 1162–31 Oct 1214), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10783007, citing Monasterio de Santa María la Real de las Huelgas, Burgos, Provincia de Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .