Eleanor Plantagenet

Eleanor Plantagenet

Birth
Domfront, Departement de l'Orne, Basse-Normandie, France
Death 31 Oct 1214 (aged 52)
Burgos, Provincia de Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain
Burial Burgos, Provincia de Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain
Plot Inside the church
Memorial ID 10783007 · View Source
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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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  • 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 .