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Alphonso II of Provence Count of Provence [8403]
(-1209)
Garsinde of Sabran [11671]
(-Aft 1209)
Thomas of Savoy de Maurienne Count of Savoy [6668]
(1177-1233)
Marguerite of Geneva [48978]
Raymond V of Provence Berenger 4th Count of Provence [8402]
(1198-1245)
Beatrice de Savoie [11402]
(1198-1266)

Eleanor of Provence Berenger [2561]
(1217-1291)

 

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Henry III Plantagenet King of England [2560] [94RZ-9SP]

Eleanor of Provence Berenger [2561] 24

  • Born: 1217, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Marriage: Henry III Plantagenet King of England [2560] [94RZ-9SP] on 14 Jan 1236 in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England
  • Died: 24 Jan 1291, Amesbury Abbey, Wiltshire at age 74
  • Buried: Convent Church, Amesbury

bullet   FamilySearch ID: LC18-J2C.

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bullet  General Notes:

After King Henry died she tooks the veil at Amesbury.
The Complete Peerage vol.IV,p.320-321,note c.
http://www.hull.ac.uk/php/cssbct/cgi-bin/gedlkup.php/n=royal?royal01282

Was not popular in England, partly because of her arrogance but chiefly because the favors shown by the king to her relatives from abroad were a serious financial drain on the country. In July 1276, two years after Henry's death, she became a nun at Amesbury. Had great influence over her husband and the life-long affection of her eldest son Edward I. (Encyclopedia Americana).

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Acceded, 20 Jan 1236, Westminster Abbey, London, England.


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Eleanor married Henry III Plantagenet King of England [2560] [94RZ-9SP] [MRIN: 440], son of John I Lackland Plantagenet King of England [2562] [9CXJ-N8Z] and Isabella of Angoulême Taillefer Queen of England [4523], on 14 Jan 1236 in Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England. (Henry III Plantagenet King of England [2560] [94RZ-9SP] was born on 1 Oct 1207 in Winchester Castle, Hampshire, England, died on 16 Nov 1272 in Westminster Palace, Westminster, Middlesex, England and was buried on 20 Nov 1272 in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

• Alt. Marriage: Alt. Marriage, 14 Jan 1236. Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England




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