Eleanor Of BRITTANY

Female 1275 - 1346  (71 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Eleanor Of BRITTANY was born 1275 (daughter of John II Of BRITTANY and Beatrice Of ENGLAND); died 16 May 1346.

    Other Events:

    • Residence: A nun at Amesbury, Abbess of Fontevrault


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John II Of BRITTANY was born 03 Jan 1238 (son of John I Rufus Le Roux Of BRITTANY and Blanche DE CHAMPAGNE); died Between 16 and 18 Nov 1305, Lyons; was buried , Carmelite Church, Ploernel, Brittany.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Jean II De Dtrux
    • Fact: 1st Duke of Brittany, Earl of Richmond

    Notes:

    John was also known as Earl of Richmond, 1st Duke of Brittany. He is the son of John I Rufus (Le Roux) Of Brittany and Blance (daughter of Theobald IV, Count of Champagne and King of Navarre).

    They had 3 sons and 3 daughters:
    John Of rittany
    Mary of Brittany
    Aruther II
    Eleanor

    John married Beatrice Of ENGLAND 22 Jan 1260, Abbey of St. Denis, Paris. Beatrice (daughter of Henry III King Of ENGLAND and Eleanor Of PROVENCE) was born 25 Jun 1242, Bordeaux, Gascogne, France; died 24 Mar 1274/5, Bretagne, France; was buried , Grey Friars, Newgate, Middlesex, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Beatrice Of ENGLAND was born 25 Jun 1242, Bordeaux, Gascogne, France (daughter of Henry III King Of ENGLAND and Eleanor Of PROVENCE); died 24 Mar 1274/5, Bretagne, France; was buried , Grey Friars, Newgate, Middlesex, England.

    Notes:

    Beatrice was buried at Grey Friars Church, Newgate, London, however, her heart was buried in Fontevrault Abbey in Anjou.

    Children:
    1. Blanche Of BRITTANY died 19 Mar 1327.
    2. Arthur II Duke Of BRITTANY was born 25 Jul 1262; died 27 Aug 1312.
    3. John Of BRITTANY was born 1266; died Between 17 Jan 1333 and 1334; was buried , Church of the Franciscans at Nantes.
    4. Piers Count Of LEON
    5. 1. Eleanor Of BRITTANY was born 1275; died 16 May 1346.
    6. Mary Of BRITTANY was born 1268; died 03 May 1339.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John I Rufus Le Roux Of BRITTANY was born 1217; died 08 Oct 1286.

    John — Blanche DE CHAMPAGNE. Blanche (daughter of Theobald IV King Of NAVARRE and Marguerite DE BOURBON) was born Abt 1220, Navarra, Spain; died 11 Aug 1283; was buried , Abbaye De La Joie, France. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Blanche DE CHAMPAGNE was born Abt 1220, Navarra, Spain (daughter of Theobald IV King Of NAVARRE and Marguerite DE BOURBON); died 11 Aug 1283; was buried , Abbaye De La Joie, France.
    Children:
    1. 2. John II Of BRITTANY was born 03 Jan 1238; died Between 16 and 18 Nov 1305, Lyons; was buried , Carmelite Church, Ploernel, Brittany.

  3. 6.  Henry III King Of ENGLAND was born 01 Oct 1207, Winchester, England (son of John 'Lackland' King Of ENGLAND and Isabella Of ANGOULEME); died 16 Nov 1272, Westminster Palace, London, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, London, England.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: King of England
    • Birth: Between 10 Oct 1206 and 1207, Winchester Castle, Hampshire, England
    • Crowned: 28 Oct 1216, Gloucester Cathedral
    • Crowned: 17 May 1220, Westerminster Abbey

    Notes:

    [Hulett FTW from MC Scott.FTW]

    [ingram1.FTW]

    http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/cgi-bin/gedlkup/n=royal?royal01281
    Reigned 1216-1272. A minor when he took the throne he did not take the reigns of Government himself until 1234. Baronian discontent simmered, boiling over in 1258 when Henry facing financial disaster attempted to raise large sums from his magnates. Reforms were agreed upon but then renouced by Henry. Simon de Montford lead a rebellion against the King (the Barons Wars) which was defeated after initial success, thereafter Hnery ceeded much of his power to his son. Burke say he was born 10 Oct 1206 and married 14 Jan, crowned 1216.Henry III was buried at Westminster abbey, however, his heart was buried at Fontevrault.

    According to "Blood Royal": it is extremely unlikely that Henry III had any mistresses, and no illegitimate issue for him is recorded. Through 36 years of married life, until Henry's death (at 65), he and his Queen remained devoted to one another.

    Name:
    Henry III of England (of Winchester), King of England, son and heir, was born at Winchester Castle on 1 Oct 1207. He was crowned, aged nine, at Gloucester on 28 Oct 1216. Henry assumed personal rule when he declared himself to be of full age in January 1227, and sought to recover the lands in France lost by his father. Henry's personal rule in the direction of royal finances without the participation of the barons provoked discontent. The barons were further repelled by the influence over his government by his Queen's Savoyard kinsmen. His Lusignan half-brothers involved him in a disastrous foray in France. Henry's need for financial support compelled him in 1258 to agree to the creation of a privy council of barons to advise him and to oversee the administration of government. Henry sought help fro the French king, Louis IX,and in 1259 made peace abandoning claim to the lost lands in France (the titles of Duc de Normandie and Comte d'Anjou in 1259, also renouncing claims to the counties of Maine, Touraine, and Poitou) and agreeing to hold the province still in his hands, the Duchy of Gascony, as a feudal vassal of Louis and his successors. His major baronial opponent by 1264 was his brother-in-law Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester. In the ensuing civil war Montfort captured Henry and his eldest son, Edward, at the battle of Lewes in Sussex on 14 May 1264. Montfort ruled England in Henry's name until he was defeated and killed at the battle of Evesham on 4 Aug 1265 by Henry's son, the future King Edward I who assumed effective control of the government.

    Henry married Eleanor Of PROVENCE 04 Jan 1236, Canterbury, C, England. Eleanor (daughter of Raymond IV BERENGAR and Beatrice Of SAVOY) was born Between 1217 and 1222, Aix-en-Provence, France; died 24 Jun 1291, Amesbury, Wiltshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Eleanor Of PROVENCE was born Between 1217 and 1222, Aix-en-Provence, France (daughter of Raymond IV BERENGAR and Beatrice Of SAVOY); died 24 Jun 1291, Amesbury, Wiltshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Eleanor of Provence
    • Name: Elbeonore Countess Of Provence
    • Name: Eleanor Berenger
    • Birth: Abt 1217, Aix-en-Provence, C, France
    • Birth: Abt 1223, Aix-en-Provence, France
    • Crowned: 20 Jan 1236, Westminster Abbey

    Notes:

    Elbeonore was buried at Convent Church, Amesbury, however, hr heart was buried in the Church of Friars Minors (Minories), London.

    Children:
    1. Edward I "Longshanks"Of ENGLAND was born 17 Jun 1239, Westminster Palace, London, England; was christened , Westminster, Middlesex, England; died 07 Jul 1307, Burgh-on-the-Sands, near Carlisle; was buried 28 Oct 1307, Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
    2. Margaret Of ENGLAND was born 29 Sep 1240, Windsor, England; died 26 Feb 1275, Cupar Castle, Cuper, Fifeshire,Scotland; was buried , Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland.
    3. 3. Beatrice Of ENGLAND was born 25 Jun 1242, Bordeaux, Gascogne, France; died 24 Mar 1274/5, Bretagne, France; was buried , Grey Friars, Newgate, Middlesex, England.
    4. Edmund 'Crouchback' Of LANCASTER was born 16 Jan 1245, London; died 05 Jun 1296, Bayonne, Pyrennes-Atlantiques, France; was buried , Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
    5. Richard Of ENGLAND was born Abt 1247, Westminster, England; died Bef 1256, Westminster, Middlesex, England.
    6. John Of ENGLAND was born Abt 1250, Westminster, England; died Bef 1256, Westminster, Middlesex, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey.
    7. Katherine Of ENGLAND was born 25 Nov 1253, Westminster, London, Middlesex, England; died 03 May 1256/7, Westminster,Middlesex, England; was buried , Westerminster Abbey.
    8. William Prince Of ENGLAND was born Abt 1256, Westminster, England; died 1256; was buried , New Temple, London, Middlesex, England.
    9. Henry Of ENGLAND was born , Westminster, England; died , Died Young; was buried , Westminster Abbey.


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Theobald IV King Of NAVARRE was born 03 May 1201, Navarra, Spain (son of Thibault V Count Of CHAMPAGNE and Blanche Princess Of NAVARRE); died 08 Jul 1253, Pampeluna, Navarra, Spain.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Count of Brie and Bar-sur-Seine
    • Fact: A Crusader
    • Name: Theobald I King Of Navarre

    Theobald married Marguerite DE BOURBON 22 Sep 1232. Marguerite (daughter of Archambaud IX Lord Of BOURBON and Beatrice DE MONTCULON) was born Abt 1211, Navarra, Spain; died 12 Apr 1256, Provins, Brie, France. [Group Sheet]


  2. 11.  Marguerite DE BOURBON was born Abt 1211, Navarra, Spain (daughter of Archambaud IX Lord Of BOURBON and Beatrice DE MONTCULON); died 12 Apr 1256, Provins, Brie, France.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Margaret Of Bourbon

    Children:
    1. Margaret Of NAVARRE
    2. Theobald II King Of NAVARRE was born Abt 1237, Champagne, France; died 1270.
    3. Henri I King Of NAVARRE was born Abt 1244, Troyes, France; died 22 Jul 1274, Pampeluna, Navarra, Spain; was buried , Notre Dame De Paris, Paris, Isle De France.
    4. 5. Blanche DE CHAMPAGNE was born Abt 1220, Navarra, Spain; died 11 Aug 1283; was buried , Abbaye De La Joie, France.
    5. Beatrice Of CHAMPAGNE

  3. 12.  John 'Lackland' King Of ENGLAND was born 24 Dec 1167, Beaumont Palace, Oxford, England (son of Henry II 'Curtmantle' King Of ENGLAND and Eleanor Of AQUITAINE); died 18 Oct 1216, Newark Castle, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England; was buried , Worcester Cathedral.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: John Plantagenet
    • Fact: Between 1199 and 1216, King of England
    • Crowned: 27 May 1199, Westminster Abbey

    Notes:

    [Hulett FTW from MC Scott.FTW]

    http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/cgi-bin/gedlkup/n=royal?royal01364
    Reigned 1199-1216. Signed Magna Carta in 1215 at Runnymede. His reign saw renewal of war with Phillip II Augustus of France to whom he has lost several continental possesions including Normandy by 1205. He came into conflict with his Barons and was forced to Sign the Magna Carta. His later repudiation of the charter led to the first barons war 1215-17 during which John died. Burke says he was born in 1160. King of Ireland 1177, Count of Mortain 1189, Earl of Gloucester.Called Lackland because by the time he was born, his older brothers' inheritances had been decided, and there was little left for him (Warren, King John, pg 28). Barber, The Devil's Crown, pg 53 states: that "no provision was made for John, who, born nine years after the last son's birth, was too young to be considered in an age when infant mortality was very high."

    Name:
    John of England (Lackland), brother and heir, youngest son, was born at Oxford on 24 Dec 1167. His father's attempt to provide territory in France for him provoked rebellion by is older brothers. His father granted him the lordship of Ireland in 1177, and arranged his succession to the earldom of Gloucester. His father's continued favour to him contributed to the rebellion of John's older brother Richard I, though at the end of Henry's reign John deserted his father to support Richard who, on accession as King in 1189, made John Comte de Mortagne in Normandy. John was married for the first tine at Marlebridge on 29 Aug 1189 to Isabel of Gloucester, Countess of Gloucester, youngest daughter and co-heiress of William FitzRobert, Earl of Gloucester, by Hawise, daughter of Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester. Henry had arranged the marriage before his death, but it was delayed because Baldwin, Archbishop of Canterbury, had forbidden it on account of consanguinity (the were both great-grandchildren of King Henry I). On appeal to Rome the papal legate in England annulled the Archbishop's interdict. John became Earl of Gloucester 'jure uxoris'. Richard, who was childless, acknowledged that his successor as King of England was his and John's nephew Arthur, son of their deceased brother Geoffrey. While Richard was on crusade John broke his promise not to enter England during Richard's absence and, on learning of Richard's imprisonment in Germany, attempted, though unsuccessfully, to seize control of England. On Richard's return John was banished and disinherited though he was pardoned and recognized as heir when Arthur fell into the hands of the king of France, Philippe II. On the death of Richard in 1199, John took the Throne, and was crowned King of England on Ascension Day 27 May 1199. In 1199, through the Archbishop of Bordeaux and the Bishops of Poitier and Saintonge, and after a ten-year childless marriage, John obtained a divorce from his wife on the grounds of consanguinity. This enraged the Roman Curia as presuming to dissolve what had been joined by their authority. He intervened in the politics of his county of Poitou, and in trying to settle the quarrel between the rival families of Lusignan and Angouleme, was married for the second time at Bordeaux on 24 Aug 1200 to Isabelle D'Angouleme, daughter and heiress of Aymer Taillefer, Comte d'Angouleme, by Alice, daughter of Pierre de France, Seigneur de Courtenay. She was born in 1188, and had been betrothed to Hugues IX de Lusignan, Cote de La Marche. She was crowned on 8 Oct 1200. War with France followed John's refusal to appear before Philippe II concerning the grievance of the Lusignans. At first John was successful in defending his Frence lands, capturing his nephew Arthur (who died in custody), but in 1204 lost Normandy, Anjou, Maine and Touraine to the French king. For the next ten years John resided almost permanently in England (the first such Angevin king) and attempted to restore his finances for further warfare in France by determined taxation and exploitation of his feudal prerogatives (later the basis for the charge of tyranny). When he insisted on his, rather the Pope's right to nominate the Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Innocent III in 1208 imposed an Interdict on England suspending all religious services, and excommunicating King John. After five years of amassing the revenues of vacant or appropriated sees and abbeys, John agreed to become a vassal to the Pope for an annual tribute of one thousand marks, with absolution from excommunication and the lifting of the Interdict. John continued his fight with the French, now with the Pope as his ally, but attempts finally collapsed with the defeat of his continental allies at Bouvines in 1214. An alliance of barons took advantage of this defeat to launch a rebellion which was successful in forcing John to a comprehensive and humiliating Magna Charta ensuring the feudal rights of the barons and the reinstatement of English law, signed at Runnymede on 19 June 1215. John soon repudiated the charter and civil war resumed. John of England, King of England, died suddenly in the midst of campaigning at Newark on 19 Oct 1216, and was buried at Worcester Cathedral where his effigy is to be seen on his tomb.

    John's loss of the French dominions, his disputes with Rome, and a high level of taxation had the English nobility up in arms against him. In 1215 they forced the King to sign the Magna Carta, guaranteeing their rights in relation to those of the crown. This led to civil war, which only ended with John's death.

    Despite his problems with France and the English barons, recent historical research suggests that John was a keen administrator, a good general, an astute diplomat, and a hard-working and intelligent ruler with a strong sense of justice.

    John married Isabella Of ANGOULEME 24 Aug 1200, Bordeaux, Gironde, France. Isabella (daughter of Aymer "Taillifer" DE VALENCE and Alice DE COURTENAY) was born 1188, Angouleme; died 31 May 1246, Fontevraud; was buried , Fontevrault Abbey. [Group Sheet]


  4. 13.  Isabella Of ANGOULEME was born 1188, Angouleme (daughter of Aymer "Taillifer" DE VALENCE and Alice DE COURTENAY); died 31 May 1246, Fontevraud; was buried , Fontevrault Abbey.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Isabella De Taillefer
    • Name: Isabelle Of Angouleme
    • Crowned: 08 Oct 1200, Westminster Abbey

    Notes:

    Isabella, "as a penance for her sins", she desired to be buried humbly in a common cemetary at Fontevrault.
    Her son, Henry III "some years later" had her body moved into the Abbey and ordered an effigy for her tomb.

    Isabella's varying situations demonstrate the modern-day definitions of the different kinds of queens. When she was married to the reigning king, she was a queen consort. When John died, she became a queen dowager, and if she had ruled for her young son, Henry III, she would also have been a queen regent.

    Children:
    1. 6. Henry III King Of ENGLAND was born 01 Oct 1207, Winchester, England; died 16 Nov 1272, Westminster Palace, London, England; was buried , Westminster Abbey, London, England.
    2. Richard Of ENGLAND was born 05 Jan 1209, Winchester, England; died 02 Apr 1272, Berkhampstead, Hertfrodshire, England; was buried 13 Apr 1272, Hayles Abbey.
    3. Joan Of ENGLAND was born 22 Jul 1210, Coucy, Alsne, France; died 5 Mar 1238, Havering-atte-Bower, Essex; was buried , Tarrant, Keynstan,Dorsetshire, England.
    4. Isabel Of ENGLAND was born 1214, Gloucester, England; died 01 Dec 1241, Fogia, Apulia, Italy; was buried , Andria, Bari, Apulia, Italy.
    5. Alianore Of ENGLAND was born 1215, Gloucester, England; died 13 Apr 1275, Montargis, Loiret, France; was buried , Montargis, France.

  5. 14.  Raymond IV BERENGAR was born 1198, France (son of Alfonso and Gersenda Of SABRAN); died 19 Aug 1245, Aix, France.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Count of Provence and Forcalquier
    • Lineage: Count of Provence
    • Name: Raymond V Berenger

    Notes:

    [Hulett FTW from MC Scott.FTW]

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    http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/cgi-bin/gedlkup/n=royal?royal1881
    Berenger was the last and most illustrious of the Royal Proven┴al Counts; and, even had he not been the sovereign of the land of song, his own verses would have entitled him to a distinguised rank among the Troubadour poets. He was relatively impoverished count who could provide little dowry for his
    daughters.

    Raymond married Beatrice Of SAVOY 05 Jun 1219. Beatrice (daughter of Thomas I and Beatrix Of GENEVA) was born 1198, Chambbery, Savoie, France; died Dec 1266, France. [Group Sheet]


  6. 15.  Beatrice Of SAVOY was born 1198, Chambbery, Savoie, France (daughter of Thomas I and Beatrix Of GENEVA); died Dec 1266, France.

    Other Events:

    • Death: 1226

    Notes:

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    Celebrated with her husband for learning and literary taste.

    Children:
    1. 7. Eleanor Of PROVENCE was born Between 1217 and 1222, Aix-en-Provence, France; died 24 Jun 1291, Amesbury, Wiltshire, England.
    2. Raymond DE PROVENCE was born 1221, Aix-En-Provence; died , Died Young.
    3. Margaret Of PROVENCE was born 1221, St Maime B., Forcalquier, Bourgogne; died 21 Dec 1295, Paris, Isle De France, France; was buried , St Denis, Isle De France.
    4. Sanchia Of PROVENCE was born Abt 1225, Aix-En-Provence; died 09 Nov 1261, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, England; was buried , Hailes Abbey, Hailes, Gloucestershire, England.
    5. Beatrice Of PROVENCE was born 1234, Aix-En-Provence; died 23 Sep 1267, Nocera; was buried , Roque-Pymont, France.