Countess of Ponthieu Eleanor of CASTILE

Female 1244 - 1290  (46 years)


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  • Name Eleanor of CASTILE  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Title Countess of Ponthieu 
    Born 1244  Burgos, Burgos, Castile, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Gender Female 
    Crowned 19 Aug 1274  Westminster Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death 20 Nov 1290  [1
    Death 24 Nov 1290  Herdeby,Near Grantham,Lincolnshire, ENGL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Name Eleanor Of Castille  [1
    Died 29 Nov 1290  Herdeby, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 7
    Buried Westminster Abbey, London, ENGL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Notes 
    • Eleanor's heart was buried in the Dominican Blackfriars Church, London; her entrails in Lincoln Cathedral.

      From Parson, Eleanor of Castile 1290-1990, pg 16: The grief-stricken Edward I ordered the erection of memorial cross in each of the 12 towns where her body rested on its return to London.
    Person ID I10364  Main Tree
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2018 

    Father Ferdinand III "The Saint" of CASTILE,   b. 1200, Near Salamanca Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1252, Seville Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Jeanne DE DAMMARTIN,   b. Between 1208 and 1220,   d. 15/16 Mar 1278/9, Abbeville, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1237  Burgos, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 6, 8
    Family ID F05236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edward I "Longshanks"Of ENGLAND,   b. 17 Jun 1239, Westminster Palace, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 1307, Burgh-on-the-Sands, near Carlisle Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married Oct 1254  Las Huelgas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married Oct 1254  Abbey of Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married 18 Oct 1254  [3, 5, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Joan Of ENGLAND,   b. 1260, Windsor, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 7 Sep 1265, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)  [Birth]
     2. Alianor Of ENGLAND,   b. 17 Jun 1264, Windsor, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 12 Oct 1297 and 1298, Ghent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [Birth]
     3. John Of ENGLAND,   b. 10 Jun 1266, Windsor, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1271, Westminster Palace Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)  [Birth]
     4. Henry Of ENGLAND,   b. 13 Jul 1267, Windsor, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1274, Merton, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)  [Birth]
     5. Juliana Of ENGLAND,   b. 1271, Holy Land Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Sep 1271, Holy Land Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     6. Joan (of Acre) Of ENGLAND,   b. 1272, Acre, Palestine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1307, Clare, Sufolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)  [Birth]
     7. Alphonso Of ENGLAND,   b. 24 Nov 1273, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1284, Windsor Castle Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)  [Birth]
     8. Margaret Of ENGLAND,   b. 11 Sep 1275, Windsor, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1318, Brussels Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [Birth]
     9. Berengaria Of ENGLAND,   b. 1276, Kennington, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1279  (Age 3 years)  [Birth]
     10. Mary Of ENGLAND,   b. 11 Mar 1278, Windsor, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 08 Jul 1332, Amesbury Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 54 years)  [Birth]
     11. Isabella Of ENGLAND,   b. 1279,   d. 1279  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     12. Alice Of ENGLAND,   b. 12 Mar 1279, Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1291  (Age 11 years)  [Birth]
     13. Elizabeth Of ENGLAND,   b. 07 Aug 1282, Rhuddlan Castle, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 May 1316, Quendon, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [Birth]
     14. Edward II King Of ENGLAND,   b. 25 Apr 1284, Caernarvon Castle, Caernarvonshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1327, (Murdered) Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucesteshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)  [Birth]
     15. Beatrice Of ENGLAND,   b. 1286, Aquitaine, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     16. Blanche Of ENGLAND,   b. 1290,   d. 1290  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F05216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1244 - Burgos, Burgos, Castile, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Oct 1254 - Las Huelgas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Nov 1290 - Herdeby, Lincolnshire Link to Google Earth
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