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Eleanor Plantagenet
Birth: Oct. 13, 1162
Death: Oct. 31, 1214

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. (bio by: Lutetia) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
   King Henry II (1133 - 1189)
   Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine (1123 - 1204)
 
 Spouse:
  Alfonso VIII Of Castile (1155 - 1214)*
 
 Children:
  Berenguela Of Castile (1180 - 1246)*
  Sancho de Castilla y Plantagenet (1181 - 1181)*
  Sancha de Castilla y Plantagenet (1182 - 1184)*
  Urraca Of Castile (1187 - 1220)*
  Blanche de Castile (1188 - 1252)*
  Fernando de Castilla y Plantagenet (1189 - 1211)*
  Mafalda de Castilla y Plantagenet (1191 - 1211)*
  Leonor Castilla Y Plantagenet De Aragona (1202 - 1244)*
  Enrique I Of Castile (1204 - 1217)*
 
 Siblings:
  Marie de Champagne (1145 - 1198)**
  Henry 'The Young King' Plantagenet (1155 - 1183)*
  Mathilda Plantagenet (1156 - 1189)*
   Richard I (1157 - 1199)*
  Geoffrey II Plantagenet (1158 - 1186)*
  Eleanor Plantagenet (1162 - 1214)
  Joan Plantagenet (1164 - 1199)*
  King John (1167 - 1216)*
  William Longespée (1176 - 1226)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Monasterio de Santa María la Real de las Huelgas
Burgos
Castilla y Leon, Spain
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lutetia
Record added: Apr 14, 2005
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Eleanor Plantagenet
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My 24th great grandmother.
- Patticlogger
 Added: Apr. 3, 2014
My 25th great grandmother.
- To Whom Do We Belong
 Added: Mar. 16, 2014
forget you not grandmother
- Lyne Hutton
 Added: Feb. 23, 2014
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