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[[England]] had three queens named '''Eleanor'''.
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[[England]] had three [[queen]]s named '''Eleanor'''.
  
* [[Eleanor of Aquitaine]], who was wife of [[Henry II]], and mother of '''Henry''' the Young King, [[Richard I]], and [[John]].  She was the daughter of William, Duke of Aquitaine, and had previously been wife of '''Louis VII''' of [[France]], with whom she had no children, but a somewhat stormy annulment.  She lived between ''c.''1121 and 1204.
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* [[Eleanor of Aquitaine]], who was wife of [[Henry II]], and mother of [[Henry the Young King]], [[Richard I]], and [[John Lackland|John]].  She was the daughter of William, [[Duke]] of [[Aquitaine]], and had previously been wife of [[Louis VII]] of [[France]], with whom she had no children, but a somewhat stormy annulment.  She lived between c.1121 and 1204.
  
* Eleanor of Provence, who was wife of [[Henry III]] and mother of [[Edward I]].  She was the daughter of Raymond Berenger, Count of Provence, and lived between 1222 and 1291.  Her sister, Marguerite, became Queen of [[France]], marrying '''Louis IX'''.  Eleanor also had 2 daughters by Edward, Margaret and Beatrice, and a son, Edmund.
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* [[Eleanor of Provence]], who was wife of [[Henry III]] and mother of [[Edward I]].  She was the daughter of Raymond Berenger, [[Count]] of [[Provence]], and lived between 1222 and 1291.  Her sister, Marguerite, became Queen of [[France]], marrying [[Louis IX]].  Eleanor also had 2 daughters by Edward, Margaret and Beatrice, and a son, Edmund.
  
* [[Eleanor of Castile]], who was wife to [[Edward I]] and mother of [[Edward II]].  She was the daughter of Ferdinand of Castile and lived between 1244 and 1290.
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* [[Eleanor of Castile]], who was wife to [[Edward I]] and mother of [[Edward II]].  She was the daughter of Ferdinand of [[Castile]] and lived between 1244 and 1290.
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It may also be worth noting that [[Henry III]] had a daughter Eleanor, who married the younger [[Simon de Montfort]]; and the two had a daughter Eleanor who married [[Llewelyn the Last]], [[Prince of Wales]], and died in childbirth.
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Latest revision as of 09:26, 11 September 2008

England had three queens named Eleanor.

It may also be worth noting that Henry III had a daughter Eleanor, who married the younger Simon de Montfort; and the two had a daughter Eleanor who married Llewelyn the Last, Prince of Wales, and died in childbirth.