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Blanche of Castile, Princess of Castile, Queen of France

Blanche of Castile, Princess of Castile, Queen of France

Female 1188 - 1252  (64 years)

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  • Name Blanche of Castile  
    Born 4 Mar 1188  Palencia, Castile and León, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    General Information Blanche of Castile served as the regent during the minority of her son, Louis IX. 
    Blanche of Castile as regent and her son Louis IX
    Blanche of Castile as regent and her son Louis IX
    Died 27 Nov 1252  Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Buried —  Maubuisson Abbey, Saint-Ouen-l'Aumône, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Siblings 1 Sibling 
    Person ID I2962  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2021 

    Father Alfonso IX "the Noble", King of Castile,   b. 11 Nov 1155, Soria, Castile and León, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1214, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Eleanor of England, Princess of England and Queen of Castile,   b. 13 Oct 1162, Falaise, Calvados, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1214, Burgos, Castile and León, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1170  Burgos, Castile and León, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage He was 14 years - She was 7 years  
    Family ID F2344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louis VIII "the Lion", King of France,   b. 5 Sep 1187, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1226, Château de Montpensier, Montpensier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 23 May 1200  Bapaume, Hauts-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Age at Marriage She was 12 years - He was 12 years  
    Marriage Info They were married in the Abby of Port-Mort, which I have not located.  [1
    Children 3 children 
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F2278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death: Moriarty (1963) gives her death date as 1 December 1262. [4]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Mar 1188 - Palencia, Castile and León, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1200 - Bapaume, Hauts-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Saint Louis IX, King of France - 25 Apr 1215 - Poissy, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Nov 1252 - Paris, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - — - Maubuisson Abbey, Saint-Ouen-l'Aumône, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Blanche of Castile
    Blanche of Castile

  • Sources 
    1. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002).

    2. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).

    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    4. [S1452] Moriarty, G. Andrews. "The Plantagenet Descent from the Cid" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume CXVII, April 1963).

    5. [S64] Langston, Aileen Lewers and J. Orton Buck Jr. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume II, (Cottonport, Louisiana:Order of the Crown of Charlemagne , 1974 ).

    6. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941).