Blanche of Castile , Princess of Castile, Queen of France

F, (4 March 1188 - 27 November 1252)
Father-Biological*Alfonso IX the Noble , King of Castile b. 11 Nov 1155, d. 5 Oct 1214
Mother-Biological*Eleanor of England , Princess of England and Queen of Castile b. 13 Oct 1162, d. 25 Oct 1214
Family Lines
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Boudreau Line
Last Edited=19 Jun 2022
Blanche of Castile
     Blanche of Castile , Princess of Castile, Queen of France was born on 4 March 1188 at Palencia, Castile and León, Spain.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Alfonso IX the Noble , King of Castile and Eleanor of England , Princess of England and Queen of Castile.

Blanche of Castile , Princess of Castile, Queen of France, age 12, married Louis VIII the Lion , King of France, age 12 , son of Philip II Augustus , King of France and Isabella of Hainaut, on 23 May 1200 at Abbey of Port-Mort, Bapaume, Normandy, France.1,4,2,5,3 Starting in 1227, Blanche of Castile, served as regent during her son, Louis IX's minority. Blanche of Castile , Princess of Castile, Queen of France died on 27 November 1252 at Paris, France, at age 64.1,4,3 She was buried at Maubuisson Abbey, Saint-Ouen-l'Aumône, Île-de-France, France.1

Compeller's Notes:
Death: Moriarty (1963) gives her death date as 1 December 1262.2

Children of Blanche of Castile , Princess of Castile, Queen of France and Louis VIII the Lion , King of France

Citations

  1. 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. Moriarty, G. Andrews. "The Plantagenet Descent from the Cid", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume CXVII (April 1963).
  3. 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.
  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650, Fifth Edition. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982.
  5. 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.