Eleanor of Aquitaine

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Eleanor of Aquitaine, daughter of William X, Duke of Aquitaine and Eleanor de Chastellerault, was born about 1124.1 She died at Potiers, France, 31 March 1204.2 Both she and her 2nd husband were buried at the church of the Abbey of Frontrevrault, Maine-et-Loire, France.2

Eleanor married (1) Louis VII, King of France, son of Louis VI, King of France and Adelaide of Savoy, at Bordeaux, France, 25 July 1137;1 they later divorced, 21 March 1152, on grounds of consanguinity;1 she married (2) Henry II, King of England, son of Sir Geoffrey Plantagenet, Knt. and Maud of England, at Bordeaux, 18 May 1152.2,3

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Family 1

Louis VII, King of France b. 1120, d. 18 Sep 1180
Children

Family 2

Henry II, King of England b. 5 Mar 1132/33, d. 6 Jul 1189
Children
  • William of England2 b. 17 Aug 1153, d. Apr 1156
  • Henry of England "the Young King," joint King of England2 b. 28 Feb 1155, d. 11 Jun 1183
  • Maud of England2 b. 1156, d. 28 Jun 1189
  • Richard "the Lionheart," King of England2 b. 8 Sep 1157, d. 6 Apr 1199
  • Geoffrey of England2 b. 23 Sep 1158, d. 19 Aug 1186
  • Eleanor of England+4,2 b. 13 Oct 1162, d. 25 Oct 1214
  • Joan of England2 b. Oct 1165, d. 24 Sep 1199
  • John "Lackland," King of England+2 b. abt. 27 Dec 1167, d. 19 Oct 1216

Citations

  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 3:21-24 (France 6), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:24-42 (England 4).
  3. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: Lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Other Historical Individuals, 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 1-24, 110-26, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  4. [S89] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr. and David Faris, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants, 7th ed. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1992), 110-27, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed.