Blanche of Castile

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Blanche of Castile, daughter of Alfonso VIII "el Noble," King of Castile and Eleanor of England, was born at Palencia, Castile, Spain, before 4 March 1188.1,2,3 She died at Paris, France, 27 November 1252,1,3,2 and was buried at Maubuisson Abbey, Pontoise, France, 29 November 1252.1,2,3

Blanche married Louis VIII "le Lion," King of France, son of Philippe II "Auguste," King of France and Isabella of Hainault, at Pont-Audemer, Normandy, France, 23 May 1200.1,3,2

Family

Louis VIII "le Lion," King of France b. 11 Sep 1187, d. 8 Nov 1226
Children

Citations

  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 3:26 (France 8), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S2062] Szabolcs de Vajay, "From Alfonso VII to Alfonso X: The First Two Centuries of the Burgundian Dynasty in Castile and Leon - A Prosopographical Catalogue in Social Genealogy, 1100-1300," Studies in Genealogy and Family History in Tribute to Charles Evans on the Occasion of His Eightieth Birthday, Linday L. Brook, editor (Salt Lake City, Utah: Association for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, 1989), 379, further cited as de Vajay, "From Alfonso VII to Alfonso X."
  3. [S248] George Andrews Moriarty, The Plantagenet Ancestry of King Edward III and Queen Philippa (Salt Lake City, Utah: Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Society, 1985), 108, further cited as Moriarty, Plantagenet Ancestry.