Eleanor of England

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Eleanor of England, daughter of Henry II, King of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, was born at Domfront, Normandy, France, 13 October 1162.1 She died at Burgos, Spain, 25 October 1214.1 Both she and her husband were buried at Santa María la Real monastery, Burgos, Spain.1

Eleanor married Alfonso VIII "el Noble," King of Castile, son of Sancho III, King of Castile and Blanche of Navarre, at Burgos, Spain, in September 1170.1,2,3


Alfonso VIII "el Noble," King of Castile b. 11 Nov 1155, d. 5 Oct 1214


  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:114-5 (Castile 5), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [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.
  3. [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), 376, further cited as de Vajay, "From Alfonso VII to Alfonso X."
  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), 113-28, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed.
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