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  Blanche of Castile - Biocrawler
Blanche of Castile (1188-1252), wife of Louis VIII of France, third daughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and of Eleanor of England, daughter of Henry II, was born at Palencia.
In consequence of a treaty between Philip Augustus and John of England, she was betrothed to the former's son, Louis, and was brought to France, in the spring of 1200, by John's mother Eleanor.
Blanche had to bear the whole burden of affairs alone, to break up a league of the barons (1226), and to repel the attack of the king of England (1230).
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  Blanche of Castile - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: )
of France, third daughter of Alphonso VIII., king of Castile, and of Eleanor of England, daughter of Henry II., was born at Valencia.
In consequence of a treaty between Philip Augustus and John of England, she was betrothed to the former's son, Louis, and was brought to France, in the spring of 1200, by John's mother Eleanor.
Blanche had to bear the whole burden of affairs alone, to break up a league of the barons (1226), and to repel the attack of the king of England (1230).
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 Blanche of Castile Summary
Born to wealth, Blanche of Castile (1188-1252) took the reins of leadership early in life as the wife of Louis VIII, King of France and later as co-regent during her son, Louis IX's, minority.
Blanche of Castile was born on March 4, 1188 in Palencia, Castile, an area that is now part of central and northern Spain.
Blanche of Castile brought strength of character and a shrewd political mind to her regency, but she also brought an appreciation for beauty and poetry as seen through her own verses and the building of some of the worlds most beautiful cathedrals.
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She was born at Palencia, the third daughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and of Eleanor of England.
In consequence of a treaty between Philip Augustus and John of England, Blanche´s sister Urraca was betrothed to the former's son, Louis.
Blanche had to bear the whole burden of affairs alone, to break up a league of the barons (1226), and to repel the attack of the king of England (1230).
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Blanche of Castile (March 4, 1188 – November 26, 1252), wife of Louis VIII of France.
She was born in Palencia, Spain, the third daughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and of Eleanor of England.
In consequence of a treaty between Philip Augustus and John of England, Blanche's sister Urraca was betrothed to the former's son, Louis.
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 HOASM: Blanche of Castile
Queen Blanche of Castile (1188-1252) was born in Castile, then a kingdom in what is now central and northern Spain, as daughter of Alfonso VIII.
Blanche was in the position to benefit from an education otherwise unavailable to women, or to most men.
The queen established herself at Calais and organized two fleets, one of which was commanded by Eustace the Monk, and an army under Robert of Courtenay ; but all her resolution and energy were in vain.
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 PYR | The Crown Rose   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I was beginning to delve into the fascinating story of Queen Blanche of Castile and her struggle as a monarch to raise a son that would later become a saint.
Blanche was descended from the line of Eleanor of Aquitaine (think of The Lion in Winter) and was escorted to her waiting husband by the very same Eleanor, when she was not much older than twelve.
Blanche came from the country of Castile, a country now part of Spain, that allowed Muslim and Christian settlements peacefully side-by-side, a country that accepted Jewish communities, and as a product of her upbringing there, Blanche brought the religious tolerance and intellectual ingenuity of the Moorish Spain countryside into France.
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 Current tax implications of investing in and developing French residential property
An exciting event happened in the kingdom of Castile in the year 1200: The famous queen Eleanor of Aquitaine arrived on a state visit to choose a princess from among the King's daughters as a bride for Prince Louis of France, grandson of her first husband.
Blanche was eventually to prove a rival to Eleanor in political influence and success as queen of France.
Blanche went to London for the family marriage, which was to be a dynastic alliance.
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 28th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blanche was the daughter of Alfonso VIII of Castile and Eleanor, who was the daughter of Henry II of England.
A devout Roman Catholic, Blanche soon became involved in what she sincerely believed to be a holy war against the heretical Cathari, a sect founded on the belief that good and evil had two separate creators, which was flourishing throughout southern France.
Blanche was gradually able to subdue the revolt, establish a new truce with England, and, in 1229, pacify the south of France by signing the Treaty of Paris with Raymond VII, count of Toulouse.
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 Wikinfo | Blanche of Castile   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blanche of Castile (1188-1252), wife of Louis VIII of France, third daughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and of Eleanor of England, daughter of Henry II, was born at Valencia.
Philippe Augustus refused to help his son, and Blanche was his sole support.
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 Spooner Generations - resg115
Blanche Of Castile was born 4 Mar 1187/1188 in Palace Placentia, Castile, Spain.
Alfonso married Urraca Of Castile on 1206 in Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.
Urraca Of Castile was born 1186 in Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.
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 Aldalbert Family Genealogy
was born in 1137 in Toledo, Castile and died on 22 Jan 1188 in Benavente, Zamora, Castile.
was born in 1134 in Toledo, Castile and died on 31 Aug 1158 in Toledo, Castile.
Electrotype of the tomb-effigy of Eleanor of Castille
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 Appendix 1: An Embassy into the Marches by M. H. Vicaire, O.P.

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Historiographers and hagiographers of Castile, of the Church of Osma, of the Church of Spain or of the Universal Church, of the Cistercians or of the Jacobins, appropriated him in turn.
A supposititious incident without historical foundation like the visit to Blanche of Castile, inserted in the context of a spiritual treasury on the use of the Rosary, is not by its nature calculated to convince a historian.
Blanche of Castile, sister of the young Ferdinand, by her French marriage became a sort of daughter-in-law of Ingeborg, sister of Valdemar II of Denmark.
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 Alfonso VIII of Castile Biography
Alfonso VIII (November 11, 1155 - October 5, 1214), king of Castile only, and grandson of Alfonso VII, is a great name in Spanish history, for he led the coalition of Christian princes and foreign crusaders who broke the power of the Almohades at the battle of the Navas de Tolosa in 1212.
Urraca, princess of Castile (1186-1220), married to Alfonso II of Portugal
Blanche, a.k.a Blanche of Castile, princess of Castile (1188-1252), married to Louis VIII of France
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   1" rowspan="1"> Isabella I (of Castile), ruled jointly with Ferdinand II (of Aragón), 1474-1504 1" rowspan="1"> Ferdinand II, ruled jointly with Isabella I as Ferdinand V of Castile, 1474-1504; ruled...
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Castile   (Site not responding. Last check: )
or Isabella the Catholic, 1451-1504, Spanish queen of Castile and León (1474-1504), daughter of John II of Castile.
Rulers of Spain since 1474 (including dates of reign) Union of Castile and Aragón
1199-1252, Spanish king of Castile (1217-52) and León (1230-52), son of Alfonso IX of León and Berenguela of Castile.
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 Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip | Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Louis, King of France, had gone on the Crusade (1248), leaving the regency to his mother, Blanche of Castile.
Blanche of Castile seems to have imagined that she could send the Pastoureaux to the relief of St. Louis, and summoning the master to her she questioned him and dismissed him with gifts.
At last Blanche of Castile realized that she had been mistaken and commanded the royal officers to arrest and destroy them.
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 Royal Ancestry
Blanche d’Artois was a granddaughter of Louis VIII of France, by Blanche of Castille, granddaughter of William the Conqueror.
Alfonso VII King of Castile and Leon m.
Sancho III King of Castile and Blanche, Princess of Navarre.
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 Ancestors of Robert C. Bradley: Index
Castile galicia, Alfonso VII, King of (marriage to Rixa Richenza Poland Princess of) (i5840), b.1105-d.1157
Castile, Alfonso VI King of (marriage to Constance Duchess of Burgundy) (i5903), b.1039-d.1109
Castile, Isabel of (marriage to Edmund of Langley) (i5005), b.1355-d.1393
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Blanche
His mother, Blanche of Castile, was regent from 1226 to 1236 and during his absence from France (1248–54).
1334-69, Spanish king of Castile and León (1350-69), son and successor of Alfonso XI.
His desertion of his wife, Blanche of Bourbon, for María Padilla and his favors to the Padilla family aroused the opposition of the nobles and led to several rebellions fomented by Peter's illegitimate half...
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 Castile — FactMonster.com
Castile is generally a vast, sparsely populated region surrounding the highly industrialized Madrid area.
It includes most of the high plateau of central Spain, across which rise the rugged Sierra de Guadarrama and the Sierra de Gredos, forming a natural boundary between Old and New Castile.
Joanna, Spanish queen of Castile - Joanna Joanna (Joanna the Mad), 1479–1555, Spanish queen of Castile and León...
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Louis IX
He was eleven years of age when the death of Louis VIII made him king, and nineteen when he
Castile (1226-1234) was marked by the victorious struggle of the Crown against Raymond VII in Languedoc, against Pierre Mauclerc in Brittany, against Philip Hurepel in the Ile de France, and by indecisive combats against
In this period of disturbances the queen was powerfully supported by the legate Frangipani.
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 The Forsythe Saga
Ancestors Descended From Sancho, III, King of Castile
Ferdinand, III, King of Castile and Leon [Ferdinand the Saint]
Alfonso, VIII, King of Castile [Alfonso the Good]
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 St. Louis: Man of the Middle Ages   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Obviously, that same throne loomed in little Louis' future and his mother, Blanche of Castile, did all she could to prepare him for it.
Though Blanche realized that a king must marry and had even chosen Margaret for Louis, she simply could not control her jealousy.
It was not for Blanche that she wept, said Margaret, but for Louis and the sorrow he was feeling.
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 St. Louis IX
King of France, son of Louis VIII and Blanche of Castile, born at Poissy, 25 April, 1215; died near Tunis, 25 August, 1270.
He was eleven years of age when the death of Louis VIII made him king, and nineteen when he married Marguerite of Provence by whom he had eleven children.
The regency of Blanche of Castile (1226-1234) was marked by the victorious struggle of the Crown against Raymond VII in Languedoc, against Pierre Mauclerc in Brittany, against Philip Hurepel in the Ile de France, and by indecisive combats against Henry III of England.
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 Blanche of Castile
Blanche of Castile (1188-1252), wife of Louis VIII of France, third daughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and of Eleanor of England, daughter of Henry II, was born at Palencia.
Besides the works of Joinville and William of Nangis, see Elie Berger, "Histoire de Blanche de Castille, reine de France," in Bibliothèque des écoles francaises d’Athènes et de Rome, vol.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
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 Alfonso VIII of Castile at AllExperts
He led the coalition of Christian princes and foreign crusaders who broke the power of the Almohades in the battle of the Navas de Tolosa in 1212.
The devotion of a squire of his household, who carried him on the pommel of his saddle to the stronghold of San Esteban de Gormaz, saved him from falling into the hands of the contending factions of Castro and Lara, or of his uncle Ferdinand of León, who claimed the regency.
His marriage with Eleanor of England (Sp: Leonora), daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine (Aquitaine having old ties with Castile), brought him under the influence of the greatest governing intellect of his time.
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 CalendarHome.com - Louis IX of France - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Born at Poissy, near Paris, he was a member of the House of Capet and the son of King Louis VIII and Blanche of Castile.
Because of Louis' youth, his mother, Blanche of Castile, ruled France as regent during his minority.
Blanche (1253–1323), married Ferdinand de la Cerda, Infante of Castile
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Blanche of Castile was wedded to Louis VIII, the future king of France, at a tender age in 1200.
Queen Blanche was praised and admired during her own time, and by historians as well.
She was said to be "elegant in body, in aspect, singled out for all the noble gifts of nature." What better way to start your new lives together than with this lovely tiara that memorializes a great love and a remarkable woman.
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 The Cathars: Who's Who In The Cathar War: French Kings
Blanche was the third daughter of Alphonso VIII, King of Castile, and of Eleanor of England, daughter of Henry II.
Blanche ruled as regent until he came of age in 1236.
The regency of Blanche of Castile (1226-1234) had been marked by the victorious struggle of the Crown against Raymond VII.
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