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  Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Geoffrey was the fourth son of King Henry II of England and Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine.
Arthur of Brittany fought his uncle John for the throne and was subsequently murdered.
Geoffrey's daughter Eleanor was imprisoned at Corfe and died in 1241, still a prisoner of the crown.
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 Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1184–1241) was the daughter of Geoffrey Plantagenet and Constance, Duchess of Brittany.
Although she had a better claim to throne than the children of John, she was passed over, still captive, in favor of Henry III, John's son, who was crowned in 1216.
Eleanor died in 1241, still a prisoner, forgotten by everyone except her attendants.
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 John of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born at Oxford, John was the fifth son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine.
He was a younger brother of William, Count of Poitiers, Henry the Young King, Matilda of England, Richard I of England, Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany, Leonora of Aquitaine and Joan of England.
Eleanor remained a prisoner the rest of her life (which ended in 1241); through deeds such as these, John acquired a reputation for ruthlessness.
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 Constance, Duchess of Brittany - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Constance of Brittany (1161 — September 5 1201) was Duchess of Brittany between 1186 and 1196.
Constance was the only child of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany and Earl of Richmond, by his wife Margaret of Scotland, countess of Hereford (granddaughter of king David II).
In 1181, Constance married Geoffrey Plantagenet, the fourth son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, and had two children by him: Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany (1184-1241) and Arthur.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Constance,_Duchess_of_Brittany   (327 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Pierre I of Brittany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pierre I, Duke of Brittany (~1190 - 1251), also known as Peter of Dreux, was duke of Brittany (in right of his wife) from 1213-1221, then regent of the duchy (for his minor son) from 1221-1237.
Also worrisome was that Alix's older half-sister Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany was in an English prison.
This great English honor had traditionally been held by the dukes of Brittany, and in fact a constant theme in Pierre's political affairs was the desire to hold and retain the English revenues from Richmond.
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 Peter I, Duke of Brittany -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The duchy lay athwart the sea lanes between (A division of the United Kingdom) England and the English territories in (A region of southwestern France) Gascony.
John had a prize he could dangle in front of Pierre: the earldom of (Capital of the state of Virginia located in the east central part of the state; was capital of the Confederacy during the American Civil War) Richmond.
This great English (The state of being honored) honor had traditionally been held by the dukes of Brittany, and in fact a constant theme in Pierre's political affairs was the desire to hold and retain the English revenues from Richmond.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Eleanor crosses were stone monuments in the shape of a cross that Edward I of England erected in memory of his wife Eleanor of Castile at the twelve places where her funeral procession stopped overnight on its route from Harby, Lincolnshire, to Westminster Abbey in London in 1290.
Eleanor was born in Castile, Spain, the daughter of Ferdinand III, King of Castile and Leon.
Eleanor of Lancaster, wife of John de Beaumont and Richard Fitz Alan2Eleanor of England, daughter of King John of England and wife of William Marshall and Simon de Montfort.
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 Angevin Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Angevin Empire is a modern term applied retrospectively to the lands of Henry II of England, consisting of at their largest extent, the Kingdom of England and duchies or counties of Normandy, Anjou, Poitou, Maine, Gascony, Touraine, Béarn and Aquitaine; with Brittany, Wales, Toulouse, Scotland and Ireland held in vassalage to some degree.
The lands under direct control of the Empire were essentially complete with the marriage of Henry II to Eleanor of Aquitaine.
The height of the Angevin Empire came during the reign of Richard I of England, an avid imperialist and unquestionable patriot of Christendom.
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 Prince Edmund (Crouchback) Plantagenet - Richard Plantagenet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eleanor Plantagenet was born in 1215 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.
Eleanor Plantagenet was born on 18 Jun 1318 in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England.
Princess Joan the Fair Maid of Kent Plantagenet was born on 29 Sep 1328.
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 John of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born at Beaumont Palace, Oxford, John was the fifth son of King Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine.
As part of the war, Arthur attempted to kidnap his own grandmother, Eleanor of Aquitaine, at Mirebeau, but was defeated and captured by John's forces.
Hubert later retracted his statement and claimed Arthur still lived, but no one ever saw Arthur alive again and the supposition that he was murdered caused Brittany and later Normandy to rebel against King John.
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 The Bailey Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eleanor Princess Of ENGLAND [DUCHESS OF GUELDRES] was born on 8 Jun 1318 in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England.
Eleanor Princess Of ENGLAND was born in 1264 in Windsor, Berkshire, England.
Eleanor Princess Of ENGLAND was born in 1215 in Winchester, Hampshire, England.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 10202
Eleanor of England was the daughter of John I 'Lackland', King of England and Isabella d'Angoulême.
Eleanor, Duchesse d'Aquitaine was the daughter of Guillaume X, Duc d'Aquitaine and Eleanor Châtellérault de Rochefoucauld.
Eleanor Plantagenet was the daughter of Henry II 'Curtmantle' d'Anjou, King of England and Eleanor, Duchesse d'Aquitaine.
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 Encyclopedia: Geoffrey, Duke of Brittany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After a relative uneventful period as Duke, Geoffrey died suddenly in Paris, stamped to death by his horse, after a fall during a tournament.
Constance succeeded him and ruled Brittany until 1196, when she abdicated to their son Arthur.
Geoffrey's son Arthur of Brittany, fought his uncle John for the throne and was subsequently murdered.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Geoffrey,-Duke-of-Brittany   (234 words)

  
 Constance of Brittany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Constance was the only child of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany and Earl ofRichmond, by his wife Margaret of Scotland, countess of Hereford (granddaughter of king David II).
In 1181, Constance married Geoffrey Plantagenet, the fourth son of Henry II of England and Eleanor ofAquitaine, and had two children by him: Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany (1184-1241) and Arthur.
However, he died in 1186, stamped by a horse during a tournament.Constance then became ruler of Brittany until 1196, when she abdicated in favour of Arthur.
www.therfcc.org /constance-of-brittany-356445.html   (195 words)

  
 Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eleanor the "Fair Maid of Brittany" was the daughter of Geoffrey Plantagenet and Constance, Duchess of Brittany.
Upon the death of Richard "Lion Heart" King of England, a power struggle commenced between her brother Arthur, and King John of England.
Although she had a better claim to throne then the children of John, she was passed over, still captive, in favor of Henry III, John's son, who was crowned in 1216.
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 thePeerage.com - Person Page 10206
Joan 'the Fair Maid of Kent' Plantagenet, Countess of Kent was the daughter of Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent and Margaret Wake, Baroness Wake of Liddell.
Edward of Angoulême was the son of Edward of England, Prince of Wales and Joan 'the Fair Maid of Kent' Plantagenet, Countess of Kent.
Richard II, King of England was the son of Edward of England, Prince of Wales and Joan 'the Fair Maid of Kent' Plantagenet, Countess of Kent.
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 Kings, Queens, Presidents and First Ladies
Eleanor was born c1396 in Raby, Durham, England and died in 1463 at age 67.
Henry was born on 2-3-1393 and died on 5-23-1455 in Battle of St. Albans at age 62.
Eleanor of Holland-[18981] (Earl Edmund of Holland III
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 The Bailey Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Parents: Thomas De HOLAND [EARL OF KENT, K.G.] and Joan "Fair Maid Of Kent" Princess Of WALES [COUNTESS OF KENT].
Eleanor (Alianore) De HOLAND [II] was born in 1382 in Upholand, Lancashire, England.
He was married to Joan "Fair Maid Of Kent" Princess Of WALES [COUNTESS OF KENT] in 1346.
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 Ancestors of Geoffrey II of Bretagne Plantagenet Duke of Brittany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eleanor Maid of Brittany Plantagenet Countess of Richmond
Geoffrey married Constance of Brittany Duchess of Brittany, daughter of Conan IV "la Petit" of Brittany Duke of Brittany and Earl of Richmond and Margaret of Huntingdon Countess of Hereford, in Jul 1181.
(Constance of Brittany Duchess of Brittany was born about 1161, died on 5 Sep 1201 in Nantes, Brittany and was buried in 24 NOV 1225, Villeneuve Abbey, Nantes, Brittany.) The cause of his death was died in childbirth.
www.glenn-cook.com /Family%20Data/3912.htm   (171 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany
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 Kings, Queens and Princes -- A Beginner's Guide to Robin Hood
So, sometimes, the queen was made Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Henry II and Richard and John's mother.
Eleanor would be in her seventies when most Robin Hood stories are set.
At one point in King John's reign, Eleanor was imprisoned by Arthur of Brittany, her grandson and John's nephew.
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 Ancestors and Family of Constance of Brittany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Constance was Duchess of Brittany between 1186 and 1196.
She was the only child of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany and Earl of Richmond, by his wife Margaret of Scotland, countess of Hereford (granddaughter of king David II).
Constance married Geoffrey IV Plantagenet, son of Henry II Curtmantle of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, in Jul 1181.
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 Sly's Thirteenth Century TimeLine
Philip III of France dies, and his son Philip IV of France (called The Fair) is crowned.
Philip IV of France (called The Fair) retaliates by forbidding the export of coins.
Philip IV of France (called The Fair) continues his fight with England, and with England's ally Flanders.
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 1200 - 1300
Edward (called Longshanks, son of Henry III of England) marries Eleanor of Castile.
Margaret the Maid of Norway, and Queen of Scotland dies on her voyage to Scotland and thirteen men claim the throne.
Between 1294 and 1296, Philip IV of France (called The Fair) seizes Guienne (in southwest France) from Edward I of England.
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 Buells and their Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Parents: Henry II Plantagenet King of England and Eleanor of Aquitane.
Joan PLANTAGENET Fair Maid of Kent was born in 1328.
Parents: Henry III King of England and Eleanor of Provence.
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 Arthurian Women
Later, Geoffrey says that she was the wife of Budicus, king of Brittany, where she became the mother of Hoel I. Sometimes, Geoffrey says that Hoel was Arthur's nephew, and other time he says that he was Arthur's cousin.
Her lake seemed to be located in Little Britain (another name for Brittany), of this Forest of Briosque, and the lake was known as the Lake of Diana.
Isolde the Fair was the daughter of King Gorman of Ireland and the Elder Isolde, sister of Morholt (Marhaus).
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William II., surnamed "Rufus the Red," the auburn-haired son of the king, took possession of everything--especially the treasure--before his father was fully deceased, and by fair promises solidified the left wing of the royal party, compelling the disaffected Norman barons to fly to France.
A pretty maid in those days who lived on the main road could put on her riding-habit, go to the window up-stairs, shed a tear, wave her kerchief in the air, and in half an hour have the front lawn full of knights-errant tramping over the peony beds and castor-oil plants.
Imagine a sweet girl, who for years had been under the eagle eye of a middle-weight chaperon, suddenly espying in the moonlight a disguised man under the window on horseback, in the act of asking her to join him for a few weeks at his shooting-box in the swamp.
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 Index to royal Genealogical Data - ordered by lastname - part 78   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Plantagenet, Geoffrey II of Bretagne, Duke of Brittany, b.
Plantagenet, Geoffrey V the Fair, Count of Anjou and Maine, b.
Plantagenet, Joan "The Fair Maid of Kent", Countess of Kent, b.
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