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Eleanor of Castile (1241-1290) and the English queenship in the thirteenth century.

John Carmi Parsons

Eleanor of Castile (1241-1290) and the English queenship in the thirteenth century.

by John Carmi Parsons

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  Blanche of Castile and Louis IX of France In , Eleanor was asked by King John to negotiate a crucial element in an important treaty with the king of France – the marriage between the heir to the French throne and one of Eleanor’s Castilian granddaughters.   Eleanor of Castile – Sara Cockerill. / itsonlywordsand. Before I read this book I didn’t know who Eleanor of Castile was or which of the medieval English kings she was married to. Turns out she was married to Edward I and had a busy and eventful life.

Read "Eleanor of Castile The Shadow Queen" by Sara Cockerill available from Rakuten Kobo. Eleanor of Castile, the remarkable woman behind England’s greatest medieval king, Edward I, has been effectively airbrus 5/5. Eleanor of Castile | Eleanor of Castile, the remarkable woman behind England's greatest medieval king, Edward I, has been effectively airbrushed from history; yet she had one of the most fascinating lives of any of England's queens.

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Eleanor of Castile, the remarkable woman behind England's greatest medieval king, Edward I, has been effectively airbrushed from history; yet she had one of the most fascinating lives of any of England's queens.4/5(65). Eleanor of Castile studies the wife of Edward I of England, a woman eulogized since the sixteenth century as a model of virtuous womanhood and queenly excellence, who overcame the impediment of her foreign birth to win all English by: In her new book, "Eleanor of Castile: The Shadow Queen", Sara Cockerill disproves this assertion.

Edward I's queen and Edward II's mother emerges from this beautiful book full of fire, vigour, and more than her fair share of deeply off-putting flaws/5.

Eleanor of Castile looks at the wife of Edward I of England, a woman eulogized Eleanor of Castile book the sixteenth century as a model of virtuous womanhood and queenly excellence who overcame the impediment of her foreign birth to win all English hearts. By exploring Eleanor's behavior and the ways in which it was interpreted by her subjects, John Carmi Parsons overturns this view and/5.

Eleanor of Castile looks at the wife of Edward I of England, a woman eulogized since the sixteenth century as a model of virtuous womanhood and queenly excellence who overcame the impediment of her foreign birth to win all English hearts/5(5). She has had a lifelong interest in English history and has devoted her spare time over the past ten years to researching the life of Eleanor of Castile.

She is married with one cat, and divides her time between London and the : Amberley Publishing. Eleanor of Castile, Essays to Commemorate the th Anniversary of Her Death, 28 November [Parsons, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Eleanor of Castile, Essays to Commemorate the th Anniversary of Her Death, 28 November Author: David Parsons. Eleanor was the daughter of King Ferdinand III of Castile and his wife, Joan of Ponthieu. In E Eleanor Of Castile, queen consort of King Edward I of England (ruled –). Eleanor of Castile seems to have divided opinion over the years and whilst she clearly had her faults, the lasting monuments to her life, in the form of the Eleanor Crosses, are evidence that she was beloved by her husband and anyone who inspires such devotion, cannot have been all bad.4/5(69).

Eleanor of Castile Paperback – January 1, by Jean Powrie (Author)5/5(1). Betrothal. Eleanor was the eldest child and daughter of King Ferdinand IV of Castile by his wife, Constance of the age of four Eleanor was engaged to James, the eldest son and heir apparent of King James II of Aragon, through the agreements reached in the Meeting of Calatayud of between Ferdinand IV of Castile and James II.

The marriage between Maria, daughter of James Spouse: Alfonso IV of Aragon. Eleanor of England (Spanish: Leonor; c – 31 October ), was Queen of Castile and Toledo as wife of Alfonso VIII of Castile. She was the sixth child and second daughter of Henry II, King of England, and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

1 Early life and family. 4 Later Depictions. 9 External links. Early life and : Henry II, King of England. The Paperback of the Eleanor of Castile: Queen and Society in Thirteenth-Century France by John Carmi Parsons at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Author: John Carmi Parsons. Eleanor of Castile was a daughter of Alfonso VIII of Castile and Eleanor of England. She was Queen consort of Aragon by her arranged marriage to James I of Aragon.

Her mother was a daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Eleanor's sister Berengaria became Queen of Castile since their brother Henry I of Castile died with no issue and because Berengaria was the eldest of the daughters.

Died:Abbey of Santa María la Real de. Eleanor of Castile, Edward I's adored queen, died in - aged just forty nine.

Throughout his reign she had deliberately kept in the shadows, hiding her very considerable abilities, and her influence in political affairs, from all save their closest circle of friends. Eleanor of Castile, or Leonor as she was known in early life, was born inthe second of five children of Ferdinand III, King of Castile and Joan of Dammartin, Countess of Ponthieu.

She was named for her father's maternal grandmother, Eleanor of England, the daughter of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, who married Alfonso VIII of Castille.

Eleanor of Castile: The Shadow Queen. K likes. This page is devoted to my biography of Eleanor of Castile, Edward I's beloved queen, for whom he created the famous Eleanor Crosses.

Eleanor of Castile was born to the Castilian King, Ferdinand III and his wife, Queen Joan of Ponthieu in the early s. When her father died, her step brother, Alfonso X, ascended to the throne where he and King Henry III arranged her marriage.

In Spain, at age she was married to King Henry’s son, Edward, who was only 15 at the time in Predecessor: Joan. Eleanor of Castile by Powrie, Jean An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Just recently this book Eleanor of Castile by Sara Cockerill was released. Eleanor of Castile was the daughter of Ferdinand III of Castile and Joan, Countess of Ponthieu.

Her exact birthdate is not known, but it is estimated that she was born in late Eleanor married Edward I of England on 1 November. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.Eleanor Of Castile: The Shadow Queen by Cockerill, Sara and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Eleanor of Castile studies the wife of Edward I of England, a woman eulogized since the sixteenth century as a model of virtuous womanhood and queenly excellence, who overcame the impediment of her foreign birth to win all English hearts.

This book shows that Eleanor's contemporaries in fact had a disquietingly different opinion of her, and Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US.