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Eleanor of Castile, Queen of England

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Eleanor of Castile, Queen of England

Post  Susan Abernethy on Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:55 am

While researching this enigmatic queen, I found Eleanor of Castile to be unique in many ways. In doing a survey of English queens from the time of William the Conqueror to King Charles II in the early modern period, there were only four queens from the Iberian Peninsula: Berengaria of Navarre, Katherine of Aragon, Catherine of Braganza and Eleanor. Most wives of English kings came from France and England with a few noted exceptions. Eleanor was an intelligent, energetic woman who devoted herself to her......Read more here:  http://thefreelancehistorywriter.com/2014/11/28/eleanor-of-castile-queen-of-england/

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