Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet
NameEleanore de Poitiers of Aquitaine
Death1 Apr 1204, Fontevraud, Anjou, France
Burial1204, Fontevraud, Anjou, France
Misc. Notes
The Eagle

Duchess of Aquitaine (1137 - 1204)

Eleanor's name appears on a charter for the first time in 1129, when she was seven. She, her parents and her brother witnessed the parchment, and she signed her initials in ink.

Eleanor went on crusade with first husband Louis VII.

Eleanor's marriage to Louis was an"ed on the grounds of consanguinity.

When Eleanor married Henry, she brought with her 42 gowns, 14 pairs of shoes, 5 mantles, and 10 undershirts.

Eleanor's ancestral palace at Poitiers is now the Palace of Justice. Some of the changes that she made can still be seen.
Birth5 Mar 1133, Le Mans, Maine, France
Death6 Jul 1189, Chinon, France
Burial1189, Fontevraud Abbey, Anjou, France
Marriage18 May 1152, Poitiers, Poitou, France
ChildrenEleanor (Leanora) (1162-1214)
 John (1166-1216)
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