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Eleanor of Woodstock, Countess of Guelders

Eleanor of Woodstock, Countess of Guelders

Female 1318 - 1355  (36 years)

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  • Name Eleanor of Woodstock 
    Arms of Plantagenet
    Arms of Plantagenet
    Suffix Countess of Guelders 
    Born 18 Jun 1318  Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Apr 1355  Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Deventer Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12335  Dickinson
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2014 

    Father Edward II, King of England,   b. 25 Apr 1284, Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1327, Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Isabella of France, Queen Consort of England,   b. ca. 1291, Paris, Īle-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1358, Castle Rising, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 25 Jan 1308  Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Family ID F2957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jun 1318 - Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Apr 1355 - Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 117.
      25 or 28 Jan 1308.

    2. [S154] The Demon's Brood: A History of the Plantagenet Dynasty, Desmond Seward, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2014), 120.

    3. [S156] A Great and Glorious Adventure: A History of the Hundred Years War and the Birth of Renaissance England , Gordon Corrigan, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2014), 29.

    4. [S163] The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, Ruler of England 1327-1330, Ian Mortimer, (New York: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2003), 36.

    5. [S359] The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2017), 338.
      "Although he married Isabella of France in Boulogne in January 1308, he did not care much for her. He was far more interested in an older friend from his youth by the name of Piers Gaveston."