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11/1/1254 at Las Huelgas in Burgos, Prince Edward married 13-year-old Leonore, ending the crisis in Gascony. Queen Eleanor accompanied Edward to Burgos.
1279, Letter of Eleanor to her son: “Eleanor, by the grace of God queen of England, to our dear son Edward, by that same grace king of England, greetings and our blessing. You should know, sweet son, that we have heard there is a marriage in the making between the son of the king of Sicily and the daughter of the king of Germany. If this alliance is made, we might well be upset in the right we have to a quarter of Provence, which would be a great harm to us, and that harm would be yours as well as ours.” [Regarding proposed marriage of Charles Martel and d/o Rudolf of Habsburg.]
2/15/1281 at Guildford, Eleanor affixed her seal to a letter by her granddaughter Eleanor being sent to arrange her marriage in Aragon.
5/1286 at Dover, Eleanor was visited by her royal granddaughters as their parents were leaving for the continent.
9/20/1255, Announcement of change in Scottish council by King Alexander III to King Henry III; … Witnessed: … [4 bishops, 4 abbots] … [8 earls] … Alan Durward … Roger de Mowbray … John de Vaux … Alexander Comyn, earl of Buchan, … Robert of Roos, … Nicholas Soulis, … Margaret, daughter of Henry III, queen of Scots.
2/1261, Margaret gave birth to her daughter on a visit to England.
1263, Scotland invaded by Haco, King of Norway [Scotland and Norway were in long dispute over the western isles. At the battle of Largis the Norwegians were driven back to their ships – many of which were then destroyed by a storm].
2/27/1274, Margaret died at Cupar castle, Fife, Scotland; buried at Dumfernline.
3/19/1286, Alexander III died when he fell from his horse, leaving his daughter as the last descendent of the Canmore dynasty.
Margaret of Scotland [Maid of Norway], born 2/1261 in England, died 1290 in Scotland.
Alexander of Scotland, born 1263; died 1283.
David of Scotland, born 1270; died 1281.
3/25/1268 in Paris, John joined the crusade of King Louis IX of France.
4/17/1270, leaving their children in England, John and Beatrice set sail on the crusade from Marseilles.
3/24/1275, Beatrice died in Brittany; buried in England at Christ’s Church, Newgate, London.
1305, John, Duke of Bretagne, killed when a wall collapsed on a procession of Pope Clement V at Lyons, France.
Arthur of Brittany, born 7/1262 in Bretagne, France. [Arthur married Yolande de Dreux, widow of King Alexander III of Scotland.]
Sons: Henry, John, Peter; daughters: Blanche, Mary – born 1268, Elenora – born 1274.
5/1257, Katherine died in Windsor castle.