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Beatrice of England, Countess of Richmond

French: Beatrice De Orléans, Countess of Richmond
Also Known As: "Beatrice Plantagenet", "Beatrice de Dreux", "Béatrice d'Angleterre", "Countess of Richmond"
Birthdate: (32)
Birthplace: Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France
Death: Died in London, England
Place of Burial: Grey Friars Church, Greenwich, London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence, Queen Consort of England
Wife of John II, duke of Brittany
Mother of Arthur II de Dreux, duc de Bretagne; Jean de Dreux, Earl of Richmond; Marie of Brittany, Countess of Saint-Pol; Blanche D Artois, dame de Brie-Comte-Robert; Pierre de Bretagne, Vicomte de Leon and 2 others
Sister of Edward I "Longshanks", King of England; Margaret of England, Queen consort of Scots; Edmund Crouchback; William of England; Katherine of England and 2 others

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About Beatrice of England

"Beatrice of England (25 June 1242[1] – 24 March 1275), also known as Beatrice de Dreux, was a Princess of England as the daughter of King Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence. Her siblings were Edward I of England, Margaret, Queen of Scotland, Edmund Crouchback, 1st Earl of Lancaster, Richard of England, John of England, Katherine of England, William of England, and Henry of England. She and her family were members of the Royal house of Plantagenet, which first ruled in the 12th century and was founded by Henry II of England."




Citations / Sources:

[S106] Royal Genealogies Website (ROYAL92.GED), online Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogies Website.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), pages 73-74. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

[S772] The Thirteenth Century, 1216-1307 (1953), Powicke, Frederick Maurice, Sir, (The Oxford History of England, vol. 4. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1953), FHL book 942 H2oh v. 4., p. 268. Alternate death date 1275.

[S108] #233 Dictionnaire de la noblesse, contenant les généalogies, l'histoire et la chronologie des familles nobles de la France . . ., La Chesnaye-Desbois, François Alexandre Aubert de, (3rd edition. 19 volumes. Paris: Schlessinger frères, 1863-1877), FHL microfilms 661873-661882., Band 6-p. 304. Beatrix d'Angleterre was married to the Duke of Brittany.

[S23] #849 Burke's Guide to the Royal Family (1973), (London: Burke's Peerage, c1973), FHl book 942 D22bgr., p. 197.

[S5] #552 Europaische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der europaischen Staaten. Neue Folge (1978), Schwennicke, Detlev, (Marburg: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, c1978-1995 (v. 1-16) -- Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, c1998- Medieval Families bibliography #552.), FHL book Q 940 D5es new series., Band 2 Tafel 18. Buried in London, Cordeliersk (ihrs Stiftung);

[S4] #11232 The Genealogist (1980-), Association for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, (New York: Organization for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, 1980-), FHL book 929.105 G286n., vol. 25 no. 2 p. 229.

[S40] Handbook of British Chronology (1986), Fryde, E. B., editor, (Royal Historical Society guides and handbooks, no. 2. London: Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1986), FHL book 942 C4rg no. 2., p. 38.

[S42] Plantagenet Ancestry of Seventeenth-century Colonists: the Descent from the Later Plantagenet Kings of England, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, and Edward III, of Emigrants from England and Wales to the North American Colonies Before 1701 (2nd ed., 1999), Faris, David, (1st edition. Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co, 1996), FHL book 973 D2fp., p. 226.

[S8] Les Capétiens, 987-1328 (2000), Van Kerrebrouck, Patrick, (Villeneuve-d'Ascq [France]: P. Van Kerrebrouck, 2000), FHL book 929.244 C171v., p. 229, 366, 369.

[S3] Medieval Lands: A Prosopography of Medieval European Noble and Royal Families, Cawley, Charles, (, England, Kings 1066-1603 [accessed 28 Jun 2006].

[S22] #374 The Lineage and Ancestry of H. R. H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (1977), Paget, Gerald, (2 volumes. Baltimore: Geneal. Pub., 1977), FHL book Q 942 D22pg., vol. 1 p. 18.

[S25] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1696491 it., vol. 1 p. 140.

[S17] Plantagenet Ancestry, 2011 ed., Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor, 2nd edition, 2011.), vol. 3 p. 533.

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Beatrice of England's Timeline

June 25, 1242
Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France
Age 17
July 2, 1262
Age 20
Rennes, Ille-Et-Vilaine, France
Age 23
Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France
Age 25
Rennes, Ille-Et-Vilaine, France
Age 27
Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, France
Age 29
Rennes, Bretagne, France
March 24, 1275
Age 32
London, England
Age 32
Brittany, France