Eleanor of Castile

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Eleanor of Castile

1246?-1290.
Queen of England (1274-1290) as the wife of Edward I, whom she accompanied on a crusade (1270-1273).

Eleanor of Castile

(ˈɛlɪnə; -ˌnɔː)
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(Biography) 1246–90, Spanish wife of Edward I of England. Eleanor Crosses were erected at each place at which her body rested between Nottingham, where she died, and London, where she is buried
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The memorial was compared in its time and by its creator, to those other great architectural symbols of devotion to a British Royal spouse - the Eleanor Crosses which are dotted around England.