Eleanor of Provence


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Eleanor of Pro·vence

 (prō-väNs′) 1223?-1291.
Queen of England (1236-1272) as the wife of Henry III. Sometime after the accession of her son Edward I (1272), she entered a convent, where she spent her final years.
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The royal family in England adopted the rose as its badge when Princess Eleanor of Provence, married King Henry III in 1239, bringing the emblem with her.
Henry's queen, Eleanor of Provence, was passionate about the cult of chivalry and a romance work written for her after Henry's death contains a reference to St George.
In 1216 Henry III married the French princess, Eleanor of Provence, and she brought with her many new ideas from France.