Dss Eléonore D' AQUITAINE, Comtesse de Poitou
- Born: Abt 1122, Château De Belin, Bordeaux, Aquitaine
- Married (1): 22 Jul 1137, Bordeaux Catherdral, Bordeaux, France
- Married (2): 18 May 1153, Bordeaux Cathedral, Bordeaux, France
- Died: 31 Mar 1204, Poitier, Poitou, France
- Buried: 1 Apr 1204, Abbaye de Fontevrault, Fontevrault, France
Another name for Eléonore was Eleanore DE POITIERS.
Compiler's 22/23/24/25/26/27 x great-grandmother
The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "Alienor Guilielmi filia comits Pictavorum et Aquitanie ducis" as wife of "regi Francie Ludovico". She succeeded her father 9 Apr 1137 as Dss d'Aquitaine, Ctss de Poitou, Ctss de Saintonge, Angoumois, Limousin, Auvergne, Bordeaux et d'Agen. She was crowned Queen Consort of England with her husband 19 Dec 1154 at Westminster Abbey. She supported the revolt of her sons against their father in 1173, was captured and imprisoned in the château de Chinon, later at Salisbury until 1179.
The Continuator of Florence of Worcester records the death "XII Kal Apr"  of "regina Alienor" and her burial "ad Fontem Ebraldi". The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the burial of "uxor [regis Henrici] regina Alienordis" in the same abbey as her husband. 1
Eléonore married Louis VII "Le Jeune" CAPET, King of France, son of Louis VI "le Gros" CAPET, King of France, and Adélaide DU MAURIENNE, on 22 Jul 1137 in Bordeaux Catherdral, Bordeaux, France. The marriage ended in divorce. (Louis VII "Le Jeune" CAPET was born in 1120 in Paris, Île-de-France, France, died on 18 Sep 1180 in Paris, Île-de-France, France and was buried on 19 Sep 1180 in Abbaye cistercienne de Notre-Dame-de-Barbeaux near Fontainebleau.)
Eléonore also married Henry II "Curmantle" PLANTAGENET, King of England, son of Geoffrey V "Le Bel" PLANTAGENET Count Of Anjou, and Princess Matilda (Maud) of England, on 18 May 1153 in Bordeaux Cathedral, Bordeaux, France. The marriage ended in divorce. (Henry II "Curmantle" PLANTAGENET was born on 25 Mar 1133 in Le Mans, Anjou, France, died on 6 Jul 1189 in Chinon near Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France and was buried on 8 Jul 1189 in Fontevrault Abbey, Fontevrault, Maine-Et-Loire, France.)