Blanche CAPET d'Artois
- Born: 1248, Arras, France
- Married (1): 1269, Melun, Seine-et-Marne, France
- Married (2): 29 Oct 1276, Paris, Île-de-France, France
- Died: 2 May 1302, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Generally referred to as Blanche D' ARTOIS
Compiler's 20/21 x great-grandmother
The Gesta Philippi Tertia Francorum Regis of Guillaume de Nangis records that "Henricus rex Navarræ comesque Campaniæ" married "sorore comitis Attrebatensis Roberti". The Chronicle of Thomas Wykes records the marriage in 1275 of “dominus Edmundus frater domini regis Anglorum” and “dominam reginam Naveriæ”. The Gesta Philippi Tertia Francorum Regis of Guillaume de Nangis records the marriage in 1275 of "comes Attrebati Robertus...sororem...relictam regis Navarræ Henrici" and "Edmundo fratri regis Angliæ Edoardi".
Regent of Navarre, during the minority of her daughter Juana Queen of Navarre, whose marriage with the future Philippe IV King of France she agreed at Orléans in May 1275. 1
Blanche married Henri DE CHAMPAGNE, Infante don Enrique de Navarra, son of Thibaut IV DE CHAMPAGNE, King of Navarre, and Marguerite DE BOURBON, Queen of Navarre, in 1269 in Melun, Seine-et-Marne, France. (Henri DE CHAMPAGNE was born about 1244 and died on 22 Jul 1274 in Pamplona, Navarre.)
Marriage contract dated 6 Apr 1269.
The Continuator of Florence of Worcester records the marriage "VI Id Apr" of "Eadmundus filius Henrici regis" and "filiam et hæredem comitis Aubemarliæ" at Westminster. 1
Blanche also married Edmund "Crouchback" PLANTAGENET, Earl of Lancaster, son of Henry III PLANTAGENET, King of England, and Eléanor BÉRENGAR, Comtesse de Provence, on 29 Oct 1276 in Paris, Île-de-France, France. (Edmund PLANTAGENET was born on 16 Jan 1244/5 in London, Middlesex, England and died on 5 Jun 1296 in Bayonne, France.)