Louis VIII "Cœur de Lion" CAPET King of France
Infanta doña Blanca DE CASTILLA
Henri II 'The Courageous' DE BRABANT, Duc de Brabant
Maria VON HOHENSTAUFEN, Princess of Germany
Robert CAPET, Comte d' Artois
(Abt 1224-1288)
Blanche CAPET d'Artois


Family Links

1. Henri DE CHAMPAGNE, Infante don Enrique de Navarra

2. Edmund "Crouchback" PLANTAGENET, Earl of Leicester & Lancaster

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

  Research Notes:

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

  Marriage Information:

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 Notes:

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

  Marriage Information:

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.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Blanche d'Artois.

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