Eleanor de Chatellerault
d.aft Mar 1130 Talmont, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France
Facts and Events
Aénor of Châtellerault (also known as Aénor de Rochefoucauld) duchess of Aquitaine (born c. 1103 in Châtellerault, died March 1130 in Talmont) was the mother of Eleanor of Aquitaine, who arguably became the most powerful woman in Europe of her generation.
Aenor was a daughter of Viscount Aimery I, Viscount of Châtellerault and his wife, Dangereuse de L' Isle Bouchard (d. 1151). Aenor married William X of Aquitaine, the son of her mother's lover, and had three children with him:
The "Viscount of Châtellerault" later became a subordinate title of the Dukes of Hamilton.