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 (Châtellerault, Vienne, France, c. 1103, – March 1130 in Talmont) was the mother of Eleanor of Aquitaine, arguably 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.