Blanche , Countess d'Artois
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||Blanche , Countess d'Artois
||Arras, Pas-De-Calais, France
||03 FEB 1276
||Paris, Ville de Paris, Ile-de-France, Franceto Edmund Crouchback , 1st Earl of Lancaster
||2 May 1302
||Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
||St. Botolph Aldgate, London, EnglandMinoresses Convent
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Blanche of Artois (1248 – 2 May 1302) was the queen consort of Navarre; after her husband Henry I of Navarre's death, she served as regent from 1274 to 1284 on behalf of her daughter, Joan I. Besides Navarre, she ruled the counties of Brie, Champagne, Troyes et Meaux.
In 1276, she became Countess of Lancaster by marrying into the English royal family.
She was the daughter of Count Robert I of Artois and Matilda of Brabant.
- Blanche of Artois, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
- Blanche De Artois Plantagenet, in Find A Grave.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 BLANCHE d'Artois, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.