Person:Blanche of Artois (1)

Blanche , Countess d'Artois
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Name Blanche , Countess d'Artois
Gender Female
Birth? 1248 Arras, Pas-De-Calais, FranceHouse of Artois
Marriage 03 FEB 1276 Paris, Ville de Paris, Ile-de-France, Franceto Edmund "Crouchback" , 1st Earl of Lancaster
Death[3] 2 May 1302 Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Reference Number? Q242769?
Burial[3] St. Botolph Aldgate, London, EnglandMinoresses Convent

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Blanche of Artois (Blanche d'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 and Meaux.

In 1276, she became Countess of Lancaster by marrying into the English royal family.

She was the daughter of Matilda of Brabant and Robert I, Count of Artois.

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  2.   Blanche De Artois Plantagenet, in Find A Grave.
  3. 3.0 3.1 BLANCHE d'Artois, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.