Person:Blanche of Artois (1)

Countess Blanche d'Artois,
m. 14 Jun 1237
  1. Countess Blanche d'Artois,1248 - 1302
  2. Robert II of Artois1250 - 1302
m. 3 Feb 1276
  1. Thomas Plantagenet, 2nd Earl of LancasterAbt 1278 - 1321/22
  2. Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of LancasterAbt 1281 - 1345
  3. Mary PlantagenetAbt 1284 - Abt 1289
  4. John of LancasterBef 1286 - Bef 1327
  1. Thibaut de Navarre, Prince of NavarreAbt 1270 - 1273
  2. Joan I of Navarre1273 - 1305
Facts and Events
Name Countess Blanche d'Artois,
Gender Female
Birth? 1248 Arras, Pas-De-Calais, FranceHouse of Artois
Marriage 3 Feb 1276 Paris, Ville de Paris, Ile-de-France, Franceto Edmund "Crouchback" _____, 1st Earl of Lancaster
Marriage to King Enrique I Navarre
Death[3] 2 May 1302 Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial[3] St. Botolph Aldgate, London, EnglandMinoresses Convent
Reference Number? Q242769?


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Blanche of Artois (; 1248 – 2 May 1302) was a member of the Capetian House of Artois who, as queen dowager, held regency over the Kingdom of Navarre and the County of Champagne. She was first married to Henry I of Navarre, after whose death she became regent in the name of their infant daughter, Joan I. She passed on the regency of Navarre to Philip III of France, her cousin and her daughter's prospective father-in-law, but retained the administration of Champagne. She later shared the government of Champagne with her second husband, the English prince Edmund Crouchback, until her daughter reached the age of majority.

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References
  1.   Blanche of Artois, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  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.