Person    | Female  Born 1223  Died 25/6/1291

Queen Eleanor of Provence

Categories: Royalty

Countries: France

Queen Eleanor of Provence

French noblewoman who married King Henry III and became consort queen, 1236 until his death in 1272. 

Eleanor was the "my fair lady" in "London Bridge is falling down", since she was apparently responsible for misappropriating the maintenance funds.

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Queen Eleanor of Provence

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London Bridge - information/viewing panel

Unveiled by the Duke of Gloucester, this is actually an "interpretation panel...

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Queen Victoria's last visit to the City of London

Queen Victoria's last visit to the City of London

On her visit she was presented with the city sword by the Lord Mayor. We have found a rare photograph of an amused Queen Vicky to illustrate this event. It may not actually have been taken on this ...

Event, Royalty

1 memorial
King Edward VIII

King Edward VIII

Born as Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, at White Lodge in Richmond Park. Known to friends and family as David.  Reigned 20 January - 10 December 1936 when he abdicated in favo...

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King Edward I

King Edward I

Born Westminster. Nicknamed "Longshanks". Reigned 1272 - 1307. Responsible for the expulsion of Jews from England. Died near Carlisle on route to a battle with the king of Scotland, Robert the Bruc...

Person, Race Issues, Royalty

3 memorials
Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

Born Arthur William Patrick Albert, the seventh child and third son of Queen Victoria. Created Duke of Connaught and Strathearn and Earl of Sussex in 1874. Entered the Royal Military Academy at Woo...

Person, Armed Forces, Royalty, Canada, Ireland

11 memorials
Cetshwayo

Cetshwayo

Ruler of the Zulu kingdom. Born Cetshwayo kaMpande at Mlambongwenya. His birth year is approximate. Succeeded as king on 1st September 1873. His refusal to disband his army as demanded by the Briti...

Person, Armed Forces, Race Issues, Royalty, South Africa

1 memorial