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Eleanor's Cross, Charing Cross, The Strand, London. These crosses erected in memory of Eleanor of Castile by King Edward I along the route that her body was taken are so intricate and beautiful. England Uk, London England, London Eye, Big Ben, Plantagenet, Kingdom Of Great Britain, London Calling, British History, Best Cities

Eleanor's Cross, Charing Cross, The Strand, London. Although not one of the original 13th century crosses created by Edward l for his beloved wife, Eleanor of Castile, this Victorian recreation is a fine example of architect EM Barry's work, and it was beautifully and carefully restored in 2010, and happily, is now removed from the Heritage at Risk Register.

 The Eleanor Crosses were 12 resting places along the route taken when Eleanor of Castile's body was transported to London after her death in Lincoln. Her husband King Edward I had the crosses erected between in her memory. England And Scotland, England Uk, Plantagenet, Queen Of England, English Countryside, British History, British Isles, Great Britain, Rockingham Castle

Eleanor Cross, Geddington

The Eleanor crosses were 12 monuments marking the nightly resting-places along the route taken when Eleanor of Castile's body was transported to London after her death in Lincoln. Her husband, King Edward I, had the crosses erected between 1291 and 1294 in her memory. The cross at Geddington in Northamptonshire is the finest example of the three remaining. The other two are at Hardingstone, Northampton, and at Waltham Cross. A medieval lock-up can be seen to the right of the base of the…

Courtesy of Kathryn Warner, Westminster Abbey: Effigy of Edward II's mother Eleanor of Castile (c. late 1241 - 28 November queen of England, lady of Ireland, duchess of Aquitaine, and countess of Ponthieu in her own right. Women In History, British History, Family History, Famous Historical Figures, Historical Pictures, Richard Iii Society, Family Lineage, Plantagenet, Royal Families

Courtesy of Kathryn Warner, Westminster Abbey: Effigy of Edward II's mother Eleanor of Castile (c. late 1241 - 28 November 1290), queen of England, lady of Ireland, duchess of Aquitaine, and countess of Ponthieu in her own right. Doña Leonor was born as the 12th of 15 children of Fernando III, king of Castile and Leon, and married fifteen-year-old Lord Edward, son and heir of Henry III of England, 1 November 1254, when she was thirteen or almost.

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Edward I, son of Henry III and Eleanor

Often considered the greatest of the Plantagenets, Edward I was born on the evening of 17th June, 1239, at Westminster Palace

The Eleanor crosses were a series of twelve originally wooden, later lavishly… Queen Eleanor, Eleanor Of Aquitaine, Anno Domini, Here Goes, Plantagenet, In And Out Movie, Out Of Africa, British Isles

The Eleanor crosses were a series of twelve originally wooden, later lavishly decorated stone monuments, erected by King Edward I between 1291 and 1294 in memory of his wife Eleanor of Castile, of which three survive. This one stands outside Charing Cross Station

Eleanor Cross in Waltham Cross 1890 Uk History, London History, British History, Waltham Abbey, High Middle Ages, East End London, Vintage London, Historical Images, British Isles

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Eleonore of Castile, daughter of King Ferdinand of Castile and Joan, Countess of Ponthieu, queen of Edward I. History Of England, British History, Lincoln Cathedral, Tudor Dynasty, Plantagenet, London Pictures, Queen Of England, Westminster Abbey, Effigy

Eleonore of Castile, daughter of King Ferdinand of Castile and Joan, Countess of Ponthieu. Queen of King Edward I

Eleanor of Castile – 28 November was the first queen consort of Edward I of England. daughter of Ferdinand III of Castile and Joan, Countess of Ponthieu. Uk History, British History, Family History, Tudor Rose, Plantagenet, Wars Of The Roses, Queen Of England, Daughters Of The King, King Henry

Eleanor of Castile by Sara Cockerill Book Review - History of Royal Women

Just recently this book Eleanor of Castile by Sara Cockerill was released. Eleanor of Castile was the daughter of Ferdinand III of Castile and Joan, Countess of Ponthieu. Her exact birthdate is not known but it is estimated that she born in late 1241. Eleanor married Edward I of England on 1 November 1254. They [read more]

Eleanor Cross Cheapside - Built to stand in the middle of the broad market place at it's junction with Wood Street in It was torn down by act of Parliament in 1643 as it was deemed Offensive to ideals Old London, London City, Queen Eleanor, London Pictures, Westminster Abbey, Coat Of Arms, Notre Dame, England, Mother Goose

Queen Eleanor Crosses

Notes on Queen Eleanor Crosses, sculptured monuments set up by King Edward I after the death of his wife, Eleanor of Castile, in context of pages on mainly Victorian and Edwardian sculpture

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The Eleanor Crosses

The first queen of Edward I would perhaps have been completely forgotten had it not been for her husband’s beautiful memorials to her, erected following her death in 1290.

Lincoln Cathedral - St Mary Eleanor Of Castille 1290 tomb 1299 effigy 1899 copy from Westminster Abbey Queen Eleanor, Lincoln Cathedral, Carolingian, Queen Of England, Medieval Fashion, Westminster Abbey, Effigy, 14th Century, Coat Of Arms

Eleanor of Castile (1241 – 28 November 1290) 1st wife of Edward I, King of England. Buried in alongside of the North Ambulatory of Edward the Confessor's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London. Her heart is interred in Blackfriars Monastery, London (destroyed in The Reformation) and her viscera in Lincoln Cathedral.

Northamptonshire's tributes to medieval Queen Eleanor due to be restored Queen Eleanor, Plantagenet, Monuments, Crosses, Funeral, Statue Of Liberty, Medieval, Restoration, Husband

Northamptonshire's tributes to medieval queen due to be restored | ITV News

When Queen Eleanor died in 1290, husband King Edward I built twelve commemorative monuments. One 'Eleanor Cross' is due to be restored.

Leonor de Castilla (1241 – Nottingham (posiblemente en la actualidad Harby, en Nottinghamshire), 29 de noviembre de 1290) fue una infanta de Castilla por nacimiento y reina de Inglaterra por su matrimonio con Eduardo I. Funeral, Queen Eleanor, Nottingham, House Of York, Tudor Dynasty, Plantagenet, Richard Iii, Royal House, Lancaster

Leonor de Castilla. Reina de Inglaterra e Infanta de Castilla. Novena Cruzada

Leonor de Castilla (1241 – Nottingham (posiblemente en la actualidad Harby, en Nottinghamshire), 29 de noviembre de 1290) fue una infanta de Castilla por nacimiento y reina de Inglaterra por su matrimonio con Eduardo I.

*The statues of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile on the outer south wall of the east end of Lincoln cathedral. Edward and Eleanor had been present at the consecration of the new east end in Uk History, My Family History, Statues, Queen Eleanor, Lincoln Cathedral, Time And Tide, Plantagenet, Colonial America, English Royalty

The statues of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile on the outer south wall of the east end of the Lincoln cathedral. Edward and Eleanor had been present at the consecration of the new east end in 1280.

Northampton's 'crumbling' Eleanor Cross repairs delayed - BBC News Queen Eleanor, Image Caption, England, Bbc News, Building, Buildings, English, British, Construction

Northampton's 'crumbling' Eleanor Cross repairs delayed

Campaigners wanted the historic cross to be fixed before winter, but work will now begin in April.