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Eleanor [Eleanor de Montfort]locked

(c. 1258–1282)
  • Kate Norgate
  • , revised by Marios Costambeys

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Eleanor [Eleanor de Montfort] (c. 1258–1282), princess of Wales, wife of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, was the only daughter of Simon de Montfort, earl of Leicester (c. 1208–1265), and his wife, Eleanor (1215?–1275). She was probably born about 1258, since she still had a nurse, but also a breviary and portiforium, and was therefore about seven, on her father's death in August 1265. By that time she had already been betrothed to ...

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