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Eleanor of Alburquerque
Queen consort of Aragon
Tenure 1412 - 1416
Spouse Ferdinand I of Aragon
Alfonso V of Aragon
Maria, Queen of Castile
John II of Aragon
Henry, Duke of Alburquerque
Eleanor, Queen of Portugal
Pedro, Count of Alburquerque
Sancho of Aragon
House House of Trastamara
Father Sancho of Alburquerque
Mother Infanta Beatriz, Countess of Alburquerque
Born 1374
Died 1435

Eleanor of Alburquerque (1374-1435) became Queen consort of Aragon by her marriage to Ferdinand I of Aragon. In Spanish she is known as Leonor Urraca de Castilla, Condesa de Alburquerque.

Her father was Sancho of Alburquerque, who was an illegitimate son of King Alfonso XI of Castile and his mistress Eleanor of Guzman, and a brother of King Henry II of Castile. Her mother was Infanta Beatriz, Countess of Alburquerque, who was daughter of Peter I of Portugal and Ines de Castro.

In 1394 she married her husband. They had eight children:

Preceded by
Margarita of Aragon-Prades
Queen Consort of Aragon, Majorca, Valencia and Sicily
Countess Consort of Barcelona

Succeeded by
Maria of Castile


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