Count Thibaut CHAMPAGNE
Princess Blanche NAVARRE
King Thibaut NAVARRE, I
King Henry NAVARRE, I
(-Bef 1274)


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Princess Blanche Artois FRANCE

  • Queen Joan Navarre FRANCE, I+

King Henry NAVARRE, I

  • Died: Bef 3 Feb 1274-1275

   Other names for Henry were Henri III, CHAMPAGNE Count and NAVARRE King.

   General Notes:

Count of CHAMPAGNE, King of NAVARRE Reigned 1270-1274.

Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1989: "Jeanne I, Daughter of Henri I King of Navarre, Queen of Navarre 1274-1304, Mar Philippe IV King of France, Died 1304...HenriI, Son of Thibaut I King of Navarre, King of Navarre 1270-1274, Died 1274."

Kings and Queens of Great Britain, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly, 1993: "Blanche, Daughter of Robert I Count of Artois, Widow of Henry I King of Navarre,Died 1302.

Political History of England 1216-1377, Vol III, T F Tout, AMS Press, 1905, p144: "...[1276] Earlier than this, [Edward I] made himself the champion of Blanche of Artois, the widow of Henry III of Navarre and Champagne. He wished that Joan, their only child, should bring her father's lands to one of his own sons, and, though disappointed in this ambition, he managed to marry his younger brother, Edmund of Lancaster, to Blanche..."

p246 "...[1311] Nor were Earl Thomas [ofLancaster]'s personal connexions less magnificent than his feudal dignities. As a grandson of Henry III, he was the first cousin of the king. Through his mother, Blanche of Artois, Queen of Navarre and Countess of Champagne, he was the grandson of the valiant Robert of Artois, who had fallen at Mansura, and the great-grandson of Louis VIII of France. His half-sister, Joan of Champagne, was the wife of Philip the Fair, so that the French king was his brother-in-law as well as his cousin, and Isabella, Edward's consort, was his niece..."

The Lives of the Kings and Queens of England, Antonia Fraser, 1975, Alfred Knopf, p71: "Blanche of Artois, mar (2) Edmund Crounchback, died 1302..."

A History of The Plantagenets, Vol II,The Magnificent Century, Thomas B Costain, 1951, Doubleday & Co, p209:
"...The most important step taken was in connection with the King of Navarre, who was persuaded to an arbitration of his differences with the English Crown..."

   Marriage Information:

Henry married Princess Blanche Artois FRANCE, daughter of Count Robert ARTOIS. (Princess Blanche Artois FRANCE was born in , Navarre, Spain and died in 1302.)

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