Princess Constanza Perez of Castile and Leon
(1354-1394)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Prince John (of Gaunt) K. G. Earl of Richmond, Duke of Lancaster,

Princess Constanza Perez of Castile and Leon

  • Born: 1354, Castrojeriz. Burgos, Spain 673
  • Marriage (1): Prince John (of Gaunt) K. G. Earl of Richmond, Duke of Lancaster, on 21 Sep 1371 in Rochefort-sur-Soulzon, Aveyron, France 675
  • Died: 24 Mar 1394, Leicester Castle, Leicestershire, England at age 40 691
  • Buried: 5-6 Jul 1394, collegiate church of St. Mary in the Newarke at Leicester 692

  Noted events in her life were:

Marriage. 739 Constanza accepted John's proposal with alacrity, confident that such a great prince would be successful in helpin her achieve her cherished aim - the kingdom of Spain.


Constanza married Prince John (of Gaunt) K. G. Earl of Richmond, Duke of Lancaster,, son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault, on 21 Sep 1371 in Rochefort-sur-Soulzon, Aveyron, France.675 (Prince John (of Gaunt) K. G. Earl of Richmond, Duke of Lancaster, was born in Mar 1340 in Abbaye de St. Bavon, Ghent, Flandre-Orientale, Belgium,673 died on 3 Feb 1399 in Leicester Castle, Leicester, Leicestershire, England 673,676 and was buried on 16 Mar 1399 in St. Paul's Cathedral, London, Middlesex, England 673,677.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

Payment for War help, 1366, Castile, Spain. 693 John's brother Edward, the Black Prince, had come to the rescue of the King of Catile, Pedro, when the French had invaded Castile. When Pedro couldn't pay Edward for this help, he gave his two daughters as payment. Constance married John and Isabella married Edmund.




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