January 14, 1236 – Eleanor of Provence and Henry III of England marry.  This is THE MOST significant single event of Eleanor’s life.  Eleanor’s bridal train arrives in Canterbury before it is expected.  Henry hurries to meet her and insists on marrying at once in a relatively private affair, saving the public spectacle for her coronation.

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One Response to “On This Day In Her Story #16: Eleanor of Provence and Henry III Are Married”

  1. That picture pulls a big lovely sigh out of me. I pre-ordered your book from the indie bookstore, Parnassus, here in Nashville. I bet Eleanor looked amazing. Henry, not so much.

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