Queen Leonor I of Navarre and Gaston IV, Count of Foix
Leonor I of Navarre (2 February 1426 – 12 February 1479), was the regent of Navarre from 1455 to 1479, then briefly the queen regnant of Navarre in 1479. She was crowned on 28 January 1479 in Tudela.
Reign: 28 January 1479 – 12 February 1479
Coronation: 28 January 1479
Predecessor: Blanche II
Born: 2 February 1426, Olite, Navarre
Died: 12 February 1479 (aged 53)
Spouse: Gaston IV, Count of Foix
(m. 1441; died 1472)
Gaston, Prince of Viana
Peter, Bishop of Vannes
John, Viscount of Narbonne
Margaret, Duchess of Brittany
Catherine, Countess of Candale
Jacques, Count of Montfort
Father: John II of Aragon
Mother: Blanche I of Navarre
Religion: Roman Catholicism
Gaston IV, Count of Foix
Gaston IV (27 November 1422 – 25 or 28 July 1472) was the sovereign Viscount of Béarn and the Count of Foix and Bigorre in France from 1436 to 1472. He also held the viscounties of Marsan, Castelbon, Nébouzan, Villemeur and Lautrec and was, by virtue of the county of Foix, co-prince of Andorra. From 1447 he was also Viscount of Narbonne. Through his marriage to Eleonor, heiress of the Kingdom of Navarre, he also held the title of Prince of Navarre.
He was a son of John I, Count of Foix and Jeanne d'Albret. His maternal grandparents were Charles d'Albret, Constable of France and co-commander of the French army, killed at the Battle of Agincourt, and his wife Marie de Sully.
Gaston married the Navarrese Infanta, Eleonor, in 1436.
Born: 27 November 1422
Died: 25 or 28 July 1472 (aged 49)
Noble family Foix
Spouse(s): Leonor of Navarre
Father: John I, Count of Foix
Mother: Jeanne d'Albret
Queens Regnant – Eleanor of Navarre
Very well written biography about Queen Eleanor I of Navarre.
Her reign was so brief from the 28th of January 1479 – 12th of February 1479.
By her marriage to Gaston de Foix ,Eleanor was also Comtesse de Foix & Bigorre, Viscountesse de Béarn ,Marsan, Castelbon, Nébouzan, Villemeur and Lautrec and Princess of Andorra.
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