Blanche of France (1253–1321)

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Blanche of France (1253–1321)

French royal. Name variations: Blanche Capet. Born in 1253 in Jaffa; died in 1321 in Paris, France; daughter ofMargaret of Provence (1221–1295) and Saint Louis also known as Louis IX (1214–1270), king of France (r. 1226–1270); sister of Philip III the Bold (1245–1285), king of France (r. 1270–1285); married Ferdinand de la Cerda of Castile and Leon (son of Alphonso X), on October 30, 1268; children: Alphonso de la Cerda (c. 1270–1327); Ferdinand de la Cerda (b. 1272).