Braose, Eleanor de (fl. 1250s)

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Braose, Eleanor de (fl. 1250s)

English noblewoman. Name variations: Eleanor Bohun; Eleanor de Bohun. Interred at Llanthony, Gloucester; daughter ofEve de Braose (fl. 1220s) and William de Braose, lord of Abergavenny; married Humphrey Bohun (d. 1265, son of the 6th earl of Hereford and Essex); children: Humphrey Bohun (c. 1248–1298), 3rd earl of Hereford, 2nd of Essex (some sources cite 7th earl of Hereford and Essex); Gilbert Bohun;Alianore Bohun (d. 1313). Humphrey Bohun's second wife wasJoan de Quinci .