Thursday, February 21, 2008

Saint Eleanora

ELEANORA

Memorial
21 February
Profile
Daughter of Count Raymond IV of Provence. Married King Henry III of England in 1236 at the age of ten. Queen of England. Widowed in 1273 after 37 years of marriage. Benedictine nun. Known throughout her life as a pious and prayerful woman.
Born
1226 in Provence, France
Died
of natural causes
Name Meaning
the light (old french, welsh, norwegian); the merciful one (greek)

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