Eleanor of Woodstock

The Marriage of Eleanor – Daughter of Edward II

This article was written by Hannah Pym. Eleanor, the eldest daughter of Edward II, was betrothed to Reginald, Count (later Duke) of Guelders in March of 1332, at the age of thirteen.  By May later that year, she departed England, and her wedding took place at Nijmegen on 22nd May 1332, just before her fourteenth [read more]

Guelders

Marie d’Harcourt’s prayerbook available online

Marie d’Harcourt, or Mary of Guelders as she is perhaps better known, was Duchess of Guelders as the wife of Reinald IV, Duke of Guelders and Jülich. They had no children and Marie was widowed in 1423 when her husband died while en route to Castle Rosendael. She remarried in 1426 to Rupert of Jülich-Berg, who was 20 [read more]