Tag: Beatrice of Provence

  • The Yearlong Queen

    The Yearlong Queen

    As the youngest of the Provence sisters, Beatrice observed her elder sisters Marguerite, Eleanor and Sanchia make glittering dynastic matches. They were a close-knit family, and despite the political stage on which they all walked, their family loyalty was notable. When their father Ramon Berenguer IV died in August 1245, the still unwed Beatrice was…

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