Was Eleanor of Aquitaine my Ancestor? Generation 27 – Marie of Champagne

This is the twenty-eighth post in a series about my possible line of descent from Eleanor of Aquitaine. In the first post, I explained how I discovered the possible line, and how I am going to verify it one generation at a time. In the┬álast post, I proved that my twenty-third great-grandmother Margaret, countess of Flanders, was the daughter of Marie of Champagne, countess of Flanders. Biography Marie of Champagne was born in the spring of 1171 as the second daughter of Henry, count of … [Read more...]