Blanche of Artois
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|Blanche of Artois|
|Queen consort of Navarre|
|Tenure||4 December 1270 – 22 July 1274|
|Spouse||Henry I of Navarre
|Issue||Joan I of Navarre
Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster
Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster
|House||House of Artois|
|Father||Robert I, Count of Artois|
|Mother||Matilda of Brabant|
|Died||2 May 1302(aged c. 53–54)|
Blanche of Artois (Blanche d'Artois) (1248 – 2 May 1302) was the queen consort of Navarre; after her husband Henry I of Navarre's death, she served as regent from 1274 to 1284 on behalf of her daughter, Joan I. Besides Navarre, she ruled the counties of Brie, Champagne, Troyes and Meaux.
In 1276, she became Countess of Lancaster by marrying into the English royal family.
- Theobald - d. 1270 fell from a battlement at the castle of Estella
- Joan I of Navarre, Queen regnant of Navarre and Queen consort of France
- Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster
- Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster
- John of Lancaster, seigneur of Beaufort (present day Montmorency, Aube, arrond. d’Arcis-sur-Aube, canton de Chavanges) and Nogent-l’Artaud (Aisne, arrond. de Château-Thierry, canton de Charly). Before July 1312 he married Alix de Joinville.
|Ancestors of Blanche of Artois|
Isabelle of France
|Queen consort of Navarre
Margaret of Burgundy