Blanche of France (1253–1323)
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|Blanche of France|
|Spouse||Ferdinand de la Cerda, Infante of Castile|
|Alfonso de la Cerda of Castile|
Ferdinand de la Cerda of Castile
|House||House of Capet|
House of Burgundy-Spain
|Father||Louis IX of France|
|Mother||Margaret of Provence|
|Died||1323 (aged 69-70)|
|Burial||Cordeliers Convent, Paris|
- Alfonso (1270-1324), who married Mahaut, daughter of John I of Brienne, Count of Eu. They had four sons and three daughters.
- Ferdinand (1275-1322), who married Juana Núñez de Lara, called "la Palomilla", Lady of Lara & Herrera, daughter of Juan Núñez de Lara “el Mayor” and Teresa Álvarez de Azagra. They had one son and three daughters. One daughter, Blanca de La Cerda y Lara, was the mother-in-law to King Henry II of Castile.
Ferdinand predeceased his father in 1275 at Ciudad Real. Blanche and Ferdinand's sons did not inherit the throne of their grandfather, since their uncle, the second son, Sancho, enforced his claim, even by rebelling. Blanche's brother Philip warned Sancho that he would invade Castile on behalf of his two nephews.
Blanche left Castile never to return. Her sons were sent to live with their grandmother Violant of Aragon who had them sent to the fortress of Játiva so they would be safe from Sancho.
|Ancestors of Blanche of France (1253–1323)|
|Robert, Count of Clermont|
|Isabella, Queen of Navarre|
|Blanche, Crown Princess of Castile|
|Marguerite, Duchess of Brabant|
|Agnes, Duchess of Burgundy|