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Henry III



Henry III, effigy in Westminster Abbey.
Public domain image from here.




Henry III (see here and here), born 1207,
reigned 1216-72,
mar Eleanor of Provence (see here),
he died 1272, bur Chapel of Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey,
see p.76 in [Brayley, vol.2, 1823],
she died 1291, bur Convent Church, Amesbury, Wiltshire,
had issue:


  1. Edward I (Longshanks), reigned 1272-1307.


  2. Edmund Crouchback Plantagenet, born 1245.






Tomb at Westminster Abbey



Map of part of Westminster Abbey.
From [Brayley, 1818-23].
Tomb of Henry III is circled in red.



Henry III's tomb in Westminster Abbey.
Photo by Adrian Pingstone, 2005.
Public domain image from here.
See 2005 shot from Anthony Majanlahti. Creative Commons.



Tomb of Henry III.
See larger.
From facing p.79 in [Brayley, vol.2, 1823].
See also poor quality copy of a painting of this location by Max Emanuel Ainmiller (1858).



Tomb of Henry III (right).
From opposite p.196 in [Combe, 1812, vol.2].



Tomb of Henry III (left) and Eleanor of Castile (right), from inside the Chapel of Edward the Confessor.
From facing p.76 in [Brayley, vol.2, 1823].



Detail of "The Choir of Westminster Abbey" by Max Emanuel Ainmiller (1851).
On left are tombs of Henry III and Eleanor of Castile.
On far right is tomb of Edward III.
See full size.



Henry III, effigy in Westminster Abbey.
From here. From Shirley's Royal Ancestors site. Used with permission.



Drawing of the above effigy of Henry III in Westminster Abbey.
From A Student's History of England by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1916). See here.
See also a cast of the effigy at the Victoria and Albert Museum.



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