Today in History - March 15th. 1275 - Margaret of England

Margaret of England was born on March 15th. 1275 @ Windsor Castle.


Margaret of England
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Her parents were King Edward I of England and Eleanor of Castile.

In 1290, Margaret married John II, Duke of Brabant.


John II, Duke of Brabant
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Margaret became unhappy at the Brabant Court (now located in Belgium).
Her husband had several mistresses. His illegitimate children were raised
together with her son John III. 

Margaret died in 1333 (the exact date is unknown). She was buried besides
her husband in the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula in Brussels.
Unfortunately their graves are destroyed.


Cathedral of St. Michael and St.Gudula in Brussels
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