Beatrice of Savoy

Beatrice of Savoy

Beatrice of Savoy (1198 – 1266), was the daughter of Thomas I of Savoy and Marguerite of Geneva. Beatrice married on 5 June 1219 Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence. She was a shrewd and politically astute woman, whose beauty was likened to that of a second Niobe by Matthew Paris. After two stillborn sons, Ramon and Beatrice of Savoy had four daughters, who all married kings.

# Marguerite of Provence (1221-1295), wife of Louis IX of France
# Eleanor of Provence (1223-1291), wife of Henry III of England
# Sanchia of Provence (1228-1261), wife of Richard, Earl of Cornwall
# Beatrice of Provence (1234-1267), wife of Charles I of Sicily

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