Eleanor (/ ˈ ɛ l ə n ər,-n ɔːr /) is a feminine given name, originally from an Old French adaptation of the Old Provençal name Aliénor. It is the name of a number of women of the high nobility in western Europe during the High Middle Ages. The name was introduced to England by Eleanor of Aquitaine, who came to marry King Henry II.
Beatrice was the second eldest daughter of King Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence. Beatrice's childhood was plagued by tragedy, and the stresses of her father's reign coupled with her mother's unpopularity with the English people.