Lady Eleanor Brandon (1519-27 September 1547) was the daughter of Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk. Her maternal grandparents were King Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York. She was the sister of Lady Frances Brandon therefore she was the aunt of Lady Jane Grey.
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Eleanor was married to Henry Clifford in 1537. She then became the Countess of Cumberland. Henry and Eleanor had three children:
- Lady Margaret Clifford (1540-1596)
- Henry Clifford. Died as an infant.
- Charles Clifford. Died as an infant.