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Berenguela I of Castile, Queen Of Castile & Toledo

Female 1171 - 1244  (73 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Berenguela I of Castile, Queen Of Castile & Toledo was born in 1171 (daughter of Alfonso VIII, King of Castile, Toledo, and Extramadura and Eleanor of England); died on 8 Nov 1244; was buried in Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile, Spain.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1179-1180
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1180
    • Alternate birth: Between Jan 1180 and Jun 1180
    • Alternate birth: Bef Aug 1180, Burgos, Castile, Spain
    • Alternate death: 8 Nov 1246, Las Huelgas, near Burgos, Castile, Spain

    Notes:

    Also called Berengaria.

    "The couple separated due to consanguinity in 1204, after which she returned to her father's dominions, where she became regent for her younger brother, Enrique I, King of Castile. She abdicated the throne of Castile 31 Aug 1217, in favor of her son, Fernando." [Royal Ancestry]

    "Starting in 1198, Pope Innocent III objected to the marriage on the grounds of consanguinity, though the couple stayed together until 1204. They vehemently sought a dispensation in order to stay together, including offering large sums of money. However, the pope denied their request, although they succeeded in having their children considered legitimate. Her marriage dissolved, Berengaria returned to Castile and to her parents in May 1204, where she dedicated herself to the care of her children." [Wikipedia]

    Berenguela married Alfonso IX, King of León and Galicia before 17 Dec 1197 in Valladolid, Castile, Spain. Alfonso (son of Fernando II, King of Leon, Galicia, and Extremadura and Urraca of Portugal) was born on 15 Aug 1171 in Zamora, León, Spain; died on 24 Sep 1230 in Villanueva de Sarria, Spain; was buried in Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Notes:

    Annulled by Pope Innocent III on grounds of consanguinity.

    Children:
    1. St. Fernando III, King Of Castile, León, Galicia, Toledo, Córdoba, Jaén, and Seville was born between Jun 1201 and Jul 1201 in En route between Salamanca and Zamora; died on 30 May 1252 in Seville, Andalusia, Spain; was buried in Cathedral Santa María, Seville, Andalusia, Spain.
    2. Alfonso was born between 1203 and 1204; died on 6 Jan 1272 in Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.
    3. Bérenguère of Castile-León was born in 1204; died on 12 Apr 1237 in Constantinople.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Alfonso VIII, King of Castile, Toledo, and Extramadura was born on 11 Nov 1155 in Soría, Castile, Spain (son of Sancho III, King of Nájera, Castile, and Toledo and Blanche of Navarre, Queen of Castile); died on 22 Sep 1214; was buried in Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile, Spain.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 5 Oct 1214, Gutiérre Muños, Arévalo, Spain
    • Alternate death: 6 Oct 1214, Gutiérre Muños, Arévalo, Spain

    Notes:

    Also Lord of Gascony. "Defeated by the Moorish Almohad invaders in 1195, but defeated a combined army of the kings of Leon and Navarre the same year. Won a great victory over the Moors at Navas de Tolosa, 1212." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, which gives the date of his marriage to Eleanor as September 1177, unlike other sources which date it to September 1170.]

    Alfonso married Eleanor of England in Sep 1170 in Burgos, Castile, Spain. Eleanor (daughter of Henry II, King of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France; Queen Consort of England) was born in 1161; died on 21 Sep 1214; was buried in Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile, Spain. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Eleanor of England was born in 1161 (daughter of Henry II, King of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France; Queen Consort of England); died on 21 Sep 1214; was buried in Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile, Spain.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 13 Oct 1162, Domfront, Normandy, France
    • Alternate death: 25 Oct 1214, Burgos, Castile, Spain

    Notes:

    Also called Leonor.

    "Of all Eleanor of Aquitaine's daughters, her namesake was the only one who was enabled, by political circumstances, to wield the kind of influence her mother had exercised. In her own marriage treaty, and in the first marriage treaty for her daughter Berengaria, Eleanor was given direct control of many lands, towns, and castles throughout the kingdom. She was almost as powerful as Alfonso, who specified in his will in 1204 that she was to rule alongside their son in the event of his death, including taking responsibility for paying his debts and executing his will. It was she who persuaded him to marry their daughter Berengaria to Alfonso IX of León. Troubadours and sages were regularly present in Alfonso VIII's court due to Eleanor's patronage." [Wikipedia]

    Children:
    1. 1. Berenguela I of Castile, Queen Of Castile & Toledo was born in 1171; died on 8 Nov 1244; was buried in Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile, Spain.
    2. Urraca of Castile was born between 1186 and 1187; died on 3 Nov 1220 in Coimbra, Portugal.
    3. Blanche of Castile, Queen Consort of France was born before 4 Mar 1188 in Palencia, Castile, Spain; died in 1252 in Melun, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France; was buried in Maubuisson Abbey near Pontoise, near Paris, France.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Sancho III, King of Nájera, Castile, and Toledo was born in 1134 (son of Alfonso VII, King of Leon and Castile and Berenguela of Barcelona); died on 31 Aug 1158 in Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain; was buried in Cathedral Santa Maria, Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1135

    Notes:

    The Desired (el Deseado).

    Sancho married Blanche of Navarre, Queen of Castile on 30 Jan 1151 in Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain. Blanche (daughter of Garcia VI Ramirez, King of Navarre and Marguerite de l'Aigle, Queen of Navarre) was born in 1137; died on 12 Aug 1156; was buried in Cathedral Santa Maria la Real, Najera, La Rioja, Spain. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Blanche of Navarre, Queen of Castile was born in 1137 (daughter of Garcia VI Ramirez, King of Navarre and Marguerite de l'Aigle, Queen of Navarre); died on 12 Aug 1156; was buried in Cathedral Santa Maria la Real, Najera, La Rioja, Spain.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1140
    • Alternate death: 24 Jun 1158

    Notes:

    Also called Sancha.

    Children:
    1. 2. Alfonso VIII, King of Castile, Toledo, and Extramadura was born on 11 Nov 1155 in Soría, Castile, Spain; died on 22 Sep 1214; was buried in Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile, Spain.

  3. 6.  Henry II, King of England was born on 4 Mar 1133 in Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France (son of Geoffrey V of Anjou and Maud "The Empress"); died on 6 Jul 1189 in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 5 Mar 1133, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France

    Notes:

    Also called Henry Fitz Empress; Henry Fitz Geoffrey.

    Henry married Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France; Queen Consort of England on 18 May 1152 in Bordeaux Cathedral, Bordeaux, Gironde, France. Eleanor (daughter of William X of Aquitaine and Aénor de Châtellerault) was born in 1122; died in 1204; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France; Queen Consort of England was born in 1122 (daughter of William X of Aquitaine and Aénor de Châtellerault); died in 1204; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1124
    • Alternate death: 31 Mar 1204, Poitiers, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France
    • Alternate death: 1 Apr 1204

    Notes:

    Also called Alienor, Helienordis. Duchess of Aquitaine.

    Children:
    1. Henry the Young King, Titular King of England was born on 28 Feb 1155; died on 11 Jun 1183 in Castle of Martel, Lot, France.
    2. Matilda of England was born in 1156 in London, England; died on 28 Jun 1189.
    3. Richard I, King of England was born on 8 Sep 1157 in Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; died on 6 Apr 1199 in Châlus, Aquitaine, France; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.
    4. 3. Eleanor of England was born in 1161; died on 21 Sep 1214; was buried in Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile, Spain.
    5. John, King of England was born about 27 Dec 1166 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; died on 19 Oct 1216 in Newark Castle, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England; was buried in Worcester Cathedral, Worcestershire, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Alfonso VII, King of Leon and Castile was born on 1 Mar 1105 in Caldas de Reyes, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain (son of Raymond of Burgundy and Urraca, Queen of Galicia, Castile, Leon, and Toledo); died on 21 Aug 1157 in Fresneda, Teruel, Aragon, Spain; was buried in Cathedral Santa Maria, Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.

    Notes:

    Called "Emperor" (Emperador).

    Alfonso married Berenguela of Barcelona in Nov 1128 in Saldaña, Palencia, Castilla-Leon, Spain. Berenguela (daughter of Ramon III Berenguer and Dulce de Gévauden) was born about 1114; died on 15 Jan 1149 in Palencia, Castile, Spain; was buried in Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Berenguela of Barcelona was born about 1114 (daughter of Ramon III Berenguer and Dulce de Gévauden); died on 15 Jan 1149 in Palencia, Castile, Spain; was buried in Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1116
    • Alternate death: 31 Jan 1149, Palencia, Castile, Spain
    • Alternate death: 3 Feb 1149

    Children:
    1. 4. Sancho III, King of Nájera, Castile, and Toledo was born in 1134; died on 31 Aug 1158 in Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain; was buried in Cathedral Santa Maria, Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.
    2. Fernando II, King of Leon, Galicia, and Extremadura was born in 1137; died on 22 Jan 1188 in Benavente, Italy; was buried in Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain.
    3. Constance of Castile, Queen Consort of France was born about 1138; died on 4 Oct 1160 in France; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Denis, Saint-Denis, France.
    4. Sancha of Castile, Queen Consort of Navarre was born about 1139; died in 1179; was buried in Pamplona Cathedral, Pamplona, Spain.

  3. 10.  Garcia VI Ramirez, King of Navarre was born about 1099 (son of Ramiro Sánchez and Cristina Rodriguez); died on 21 Nov 1150.

    Garcia married Marguerite de l'Aigle, Queen of Navarre about 1130. Marguerite (daughter of Gilbert de l'Aigle and Juliana de la Perche) died on 25 May 1141. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Marguerite de l'Aigle, Queen of Navarre (daughter of Gilbert de l'Aigle and Juliana de la Perche); died on 25 May 1141.
    Children:
    1. Sancho VI, King of Navarre was born on 21 Apr 1132; died on 27 Jun 1194; was buried in Pamplona Cathedral, Pamplona, Spain.
    2. 5. Blanche of Navarre, Queen of Castile was born in 1137; died on 12 Aug 1156; was buried in Cathedral Santa Maria la Real, Najera, La Rioja, Spain.

  5. 12.  Geoffrey V of Anjou was born on 24 Aug 1113 (son of Fulk V, King of Jerusalem and Eremburge de la Flèche); died on 7 Sep 1151 in Château-du-Loire, Pays-de-la-Loire, France; was buried in Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France.

    Notes:

    Count of Anjou.

    Also called Geoffrey Plantagenet; Geoffrey "le Bel".

    Royal Ancestry, Wikipedia, and most notably the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography all say he married the Empress Matilda in Le Mans. The Henry Project says the wedding took place in Worcester, citing L. C. Bethemann, ed., Roberti de Monte Chronica (a continuation by Robert de Torigni of the chronicle of Sigebert de Gembloux).

    Geoffrey married Maud "The Empress" on 22 May 1128 in Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France. Maud (daughter of Henry I, King of England and Matilda of Scotland, Queen Consort of England) was born about 8 Feb 1102 in London, England; died on 10 Sep 1167 in Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France; was buried in Abbey of Bec, Eure, Normandy, France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Maud "The Empress" was born about 8 Feb 1102 in London, England (daughter of Henry I, King of England and Matilda of Scotland, Queen Consort of England); died on 10 Sep 1167 in Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France; was buried in Abbey of Bec, Eure, Normandy, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1104

    Children:
    1. 6. Henry II, King of England was born on 4 Mar 1133 in Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France; died on 6 Jul 1189 in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.

  7. 14.  William X of Aquitaine was born in 1099 (son of William IX of Aquitaine and Philippa of Toulouse); died on 26 Mar 1136 in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 28 Mar 1136, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    • Alternate death: 9 Apr 1137

    Notes:

    Called "The Saint." Duke of Aquitaine. Also, as William VIII, Count of Poitou. Also Duke of Gascony.

    William married Aénor de Châtellerault in 1121. Aénor (daughter of Aimery I and Dangereuse) died after 3 Mar 1130. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Aénor de Châtellerault (daughter of Aimery I and Dangereuse); died after 3 Mar 1130.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft Mar 1130

    Notes:

    Also called Eleanor; Aénor de Rochefoucauld.

    Children:
    1. 7. Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France; Queen Consort of England was born in 1122; died in 1204; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.