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Alfonso VII, King of Leon and Castile

Male 1105 - 1157  (52 years)


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  • Name Alfonso VII  
    Suffix King of Leon and Castile 
    Born 1 Mar 1105  Caldas de Reyes, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Aug 1157  Fresneda, Teruel, Aragon, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Buried Cathedral Santa Maria, Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I10069  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of Barbara Hagan, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Raymond of Burgundy,   b. Abt 1060,   d. 26 Mar 1107  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Mother Urraca, Queen of Galicia, Castile, Leon, and Toledo,   b. 24 Jun 1081, León, León, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1126, Saldaña, Palencia, Castilla-Leon, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married Between Dec 1092 and Jan 1093  Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F5043  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Berenguela of Barcelona,   b. Abt 1114,   d. 15 Jan 1149, Palencia, Castile, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married Nov 1128  Saldaña, Palencia, Castilla-Leon, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
    +1. Sancho III, King of Nájera, Castile, and Toledo,   b. 1134,   d. 31 Aug 1158, Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +2. Fernando II, King of Leon, Galicia, and Extremadura,   b. 1137,   d. 22 Jan 1188, Benavente, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +3. Constance of Castile, Queen Consort of France,   b. Abt 1138,   d. 4 Oct 1160, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
    +4. Sancha of Castile, Queen Consort of Navarre,   b. Abt 1139,   d. 1179  (Age ~ 40 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F3302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Richeza of Poland,   b. Between 1130 and 1140,   d. Abt 1185  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Between 23 Oct 1152 and 21 Dec 1152  [5
    Children 
    +1. Sancha of Castile,   b. 21 Sep 1154, Toledo, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1208, Villanueva de Sigena, Huesca, Aragón, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F2641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Called "Emperor" (Emperador).

  • Sources 
    1. [S846] Spanish-language Wikipedia.

    2. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008., date only.

    3. [S858] Szabolcs de Vajay, "From Alfonso VII to Alfonso X: The First Two Centuries of the Burgundian Dynasty in Castile and Leon -- A Prosopographical Catalogue in Social Genealogy, 1100-1300." Studies in Genealogy and Family History in Tribute to Charles Evans on the Occasion of His Eightieth Birthday, ed. Lindsay L. Brook. Salt Lake City: Association for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, 1989., date and "Galicia" only.

    4. [S846] Spanish-language Wikipedia., date only.

    5. [S858] Szabolcs de Vajay, "From Alfonso VII to Alfonso X: The First Two Centuries of the Burgundian Dynasty in Castile and Leon -- A Prosopographical Catalogue in Social Genealogy, 1100-1300." Studies in Genealogy and Family History in Tribute to Charles Evans on the Occasion of His Eightieth Birthday, ed. Lindsay L. Brook. Salt Lake City: Association for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, 1989.