King Sancho CASTILE, III
(Abt 1131-Abt 1158)
Queen Blanche Navarre CASTILE
(Abt 1139-1156)
King Henry ENGLAND, II
Queen Eleanor Aquitaine ENGLAND
(Abt 1121-1204)
King Alfonso CASTILE, VIII
Queen Eleanor England CASTILE
Queen Berengaria Aragon CASTILE & LEON
(Bet 1180-1246)


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King Alfonso CASTILE & LEON, IX

Queen Berengaria Aragon CASTILE & LEON 1

  • Born: Bet Jan 1180 and Jun 1181, Burgos, Castile, Spain
  • Married: Dec 1197, Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
  • Died: 8 Nov 1246, Burgos, Castile, Spain

   Other names for Berengaria were Berenguela, LEON Queen, ARAGON Princess and Berengar.

   Ancestral File Number: 8XJ4-Q6. User ID: 9454877.

   General Notes:

Princess of ARAGON, Queen of LEON.

Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1989: "Alfonso IX, Son of Fernando II King of Leon and Urraca of Portugal, King of Leon 1188-1230, Mar =2 Berenguela Daughter of Alfonso VIII King of Aragon...Berenguela, Daughter of Alfonso VIII King of Castilla and Eleanor England, Mar (2) Alfonso IX King of Leon, Died 1244."

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol IV, p98, Ferdinand III the Saint: "Born Abt 1201, Died 1252, King of Castile form 1217 to 1252, King of Leon from 1230 to 1252, son of Alfonso IX of Leon, and Berenguela daughter of Alfonso VIII of Castile..."

The Story of Civilization, Will Durant, Vol IV, The Age of Faith, Bk V, The Climax of Christianity, Ch XXV, TheRecovery of Europe, Sec XII, Spain, p697: "Fernando III (1217-1252) reunited Leon and Castile, pushed the Catholic frontier to Granada, made Seville his capital, the great mosque his cathedral, the Alcazar his residence; the Church considered him a bastard at his birth, and made him a saint after his death..."

Ancestral File Ver 4.10 Alphonso IX King of LEON Born 1173 Leon Spain Mar 1197 Berenaria Queen of LEON & CASTILE (8XJ4-Q6) Spain Died 23 Sep 1230 Castile Spain, Ancestral File v4.19 ZJVZ-4G.

   Marriage Information:

Berengaria married King Alfonso CASTILE & LEON, IX, son of King Ferdinand LEON, II and Queen Urraca Portugal LEON, in Dec 1197 in Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain. (King Alfonso CASTILE & LEON, IX was born on 15 Aug 1171 in Zamora, Leon, Spain and died on 24 Sep 1230 in Villaneuva De Sarria, Lugo, Spain.)


1 Ancestral File Ver 4.19, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998.

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