King Sancho NAVARRE, V
- Born: Abt 1130, , Navarre, Spain
- Married: 1153
- Died: 27 Jun 1194
Other names for Sancho were Sanco, NAVARRE King and "The Wise".
Ancestral File Number: 8XQ1-2X.
"The Wise", King of NAVARRE Reigned 1150-1194.
Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute 1989: "Sancha, Daughter of Alfonso VII King of Castilla & Leon and Berenguela of Barcelona, Mar Sancho VI King of Navarre...SanchoVI, Son of Garcia V King of Navarre, King of Navarre 1150-1194, Mar Sancha Castilla, Died 1194."
Encyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia, 1981, Vol VIII, p843, Sancho VI the Wise:
"Died 1194, King of Navarre (Pamplona) from 1150 and son ofGarcia V the Restorer. Sancho was the first ot be called king of Navarre; previous kings were known as kings of Pamplona. In 1151 Castile and Aragon agreed to partition Navarre, but Sancho avoided the destruction of his kingdom by accepting Alfonso VII of Castile as his overlord and marrying Alfonso's daughter."
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Macropaedia, Vol XV, p827, Richard I the Lion-Heart of England: "...Richard yoined the other crusaders at Acre on 8 Jun 1191, having conquered Cyprus on his way there. While at Limassol in Cyprus, Richard married (May 12) Berengaria of Navarre...
A History of the Plantagenets, Vol I, The Conquering Family, Thomas B Costain, 1949, Doubleday & Co, p145:
"...Eleanore set out forNavarre to arrange the marriage with Berengaria. It had been planned between them, mother and son, that she would bring the princess back with her so the wedding could take place before the ships sailed for the East. Failing this, the Queen andthe princess would go by sea and join Richard at Messina. The mountainous road across the Pyrenees and on to Pampeluna, where Sancho the Wise, Berengaria's father, held court, was a long and fatiguing one for a woman of her years..."
A History of the English Speaking People Winston S Churchill Vol I The Birth ofBritain Dodd Mead & Co 1956 p133 "...after [Richard] rested for the winter, his mother brought out to him Berengaria, daughter of the King of Navarre, whom he had known andadmired, and now resolved to marry..."
The Lives of the Kings & Queens of England, Antonia Fraser, 1975, Alfred Knopf, p25: "Richard I Coeur de Lion 1157-99 mar Berengaria of Navarre 1163-1230..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.11 8XQ1-2X Sanco V (VI) King of NAVARRE Born Abt 1130 Navarre Spain Mar Beatrice Sancha Princess of CASTILE 9FTZ-RQ Died 27 Jun 1194.
Sancho married Queen Sancha Beatrice Castile NAVARRE, daughter of King Alfonso CASTILE, VII and Berenguela BARCELONA, in 1153. (Queen Sancha Beatrice Castile NAVARRE was born about 1130 in , Castile, Spain and died in 1179-1208.)