King Garcia Sanchez NAVARRE, IV
- Married: Abt 1024-1038, , , Spain
- Died: 1054, Battle, Atapuerca, ,
Other names for Garcia were Garsias, Garces and NAVARRE King.
Ancestral File Number: V9T0-FB. User ID: 605112144.
King of NAVARRE Reigned 1035-1054.
Killed in Battle of Atapuerca 1054 EB KQE.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Macropaedia, Vol IV, p96, Ferdinand I the Great:
"...King of Castile and Leon and a son of Sancho III Garces of Navarre. He became king of a truncated Castile on his father's death in 1035. He had married Sancha, sister and heiress of Bermudo III of Leon, and when Bermudo was killed at Tamaron in 1037, fighting against the Castilians, Ferdinand, despite opposition, seized the Leonese throneand was crowned emperor at Leon in 1039. He reorganized the administration of Leon, particularly by reducing the hereditary powers of the magnates. In 1054 he proceeded to recover the Castilian territory given by his father to Ferdinand's brother Garcia IV, King of Navarre. In 1054 Garcia himself was killed by Ferdinand's troops at Atapuerca, and Navarre then accepted the Emperor's suzerainty..."
The New Columbia Encyclopedia, 1975, p937, Ferdinand I the Great: "Died 1065, Spanish king of Castile (1035-1065) and Leon (1037-1065). He inherited Castile from his father, Sancho III of Navarre, conquered Leon, and took parts of Navarre from his brother Garcia."
Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1989: "Garcia IV, Son of Sancho III King of Navarre and Castilla's 1st Marriage, King of NAVARRE Reigned 1035-1054.
Killed in Battle 1054.
Ancestral File Ver 4.13 V9T0-FB Garsias III King of NAVARRE, 8HSD-6G Garcia III (VI) SANCHEZ, Both Mar Estephania De BARCELONA [QUEEN OFNAVARRE] (AFN:V9T0-GH) Abt 1024 and 1038, respectively.
Garcia married Queen Estephania De Barcelona NAVARRE, daughter of Count Raimond Berenger BARCELONA, I and Ermensinde De CARCASSONNE, about 1024-1038 in , , Spain. (Queen Estephania De Barcelona NAVARRE was born about 992 in , Barcelona, Spain.)