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Guillaume I comté de Bourgogne
(Abt 1024-1087)
Alfonso VI "el valiente" Fernández Rey de León y Castile
(Bef 1040-1109)
Constance de Bourgogne
Raimundo III Conde de Borgoña
Urraca Alfonsez Condesa y Reina de Catilla y León

Alfonso VII "el Emperador" Raimúndez Rey de Galicia, Castilla, Leán


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1. Richilda of Poland

2. Berenguela Raimundo de Barcelona

Alfonso VII "el Emperador" Raimúndez Rey de Galicia, Castilla, Leán

  • Born: 1 Mar 1105, Castilla, España, Iberia
  • Marriage (1): Richilda of Poland in Jul 1152
  • Marriage (2): Berenguela Raimundo de Barcelona in 1128 in Saldana
  • Died: 21 Aug 1157, Fresneda, Teruel, Asturias, Iberia at age 52
  • Buried: Cathedral of Santa Maria, Toledo, Spain

bullet   Other names for Alfonso were and Leon Alfonso VII "the Emperer," King of Castile and Emperador de Hispania Alfonso VII "el Emperador" Raimúndez de Borgoña.

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 113:24-26, Urraca, Queen of León & Castile, married Raymond of Burgundy, and they had a son, Alfonso VII, King of Castile and León. He married Berenguela of Barcelon, daughter of Raymond Beringer III, Marquis of Barcelona and Dulce, daughter of Gilbert Vicomte de Carlat, heiress of Provence. Ramón's second wife was Richilde of Poland. Ramón and Dulce had Sancho II, King of Castile who married Blanche of Navarre. 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Alfonso VII Emperor of Spain from Wikipedia.
Alfonso was the son of Urraca de León and Raimundo III count of Burgundy. He married his first wife, Berenguela, daughter of Ramon Berenguer III, count of Barcelona. She died in 1140. Their children were:

Sancho III of Castile (1134-1158)
Ramon, living 1136, died in infancy
Ferdinand II of León (1137-1188)
Constance (c.1138-1160), married Louis VII of France
Sancha (c.1139-1179), married Sancho VI of Navarre
García (c.1142-1145/6)
Alfonso (c.1144-by 1149)

In 1152, Alfonso married Richeza of Poland, the daughter of Ladislaus II the Exile. They had:

Ferdinand, (1153-1157)
Sancha (1155-1208), the wife of Alfonso II of Aragón.

• Web Reference: The Chronicle of Alfonso the Emperor.

Alfonso married Richilda of Poland, daughter of Vladislaus II King of Poland & Duke of Crackow and Agnes of Babenberg, in Jul 1152. (Richilda of Poland died on 16 Jun 1185.)

Alfonso next married Berenguela Raimundo de Barcelona, daughter of Ramón III "el Grande" Berengar Conde de Barcelona y de Provenza and Dolça de Gévaudun comtess de Provence, in 1128 in Saldana. (Berenguela Raimundo de Barcelona died on 3 Feb 1148-1149 in Palencia, Castile-León, Spain and was buried in Cathedral of Santiago del Mayor, Santiago de Compostela.)

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