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Sancho "el Mayor" García Rey de Pamplona y conde de Aragón
(987/91-1035)
Muñia Sánchez Princessa de Castilla
(995-After 1066)
Alfonso V "El Noble" Vermúdez Rey de Castilla y León
(994/6-1028)
Elvira Menéndez de Gallicia
(Abt 996-1022)
Ferdinand I "El Magno" Sánchez Rey de Castile y León
(1016/8-1065)
Sancha Alfonsez Princesa de León
(1013/7-1067)

Alfonso VI "el valiente" Fernández Rey de León y Castile
(Bef 1040-1109)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Constance de Bourgogne

2. Jimena Muñoz

Alfonso VI "el valiente" Fernández Rey de León y Castile

  • Born: Bef Jun 1040, Compostela
  • Marriage (1): Constance de Bourgogne on 8 May 1081 in Dijon, Cote-D'or, Bourgogne, France
  • Marriage (2): Jimena Muñoz
  • Died: 29 Jun 1109, Toledo, Castilla, España
  • Buried: Sahgún, León, San Mancio Chapel

bullet   Another name for Alfonso was Alfonso VI "el Bravo" Fernández , rey de León.

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 113:22-24, Robert the Old, duke of Burgundy married Eleanor of Semur-en-Auxois and were the parents of Constance who married Alfonso VI, king of Castile and Leon, son of Fernando I the Great, King of Castille & León, by his wife, Sancha daughter of Alfonso V, King of León. Constance and Alfonso VI were the parents of Urraca, Quen of Leon & Castile, who married Raymond of Burgundy. 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, <a href="http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/CASTILE.htm#AlfonsoVIdied1109B">Alfonso de Castilla y León</a>.
Alfonso VI de Castilla y León, son of Fernando I "el Magno" King of Castile and León & his wife Sancha de León. "Urraca, Sancho, Alfonso, García and Elvira" and the children of King Fernando and Queen Sancha [Chronicon Regum Legionensium, p. 81].

• Web Reference: Alfonso VI of León & Castile from Wikipedia.
Alfonso was the second son of Ferdinand the Great and Sancha of León, the daughter of Alfonso the Noble and sister to Bermudo III of León. Following his defeat and killing of Bermudo in battle, Ferdinand was crowned King of León and Castile and called himself Emperor of Spain. When the kingdom was divided following his father's death, Alfonso was allotted León. Castile was given to his older brother Sancho and Galicia to his younger brother García.



Miniatura que representa al rey Alfonso VI de León (1047-1109). Forma parte del Tumbo A de la catedral de Santiago de Compostela.


Alfonso married Constance de Bourgogne, daughter of Robert "le Vieux" Capet Duc de Burgundy and Hélie de Semur, on 8 May 1081 in Dijon, Cote-D'or, Bourgogne, France. (Constance de Bourgogne was born on 9 May 1046 in Bourgogne, died on 26 Oct 1093-21 Nov 1093 and was buried in the monastery of Sahagún, León, España.)


Alfonso next married Jimena Muñoz. (Jimena Muñoz died in 1128.)


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