Laín Díaz "Calvo." Judge of Castile
(Abt 860-)


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Laín Díaz "Calvo." Judge of Castile

  • Born: Abt 860
  • Marriage: Unknown

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Dates & Events: 424
Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Castile Nobility
Laín Calvo is the traditional ancestor of Rodrigo Díaz "el Canpeador." Laín Calvo is believed to have married Teresa Núñez who was the mother of Fernando Laínez and Vermundo Laínez. Vermundo Laínez and his unknown wife were the parents of Fernando Rodriguez, father of Eilo Fernández.

Laín Calvo is named in the 12th century Crónica Najerense as one of the original judges appointed by Alfonso II King of Asturias to govern Castile.

~Pérez de Urbel, Vol. I, p. 135


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