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Sancho VI King Of Navarre
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Birth: 1132
Death: Jun. 27, 1194
Pamplona
Provincia de Navarra
Navarra, Spain

Sancho VI Garces (c. 1133 – June 27, 1194), called the Wise (el Sabio), was the king of Navarre from 1150 until his death in 1194.

Son of King García Ramirez and Marguerite de l'Aigle, he was the first to use the title "King of Navarre" as the sole designation of his kingdom, dropping Pamplona out of titular use.

His reign was full of clashes with Castile and Aragon. He was a monastic founder and many architectural accomplishments date to his reign. He is also responsible for bringing his kingdom into the political orbit of Europe.

He tried to repair his kingdom's borders which had been reduced by the Treaties of Tudejen and Carrion, which he had been forced to sign with Castile and Aragon in his early reign. By the Accord of Soria, Castile was eventually confirmed in its possession of conquered territories. He was hostile to Raymond Berengar IV of Aragon, but Raymond's son Alfonso II divided the lands taken from Murcia with him by treaty of Cazorla in 1179. In 1190, the two neighbors again signed a pact in Borja of mutual protection against Castilian expansion.

He died on June 27, 1194, in Pamplona, where he is interred. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Garcia VII King Of Navarre (1100 - 1150)
  Margaret de l'Aigle (1100 - 1141)
 
 Spouse:
  Sancha of Castile (1139 - 1179)*
 
 Children:
  Fernando de Navarra (____ - 1207)*
  Berengaria of Navarre (1163 - 1230)*
  Blanche de Navarre (1177 - 1229)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Of Navarre (1128 - 1183)*
  Sancho VI King Of Navarre (1132 - 1194)
  Blanca of Navarre (1133 - 1156)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cathedral of Pamplona
Pamplona
Provincia de Navarra
Navarra, Spain
 
Maintained by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Originally Created by: Jerry Ferren
Record added: Mar 03, 2011
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25th Great Grandfather
- Pamela Morphew
 Added: Jan. 31, 2017
Beloved Great grandparent we have not forgotten you
- RFB Jenkins
 Added: Jan. 29, 2017
For my 23rd Great Grandfather. Peace.
- Bonnie Schermer
 Added: Jan. 23, 2017
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