Alfonso VII Raimúndez

Alfonso VII Raimúndez

Castilla y León, Spain
Death 21 Aug 1157 (aged 52)
Burial Toledo, Provincia de Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Memorial ID 88303926 View Source
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Alfonso VII de Leon & Castile "The Good". King of Galicia, crowned in 1111 in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Ruler of all Toledo in 10 March 1126 at the death of his mother. Emperor of Spain, crowned 1135 at the Cathedral of Leon.

Son of Raymond de Bourgogne and Urraca of Castile. Born in Castile, died in Muradel Pass of the Sierra Morena Mountain area of Spain returning from another war. Husband of Berenguela, daughter of Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona married November 1128 and father of:
* 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

Secondly, the husband of Richeza of Poland, the daughter of Ladislaus II the Exile married in 1152 and father of:
* Ferdinand 1153–1157
* Sancha 1155–1208, the wife of Alfonso II of Aragón

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