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Urraca "la Temeraria", Infanta of Castile and León, Countess of Galicia

Urraca "la Temeraria", Infanta of Castile and León, Countess of Galicia

Female 1079 - 1126  (~ 46 years)

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  • Name Urraca  
    • She was the heiress of Castile and León. Her nickname translates to the Reckless. [1, 3]
    Born Apr 1079  Burgos, Castile and León, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Title(s) 1093  [1
    Reign From 1109 to 1126  [3
    Title(s) 1 Jul 1109  [1, 3
    Died 8 Mar 1126  Saldaña, Palencia, Castile and León, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Web References 2019 
    Buried Basilica of San Isidoro, León, León, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2977  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2021 

    Father Alfonso VI "the Brave", King of Castile, León, and Navarre,   b. Jun 1040,   d. 29 Jun 1109, Toledo, Castile–La Mancha, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Constance of Burgundy,   b. Abt 1046,   d. Jan 1093 to Feb 1093  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 8 May 1081 
    Family ID F2363  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Raymond of Burgundy and Ivrea, Count of Castile, Galicia, Coimbra, and d'Amous,   b. Abt 1070, Burgundy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1107, Grajal de Campos, Castile and León, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [1, 2, 4
    Married 1087  Toledo, Castile–La Mancha, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Age at Marriage She was 7 years - He was 17 years 
    Children 
     1. Sancha Raimúndez,   b. Between 11 Nov 1095 and 1102
    +2. Alfonso VII, King of Castile and Léon,   b. 1 Mar 1105,   d. 21 Aug 1157, La Fresneda, Aragon, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F2358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alfonso I "the Battler", King of Aragon,   b. Abt 1073/74,   d. 7 Sep 1134  (Age ~ 60 years)  [1, 3
    Married Oct 1109  Monzón Castle, Monzón, Aragon, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Age at Marriage She was 30 years - He was 35 years 
    Annulled 1115  [1
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F2362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Apr 1079 - Burgos, Castile and León, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1087 - Toledo, Castile–La Mancha, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Oct 1109 - Monzón Castle, Monzón, Aragon, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Mar 1126 - Saldaña, Palencia, Castile and León, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Basilica of San Isidoro, León, León, Spain Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Urraca, Queen of Léon
    Urraca, Queen of Léon
    13-century miniature of Queen Urraca presiding the Court from Tumbo A codex Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

  • Sources 
    1. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), Secondary Source.

    2. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982), Secondary Source.

    3. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Urraca of León

    4. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Raymond of Burgundy