Alfonso VIII "el Noble," King of Castile

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Alfonso VIII "el Noble," King of Castile, son of Sancho III, King of Castile and Blanche of Navarre, was born at Soria, Spain, 11 November 1155.1,2,3 He died at Arévalo, Spain, 5 October 1214.1,2,3 Both he and his wife were buried at Santa María la Real monastery, Burgos, Spain.1

Alfonso married Eleanor of England, daughter of Henry II, King of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, at Burgos, Spain, in September 1170.1,3,2

Family

Eleanor of England b. 13 Oct 1162, d. 25 Oct 1214
Children

Citations

  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 2:114-5 (Castile 5), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S2062] Szabolcs de Vajay, "From Alfonso VII to Alfonso X: The First Two Centuries of the Burgundian Dynasty in Castile and Leon - A Prosopographical Catalogue in Social Genealogy, 1100-1300," Studies in Genealogy and Family History in Tribute to Charles Evans on the Occasion of His Eightieth Birthday, Linday L. Brook, editor (Salt Lake City, Utah: Association for the Promotion of Scholarship in Genealogy, 1989), 376, further cited as de Vajay, "From Alfonso VII to Alfonso X."
  3. [S248] George Andrews Moriarty, The Plantagenet Ancestry of King Edward III and Queen Philippa (Salt Lake City, Utah: Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Society, 1985), 108, further cited as Moriarty, Plantagenet Ancestry.
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