Alfonso VIII, King of Castile

Male 1155 - 1214  (58 years)


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  • Name Alfonso VIII 
    Suffix King of Castile 
    Born 11 Nov 1155  Soria, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As King of Toledo  [2
    Also Known As The Noble  [2
    Also Known As the one of the Navas  [2
    Died 5 Oct 1214  Avila, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • at Gutierre-Mušnoz...
    Buried Burgos, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • at the Abbey of Santa Mar‚ia la Real de Las Huelgas...
    Person ID I46810  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2017 

    Father Sancho III, King of Castile,   b. 0___ 1134, Toledo, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1158, Toledo, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Mother Blanche of Navarre, Queen of Castile,   b. Aft 1133, Laguardia, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1156  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1151  Calahorra, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Family ID F17175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile,   b. 13 Oct 1162, Domfront Castle, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1214, Burgos, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1174  Burgos, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Berengaria of Castile, Queen of Castile,   b. 1179-1180, Burgos, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1246, Las Huelgas, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Blanche of Castile, Queen Consort of France,   b. 4 Mar 1188, Palencia, Castile, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1252, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F17162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1155 - Soria, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1174 - Burgos, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Oct 1214 - Avila, Spain Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Burgos, Spain Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S10035] "Berengaria of Castile" biography, accessed & downloaded Monday, November 25th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee, https://en.w.

    2. [S10046] "Alfonso VIII of Castile" biography, accessed & downloaded Sunday, November 27th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee, https://en.

    3. [S10049] "Sancho III of Castile" biography, accessed & downloaded Sunday, November 27th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee, https://en.w.

    4. [S10050] "Blanche of Navarre, Queen of Castile" biography, accessed & downloaded Sunday, November 27th, 2016 by David A. Hennesse.

    5. [S10036] "Eleanor of England" biography, accessed & downloaded Monday, November 25th, 2016 by David A. Hennessee, https://en.wiki.

    6. [S14739] "Louis IX of France", Biography, Ancestry & Issue, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_IX_of_France, This person, place,.