King Alfonso CASTILE & LEON, IX 1
- Born: 15 Aug 1171, Zamora, Leon, Spain
- Married (1): Dec 1197, Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
- Died: 24 Sep 1230, Villaneuva De Sarria, Lugo, Spain
Other names for Alfonso were Alphonso, CASTILE King and LEON King.
Ancestral File Number: 8XJ5-8W. User ID: 9454876.
King of LEON Reigned 1188-1230, King of CASTILE.
Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1989: "Alfonso IX, Son of Fernando II King of Leon and Urraca of Portugal, King of Leon 1188-1230, Mar =2 Berenguela Daughter of Alfonso VIII King of Aragon, Died 1230."
Wall Chart of World History, Edward Hull, 1988, Studio Editions, Castile 1188: "Alfonso IX, King of Castile 1188-1214, 26 years..."
The Story of Civilization, Will Durant, Vol IV, The Age of Faith, Bk V, The Climax of Christianity, Ch XXVII, The Roman Catholic Church, Sec VII, The Papacy Supreme, p762: "Through an astonishing succession of vital conflicts [Pope Innocent III] reduced the potentates of Europe to an unprecedented recognition of his sovereignty...Alfonso IX of Leon was persuaded to put away Berengaria, whom he had married within the forbidden degrees of kinship...[1st cousins once removed; his father was her grandfather's brother]."
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol IV, p98, Ferdinand III the Saint: "Born Abt 1201, Died 1252, King of Castile from 1217 to 1252, King of Leon from 1230 to 1252, son of Alfonso IX King of Leon, and Berenguela daughter of Alfonso VIII of Castile..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.10 8XJ5-8W Alphonso IX King of LEON Born 1173 Leon Spain Mar 1197 Berenaria Queen of LEON & CASTILE (8XJ4-Q6) Spain Died 23 Sep 1230 Castile Spain.
Alfonso married Queen Berengaria Aragon CASTILE & LEON, daughter of King Alfonso CASTILE, VIII and Queen Eleanor England CASTILE, in Dec 1197 in Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain. (Queen Berengaria Aragon CASTILE & LEON was born between Jan 1180 and Jun 1181 in Burgos, Castile, Spain and died on 8 Nov 1246 in Burgos, Castile, Spain.)
Alfonso also married Queen Tarasia Portugal CASTILE, daughter of King Sancho PORTUGAL, I and Queen Aldonza Douce Aragon PORTUGAL. (Queen Tarasia Portugal CASTILE died in 1250.)