King Ramiro II ARAGON
- Born: Abt 1095, , Aragon, Spain
- Married: 1134
- Died: 16 Aug 1147, , Aragon, Spain
Other names for Ramiro were ARAGON King, ARRAGON King and "The Monk".
Ancestral File Number: 9HM1-59. User ID: 151277986.
"The Monk", King of ARAGON Reigned 1134-1137.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol I, p472, Aragon Kingdom of: "By 1104 the kings of Aragon had doubled the size of the kingdom by conquests southward toward the Ebro River..."
Vol VIII, p407, Ramiro II the Monk: "Died 1154, King of Aragon from 1134 to 1137. The third son of Sancho V Ramirez, Ramiro was a monk and bishop-elect of Barbastro when he was elected to succeed his brother, Alfonso I. In 1135 he crushed a revolt of the Aragonese nobles with the aid of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona, wholater married Ramire's daughter. Because of that marriage the crowns of Aragon and Catalonia were united under the house of Barcelona a 1164. In 1137 Ramiro abdictated."
Ancestral File 9HM1-59 Ver 4.10 ARRAGON (sic), Ver 4.11 ARAGON.
Ramiro married Princess Maud AQUITAINE, daughter of Duke William VII Poitiers AQUITAINE and Countess Philippa Mathilde TOULOUSE, in 1134. (Princess Maud AQUITAINE was born about 1097-1100 in , Aquitaine, France.)