King Alfonso II ARAGON
- Born: May 1152, , Aragon, Spain
- Married (2): 18 Jan 1175, , Aragon, Spain
- Died: 25 Apr 1196, , Aragon, Spain
Other names for Alfonso were ARAGON King, BARCELONA Count, PROVENCE Count, ROUSSILLON Count and Alphonso.
Ancestral File Number: 9HM0-WX. User ID: 37819496.
Count of BARCELONA & PROVENCE 1162-1196, King of ARAGON 1163/1164-1196, Count
of ROUSSILLON 1172-1196.
Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1989: "Alfonso II Son of Petronilla Queen of Aragon and Ramon Berenguer IV of Barcelona, King of Aragon 1163-1196, Mar =1 Mafalda of Portugal, =2 Sancha of Castilla, Died 1196...Sancha Daughter of Alfonso VII King of Castilla & Leon and Ryksa Polska, Mar Alfonso II King of Aragon, Died 1208."
The Wall Chart of World History, Edward Hull, 1988, Studio Editions, Aragon, 1163: "Alfonso II, King of Aragon, 1163-1196."
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol I, Alfonso II: "Born 1152, Died 1196, Count of Barcelona and Provence from 1162, and King of Aragon from 1164. Alfonso was the son of Petronila, Queen of Aragon, and her consort, Ramon Berenguer IV, who had inherited the countships of Barcelona, Besalu, and Cerdana from his father and that of Provence from his mother. Alfonso fell heir in 1172 tothe countship of Roussillon, becoming the ruler of a tenuous federation that formed the base of a powerfull Mediterranean empire in the later Middle Ages. He also undertook the reconquest of Valencia and made an agreement (the Cazorla Pact, 1179) with Alfonso VIII of Castile, dividing territory to be reconquered from the Moors into Aragonese and Castilian zones. Alfonso divided his kingdom in his will, alienating Provence from the crown of Aragon."
Ancestral File Ver 4.10 91M0-SG Alfonso I ARAGON King, 8XPZ-0C Alphonso I ARAGON King Mar 18 Jan 1174 to 8XPZ-1J Sanchia CASTILE, 9HM0-WX Ver 4.11 Alfonso II ARAGON King Born Aragon Married 18 Jan 1175 Aragon Died Aragon Spain.
Alfonso married Princess Mafalda PORTUGAL, daughter of King Alfonso Henriques PORTUGAL, I and Countess Mafalda Maurienne SAVOY.
Alfonso also married Sancha CASTILE, daughter of King Alfonso CASTILE, VII and Princess Ryksa POLAND, on 18 Jan 1175 in , Aragon, Spain. (Sancha CASTILE was born on 21 Sep 1154 in , Castile, Spain and died in Nov 1208 in , Aragon, Spain.)