King Alfonso I ARAGON
(Abt 1073-Abt 1134)


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Queen Urraca Leon CASTILE

King Alfonso I ARAGON

  • Born: Abt 1073
  • Married: Abt Sep 1108-1109
  • Died: Abt 1134

   Other names for Alfonso were "The Battler", NAVARRE King, LEON King, CASTILE King and ARAGON King.

   Ancestral File Number: HRX4-N0.

   General Notes:

"The Battler", King of NAVARRE and ARAGON, King of LEON and CASTILE.

Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, Anne Taute and Romilly Squire, Taute 1989: "Urraca, Daughter of Alfonso VI King of Castilla & Leon and Constance, Queen of Castilla & Leon 1109-1126, Mar =1 Raimond of Bourgogne, =2 Alfonso I King of Aragon Annulled 1111 Died 1134."

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol I, p231, Alfonso I: "known as Alfonso the Battler (1073-1134), king of Aragon and Navarre from 1104. After marrying Urraca, daughter of Alfonso VI, king of Leon and Castile, Alfonso I also assumed this title but in 1126 gave up his claim in favour of his stepson."

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Macropaedia, Vol I, p485, Alfonso VI of Castile and Leon: "[Upon the death of his only son, Sancho, in 1108 at the battle of Ucles, Alfonso VI] at once arranged for his daughter, Urraca, to marry Alfonso I of Aragon so that the war against the Almoravids should be continued after his death, even though it meant that Leon and Castile would be ruled by an Aragonese prince..."

The Story of Civilization, Will Durant, Vol IV, The Age of Faith, Bk V, The Climax of Christianity, Ch XXV, The Recovery of Europe, Sec XII, Spain, p697: "The Christian reconquest of Spain proceeded as rapidly as the fraternal chaos of the Spanish kings would permit. The popes gave the name and privileges of crusaders to Christians who would help drive back the Moors in Spain; some Templars came from France to help the cause; and thre Spanish military relig- ious orders- the Knights of Calatrava, of Santiago, of Alcantara- were formed in the twelfth century. In 1118, Alfonso I of Aragon captured Saragossa..."

Ancestral File Ver 4.11 HRX4-N0 Alfonso I King of NAVARRE AND ARAGON Mar Sep 1109 Urraca Queen of CASTILE 9HM1-7M.

   Marriage Information:

Alfonso married Queen Urraca Leon CASTILE, daughter of Emperor Alfonso Castile SPAIN, VI and Duchess Constance De BURGUNDY, about Sep 1108-1109. The marriage ended in divorce. (Queen Urraca Leon CASTILE was born in 1070-1082 in Burgos, Castile, Spain and died on 8 Mar 1126 in , Castile, Spain.)

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