(Abt 989-1000)
King Sancho Aragon NAVARRE, III
(Abt 970-1035)
Dame Urracca D' ALVAR
(Abt 1017-)
King Ramiro I ARAGON
(Abt 1035-1063)


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Countess Gerberge BIGORE

King Ramiro I ARAGON

  • Born: Abt 1035-1041
  • Died: 8 May 1063

   Ancestral File Number: 9HMH-FL. User ID: 605111944.

   General Notes:

King of ARAGON Reigned 1035-1063/1065.

Kings and Queens of Europe, Genealogical Chart, AnneTaute and Romilly Squire, Taute, 1989: "Ramiro I, Son of Sancho III King of Navarre and Castilla's 2nd Marriage, 1st King of Aragon 1035-1063, Died 1063."

Wall Chart of World History, Edward Hull, 1988, Studio Editions, Aragon 1033: "Ramiro IKing of Aragon 1033-1065."

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol I, Aragon Kingdom of: "In 1035, Sancho III the Great of Navarre left to his third son Ramiro I the then small Pyrenean county of Aragon, elevating it to the status ofan independent kingdom. To this mountain domain Ramiro soon added the counties of Sobrarbe and Ribagorza, to the east of it. The counties had long been under Frankish influ- ence, which had an important bearing on the character of some Aragonese insti- tutions..."

Vol VIII, Ramiro I: "Died 1063, first King of Aragon, reigned from 1035. He was the illegitimate son of King Sancho III of Navarre. During his father's life- time he governed this territory and was made king of it by his father's will. In 1045 he annexed the territories belonging to his brother Gonzalo upon the latter's death. Ramiro later conquered some territory from the Moors and made the Moorish kings of Huesca, Saragossa, and Lerida his tributaries."

The New Columbia Encyclopedia, 1975, p2274, Ramiro I: "Died 1063, first King of Aragon (1035-1063), illegitimate son of Sancho III of Navarre, from whom he inherited Aragon. After the death of his half brother Gonzalo he annexed Sobrarbe and Ribagorza and fought unsuccessfully against the Moorish king of Saragossa. He died while fighting the Castilians at Graus and was succeeded by his son, Sancho Ramirez."

Ancestral File Ver 4.11 9HMH-FL Ramirez ARRAGON Born ?1041 Aft Father's Death 1035, NCE/EB Micro Ramiro I.

   Marriage Information:

Ramiro married Countess Gerberge BIGORE, daughter of Count Bernard Roger BIGORRE and Countess Gersende De BIGORRE. (Countess Gerberge BIGORE was born about 1043.)

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