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Sancha of Castile, 24th Great-Grandmother

January 24, 2014 , , ,

Sancha of Castile

Sancha of Castile

Sancha of Castile

Sancha of Castile

Sancha of Castile was daughter of Alfonso VII of León and Castile and his first wife Berenguela of Barcelona. She was a member of the Castilian House of Burgundy.Sancha was the fifth child of seven born to her parents, and sister of Sancho III of Castile, Ferdinand II of León, Constance, Queen of France, and half-sister of Sancha, Queen of Aragon and predecessor as queen consort, Urraca the Asturian .
In 1157, Sancha married Sancho VI of Navarre. His reign was full of clashes with Castile and Aragon. He was a monastic founder and many architectural accomplishments date to his reign. He is also responsible for bringing his kingdom into the political orbit of Europe.
Sancho and Sancha had six children:
Sancho VII of Navarre
Ramiro, Bishop of Pamplona
Berengaria of Navarre (died 1230 or 1232), married Richard I of England
Blanca of Navarre, married Count Theobald III of Champagne, then acted as regent of Champagne, and finally as regent of NavarreSancha died in 1179, aged forty and she left her husband a widower, he never remarried.

Sancha of Castile (1139 – 1177)
is my 24th great grandmother
daughter of Sancha of Castile
son of Blanche Of Navarre
son of Teobaldo I Navarre
daughter of Henry I Enrique I LeGros Navarre
daughter of Joan I Navarre
son of Lady Isabella England D Capet
son of Edward Plantagenet
daughter of John Gaunt Plantagenet
son of Elizabeth Plantagenet
son of John Holland
son of Henry Holland
son of Henry Holland
son of Henry Holland
son of John Holland
son of Francis Gabriell Holland
daughter of John Holland
son of Mary Elizabeth Holland
son of Richard Dearden
son of George Dearden
son of George Darden
daughter of David Darden
daughter of Minerva Truly Darden
daughter of Sarah E Hughes
son of Lucinda Jane Armer
daughter of George Harvey Taylor
I am the daughter of Ruby Lee Taylor

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I love your personal history. It makes what I used to think was so boring, not boring at all


Stevie Wilson (@LAStory)

February 3, 2014

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