BURIAL CHURCHES OF SOVEREIGNS OF ASTURIAS-LEÓN FROM A TO Z

 

BURGOS (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CISTERCIAN MONASTERY OF LAS HUELGAS (Burgos, Monasterio de Santa Maria la Real de las Huelgas, Calle de Compases de Huelgas):

 

Queen BERENGARIA I OF CASTILE (+1246), consort of King Alfonso IX of León

 

 

BURGOS (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN (Burgos, Iglesia de San Esteban, Calle San Esteban):

 

Queen URRACA DE HARO (+c. 1226), consort of King Ferdinand II of León

 

Earlier buried in the Royal Monastery of St Mary at Vileña. Following the destruction of the monastery by fire in 1970, the tomb of Queen Urraca was moved to the Church of St Stephen in Burgos. In Vileña only ruins of the monastery have survived.

 

 

CANGAS DE ONIS (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS  (Cangas de Onis, Iglesia de Santa Cruz, Av. Contranquil):

 

1. King FAVILA OF ASTURIAS (+739)

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

2. Queen FROILUBA, consort of King Favila

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

 

CORIAS (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE MONASTERY OF ST JOHN OF CORIAS (Corias, Monasterio de San Juan, Av. de Oviedo):

 

1. King BERMUDO I THE DEACON OF ASTURIAS (+797)

 

2. Queen UZENDA, consort of King Bermudo I

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

 

COVADONGA (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE SANTA CUEVA (La Santa Cueva de Covadonga):

 

1. King PELAGIUS OF ASTURIAS (+737)

 

2. Queen GAUDIOSA, consort of King Pelagius

 

3. King ALFONSO I THE CATHOLIC OF ASTURIAS (+757)

 

4. Queen ERMESINDA, consort of King Alfonso I the Catholic

 

 

COVARRUBIAS (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE COLLEGIATE OF ST COSMAS AND ST DAMIAN (Covarrubias, Colegiata de San Cosme y San Damián, Plaza del Rey Chindasvinto):

 

Queen SANCHA OF NAVARRE (+959), consort of King Ordoño II

 

HUESCA (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF SAN PEDRO EL VIEJO (Huesca, Monasterio de San Pedro el Viejo, Plaza de San Pedro):

 

King ALFONSO I OF ARAGON AND NAVARRE (+1134), consort of Queen Urraca of León

 

 

LEÓN (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CATHEDRAL OF ST MARY (León, Catedral de Santa Maria, Plaza de Regla):

 

King ORDOÑO II OF LEÓN (+932)

 

 

LEÓN (SPAIN)

BURIED IN ST ISIDORE’S BASILICA (León, Basilica de S. Isidoro el Real, Plaza de San Isidoro):

 

01. King ALFONSO IV THE MONK OF LEÓN (+933)

02. Queen ONECA OF NAVARRE (+931), consort of King Alfonso IV

03. King RAMIRO II THE FEROCIOUS WARRIOR OF LEÓN (+951)

04. King ORDOÑO III OF LEÓN (+956)

05. King ORDOÑO IV OF LEÓN (+c. 962)

 

06. King SANCHO I THE FAT OF LEÓN (+966)

 

07. King RAMIRO III THE CHILD OF LEÓN (+985)

 

08. Queen SANCHA DE SALDAÑA (+after 983), consort of King Ramiro III

 

09. King BERMUDO II THE GOUTY OF LEÓN (+999)

 

10. Queen ELVIRA (+1017), consort of King Bermudo II the Gouty

 

11. King ALFONSO V THE NOBLE OF LEÓN (+1028)

 

12. Queen ELVIRA (+1022), consort of King Alfonso V the Noble

 

13. King BERMUDO III OF LEÓN (+1037)

 

14. Queen IMENA OF CASTILE (+after 1063), consort of King Bermudo III

15. King FERDINAND I OF LEÓN (+1065)

16. Queen SANCHA OF LEÓN (+1067), consort of King Ferdinand I

17. Queen URRACA OF LEÓN (+1126)

18. Queen THERESA (+1180), consort of King Ferdinand II of León

 

The tombs in the Royal Pantheon had been destroyed by the French in 1812 and all what was left is a couple of unidentified tombstones with no inscriptions.

 

LORVÃO (PORTUGAL)

BURIED IN THE MONASTERY OF LORVÃO (Lorvão, Mosteiro de Lorvão, R. Prof. Bissaya Barreto):

 

Queen THERESA OF PORTUGAL (+1250), consort of King Alfonso IX

 

 

OÑA (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE MONASTERY OF SAN SALVADOR (Monasterio de San Salvador de Oña, Calle del Pestiño):

 

King SANCHO II THE STRONG OF LEÓN (+1072)

 

 

OVIEDO (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CATHEDRAL OF S. SALVADOR (Catedral de San Salvador de Oviedo, Plaza de Alfonso II El Casto):

 

01. King FRUELA I OF ASTURIAS (+768)

 

02. Queen MUNIA, consort of King Fruela I

 

03. King ALFONSO II THE CHASTE OF ASTURIAS (+842)

 

04. King RAMIRO I OF ASTURIAS (+850)

 

05. King ORDOÑO I OF ASTURIAS (+866)

 

06. Queen MUNIA, consort of King Ordoño I

 

07. King ALFONSO III THE GREAT OF ASTURIAS (+910)

 

08. Queen JIMENA (+912), consort of King Alfonso III the Great

 

09. King GARCIA I OF LEÓN (+914)

10. Queen ELVIRA (+921), consort of King Ordoño II of León

 

11. King FRUELA II OF LEÓN (+925)

 

12. Queen URRACA (+956), consort of King Ramiro II the Ferocious Warrior of León

 

13. Queen THERESA (+after 997), consort of King Sancho I the Fat of León

 

 

PRAVIA-SANTIANES (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (Pravia-Santianes, Iglesia de San Juan Evangelista):

 

1. King SILO OF ASTURIAS (+783)

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

2. Queen ADOSINDA (+785), consort of King Silo

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

3. King MAUREGATO OF ASTURIAS (+789)

The tomb has not been preserved.

 

 

SAHAGÚN (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE THE BENEDICTINE MONASTERY OF THE HOLY CROSS (Sahagún, Monasterio de las Benedictinas de Santa Cruz, Av. de Doctores Bermejo y Calderón):

 

1. King ALFONSO VI THE BRAVE OF LEÓN (+1109)

 

2. Queen AGNES OF AQUITAINE (+1078), consort of King Alfonso VI the Brave

 

3. Queen CONSTANCE OF BURGUNDY (+1093), consort of King Alfonso VI the Brave

 

4. Queen BERTHA OF BURGUNDY (+1098), consort of King Alfonso VI the Brave

 

5. Queen ISABELLA (+1107), consort of King Alfonso VI the Brave

 

LIST OF SOVEREIGNS OF ASTURIAS-LEÓN 718-1230

 

KINGDOM OF ASTURIAS 718-910:

PELAYEZ DYNASTY (Dinastía de Pelayo)

718-737: PELAGIUS (Don Pelayo)

Born in ?

Father: Duke Favila of Cantabria.

Married GAUDIOSA.

His issue who reigned:

-FAVILA (+739),

-Ermesinda (Queen of Asturias).

Died in 737.

Buried with his Queen Gaudiosa in the Santa Cueva of Covadonga.

 

 

737-739: FAVILA

Born in ?

Father: King Pelagius of Asturias. Mother: Queen Gaudiosa.

Married FROILUBA.

Died in 739.

Buried with his Queen Froiliuba in the Church of the Holy Cross at Cangas de Onis (no tombs).

 

 

PEREZ DYNASTY (Dinastía astur-leonesa)

739-757: ALFONSO I THE CATHOLIC (Alfonso I el Católico)

Born in 693.

Father: Duke Pedro of Cantabria.

Married Princess ERMESINDA of Asturias.

His issue who reigned:

-FRUELA I (*c. 740,+768),

-Adosinda (+785; Queen of Asturias).

-MAUREGATUS (+789; illegitimate).

Died in 757.

Firstly buried with his Queen Ermesinda in the Church of St Eulalia in Abamia. In the 13th c. translated to the Sanctuary of Santa Cueva in Covadonga.

 

 

757-768: FRUELA I

Born in c. 740.

Father: King Alfonso I of Asturias. Mother: Queen Ermesinda of Asturias.

Married MUNIA.

His issue who reigned: ALFONSO II (*c. 765,+842).

Died in 768 at Cangas de Onis.

Buried with his Queen Munia in Oviedo Cathedral.

 

 

768-774: AURELIO

Born in ?

Father: Duke Fruela of Cantabria.

Died in 774 at San Martin del Rey Aurelio.

Buried in the Church of St Martin at San Martín del Rey Aurelio near Langreo (uncertain; destroyed).

 

 

774-783: SILO*

Born in ?

Married Princess ADOSINDA of Asturias (+785).

Died in 783 at Pravia.

Buried with his Queen Adosinda in the Church of St John at Pravia-Santianes (no tombs).

 

*not a member of the dynasty

 

 

783-789: MAUREGATUS (Mauregato)

Born in ?

Father: King Alfonso I of Asturias. Mother: unknown.

Died in 789.

Buried in the Church of St John at Pravia-Santianes (no tomb).

 

 

789-791: BERMUDO I THE DEACON (Bermudo I el Diácono)

Born in c. 750.

Father: Duke Fruela of Cantabria.

Married UZENDA.

His issue who reigned: RAMIRO I (*c. 790,+850).

Abdicated in 791.

Died in 797.

Buried with his Queen Uzenda in the Monastery of St John of Corias near Cangas del Narcea.

 

 

791-842: ALFONSO II THE CHASTE (Alfonso II el Casto)

Born in c. 765.

Father: King Fruela I of Asturias. Mother: Queen Munia.

Married BERTHA.

Died in 842.

Buried in the Cathedral of Oviedo.

 

 

842-850: RAMIRO I

Born in c. 790.

Father: King Bermudo I of Asturias. Mother: Queen Uzenda.

Married secondly in 842 PATERNA of Castile.

His issue who reigned: ORDOÑO I (*c. 830,+866).

Died in 850 at Liño.

Buried in the Cathedral of Oviedo.

 

 

850-866: ORDOÑO I

Born in c. 830 in Oviedo.

Father: King Ramiro I of Asturias.

Married MUNIA.

His issue who reigned: ALFONSO III (*848,+910).

Died in 866 in Oviedo.

Buried with his Queen Munia in the Cathedral of Oviedo.

 

 

866-910: ALFONSO III THE GREAT (Alfonso III el Magno)

Born in 848.

Father: King Ordoño I of Asturias. Mother: Queen Munia.

Married in c. 869 JIMENA of Navarre (+912).

His issue who reigned:

-GARCIA I (*c. 871,+914),

-ORDOÑO II (*c. 873,+924),

-FRUELA II (*c. 875,+925).

Died in 910 in Zamora.

Buried with his Queen Jimena in the Cathedral of Oviedo.

 

 

KINGDOM OF LEÓN 910-1230:

PEREZ DYNASTY (Dinastía astur-leonesa)

910-914: GARCIA I

Born in c. 871.

Father: King Alfonso III of Asturias. Mother: Queen Jimena of Navarre.

Married MUNIA of Amaya.

Died in 914 in Zamora.

Buried in the Cathedral of Oviedo.

 

 

914-924: ORDOÑO II

Born in c. 873.

Father: King Alfonso III of Asturias. Mother: Queen Jimena of Navarre.

Married firstly c. 890/900 ELVIRA (+921).

Married secondly in 922 ARAGONTA Betotez. Reoudiated in 922.

Married thirdly in 923 Princess SANCHA of Navarre (+959).

He was crowned in 914 in León.

His issue who reigned:

-ALFONSO IV (*c. 899,+c. 933; son of Elvira),

-RAMIRO II (*c. 900,+951; son of Elvira).

Died in 924 in León.

Buried in the Cathedral of León.

His first consort Queen Elvira was buried in the Cathedral of Oviedo.

His third consort Queen Sancha of Navarre was firstly buried in the monastery of San Pedro de Arlanza in Hortigüela. In 1841 she was translated to the Collegiate of Covarrubias.

 

 

924-925: FRUELA II

Born in c. 875.

Father: King Alfonso III of Asturias. Mother: Queen Jimena of Navarre.

Married firstly before 911 Nunilo Ximena.

Married secondly URRACA of Toledo.

Died in 925.

Buried in the Cathedral of Oviedo.

 

 

925-931: ALFONSO IV THE MONK (Alfonso IV el Monje)

Born in c. 899.

Father: King Ordoño II of León. Mother: Queen Elvira.

Married in 923 Princess ONECA of Navarre (+931).

His issue who reigned: ORDOÑO IV (*c. 926,+962).

Abdicated in 931.

Died in c. 933 in the Monastery of S. Julián de Reforco.

Buried with his Queen Oneca, firstly in the Monastery of S. Julián de Reforco, later translated to St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tombs).

 

 

931-951: RAMIRO II THE FEROCIOUS WARRIOR (Ramiro II el Feroz Guerrero)

Born in c. 900.

Father: King Ordoño II of León. Mother: Queen Elvira.

Married firstly c. 925 Adosinda Osorez. Repudiated in 930.

Married secondly in c. 932 Princess URRACA of Navarre (+956).

He was crowned in 931 in León.

His issue who reigned:

-Theresa (Queen of Navarre; daughter of Adosinda),

-ORDOÑO III (*c. 926,+956; son of Adosinda),

-SANCHO I (*933,+966; son of Urraca).

Abdicated in 951.

Died in 951.

Buried in St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tomb).

His Queen Urraca of Navarre was buried in Oviedo Cathedral.

 

 

951-956: ORDOÑO III

Born in c. 925.

Father: King Ramiro II of León. Mother: Princess Adosinda.

Married in 941 URRACA of Castile (+after 1006).

He was crowned in 951 in León.

His issue who reigned: BERMUDO II (*c. 953,+999; illegitimate).

Died in 956 at Zamora.

Buried in St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tomb).

His Queen Urraca of Castile was buried in the Monastery of San Juan de la Peña.

 

 

956-958 and 960-966: SANCHO I THE FAT (Sancho I el Gordo)

Born in 933.

Father: King Ramiro II of León. Mother: Queen Urraca of Navarre.

Married in 960 THERESA Ansúrez (+after 997).

He was crowned in 956 in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

His issue who reigned: RAMIRO III (*961,+985).

Deposed in 958 and exiled in Navarra. Restored  in 960.

Died in 966 (poisoned).

Buried in St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tomb).

His Queen Theresa was buried in Oviedo Cathedral.

 

 

958-960: ORDOÑO IV THE BAD (Ordoño IV el Malo)

Born in c. 926.

Father: King Alfonso IV of León. Mother: Queen Oneca of Navarre.

Married in 958 Dowager Queen of León URRACA of Castile (+after 1006).

He was crowned in 958 in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

Deposed in 960 and exiled in the Caliphate of Cordóba.

Died in c. 962 at Córdoba.

Buried in St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tomb).

His Queen Urraca of Castile was buried in the Monastery of San Juan de la Peña.

 

 

966-985: RAMIRO III THE CHILD (Ramiro III el Niño)

Born in 961.

Father: King Sancho I of León. Mother: Queen Theresa.

Married before 979 SANCHA de Saldaña (+after 983).

Deposed in 985.

Died in 985 in Astorga.

Buried with his Queen Sancha, firstly in the Monastery of S. Miguel at Destriana, later translated to St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tomb).

 

 

985-999: BERMUDO II THE GOUTY (Bermudo II el Gotoso)

Born in c. 953.

Father: King Ordoño III of León. Mother: Aragonta Palaez (?).

Married firstly in 981 VELASQUITA (+after 1024). Repudiated in 988.

Married secondly in 991 ELVIRA of Castile (+1017).

He was crowned in 985 in the Cathedral of León.

His issue who reigned: ALFONSO V (*996,+1028; son of Elvira).

Died in 999 in Villabuena del Bierzo.

Buried firstly in the Monastery of Carracedo, later reburied with his second consort Queen Elvira in St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tomb).

 

 

999-1028: ALFONSO V THE NOBLE (Alfonso V el Noble)

Born in 996.

Father: King Bermudo II of León. Mother: Queen Elvira of Castile.

Married firstly in 1013 ELVIRA Menédez (+1022).

Married secondly in 1023 Princess URRACA of Navarre.

He was crowned in 999 in the Cathedral of León.

His issue who reigned:

-Sancha (*1013,+1067; Queen of Castile; daughter of Elvira),

-BERMUDO III (*1017,+1037; son of Elvira).

Killed in 1028 during the Siege of Viseu in Portugal.

Buried with his first consort Queen Elvira in St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tomb).

 

 

1028-1037: BERMUDO III

Born in 1017.

Father: King Alfonso V of León. Mother: Queen Elvira.

Married in 1036 JIMENA of Castile (*1012,+after 1063 Vega).

Killed in the Battle of Tamarón in 1037.

Buried with his Queen Jimena of Castile in St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tomb).

 

 

HOUSE OF NAVARRE (Casa de Navarra)

1037-1065: FERDINAND I (Fernando I; King of Castile)

Born in 1017.

Father: King Sancho III of Navarre. Mother: Queen Munia Mayor.

Married in 1032 Princess SANCHA of León (*1013,+1067).

He was crowned in 1038 in the Cathedral of León.

His issue who reigned:

-SANCHO II (*1036/38,+1072),

-ALFONSO VI (*c. 1040,+1109).

Died in 1065 in León.

Buried with his Queen Sancha of León in St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tomb).

 

 

1065-1071 and 1072-1109: ALFONSO VI THE BRAVE (Alfonso VI el Valiente; King of Castile)

Born in c. 1040.

Father: King Ferdinand I of Castile. Mother: Queen Sancha of León.

Married firstly in 1074 AGNES of Aquitaine (*1052,+1078).

Married secondly in 1080 CONSTANCE of Burgundy (*1046,+1092).

Married thirdly in 1092 BERTHA of Burgundy (+1098).

Married fourthly in 1098/99 ISABELLA (+1107).

Married fifthly in c. 1108 BEATRICE [of Acquitaine?].

He was crowned in 1066 in St Mary's Cathedral in León.

His issue who reigned:

-URRACA (*1081,+1126; daughter of Constance),

-Elvira (*c. 1110,+1135; Queen of Sicily; daughter of Isabella).

Deposed in 1071 and exiled in Toledo. Restored in 1072.

Died in 1109.

Firstly buried with his four queens, Agnes, Constance, Bertha and Isabella, in Sahagún Monastery, later reburied in the Benedictine Monastery of the Holy Cross in Sahagún. The burial place of his fifth consort, Queen Beatrice, remains unknown.

 

 

1071-1072: SANCHO II (King of Castile)

Born in 1036/38.

Father: King Ferdinand I of Castile. Mother: Queen Sancha of León.

Married in c. 1071 ALBERTA (?)

Died in 1072 (murdered).

Buried in San Salvador's Monastery at Oña.

 

 

1109-1126: URRACA (Queen of Castile)

Born in 1081.

Father: King Alfonso VI of Castile. Mother: Queen Constance of Burgundy.

Married firstly in 1090 in Toledo Count Raymond of Burgundy (+1107 Grajal).

Married secondly in 1109 in Burgos King ALFONSO I of Aragon (*1073,+1134 near Alumiente). Marriage was annulled in 1114.

Her issue who reigned: ALFONSO VII (*1105,+1157; son of Raymond).

Died in 1126 at Saldaña.

Buried in the Basilica of St Isidore in León (no tomb).

Her first consort Count Raymond of Burgundy was buried in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

Her second consort King Alfonso I of Aragon was buried in the Church of San Pedro el Viejo at Huesca.

 

 

HOUSE OF BURGUNDY (Casa de Borgoña)

1126-1157: ALFONSO VII THE EMPEROR (Alfonso VII el Emperador; King of Castile)

Born in 1105.

Father: Count Raymond of Burgundy. Mother: Queen Urraca of Castile.

Married firstly in 1128 at Saldaña BERENGUELA of Barcelona (*1116,+1149 Palencia).

Married secondly in 1152 Princess RYCHEZA of Poland (*1130/40,+1185; burial place unknown).

He was crowned in 1126 in Santiago de Compostela.

He was crowned in 1135 in the Cathedral of León as the Emperor of Spain.

His issue who reigned:

-Sancho III (*1134,+1158; King of Castile; son of Berenguela),

-FERDINAND II (*1137,+1188; son of Berenguela),

-Sancha (*1137,+1179; Queen of Navarra; daughter of Berenguela),

-Constance (*1141,+1160; Queen of France; daughter of Berenguela),

-Sancha (*1155/57,+1208; Queen of Aragon; daughter of Rycheza).

Died in 1157 at Fresneda.

Buried in the Cathedral of Toledo.

His first consort Queen Berenguela of Barcelona was buried in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

 

 

1157-1188: FERDINAND II (Fernando II)

Born in 1137.

Father: King Alfonso VII of Castile-León. Mother: Queen Berenguela of Barcelona.

Married firstly in 1165 Princess URRACA of Portugal (*c. 1150,+1188). Marriage was annulled in 1175.

Married secondly in c. 1178 THERESA Perez de Lara (+1180 León).

Married thirdly in 1187 in León URRACA López de Haro (+c. 1226 Vileña).

His issue who reigned: ALFONSO IX (*1171,+1230; son of Urraca of Portugal).

Died in 1188 at Benavente.

Buried in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

His first consort Queen Urraca of Portugal was buried in the Convent of Wamba (no tomb).

His second consort Queen Theresa was buried in the Basilica of St Isidore in León (no tomb).

His third consort Queen Urraca de Haro was buried in the Royal Monastery of St Mary at Vileña (the tomb was moved to the Church of St Stephen in Burgos after 1970) .

 

 

1188-1230: ALFONSO IX

Born in 1171 at Zamora.

Father: King Ferdinand II of León. Mother: Queen Urraca of Portugal.

Married firstly in 1191 at Guimaraes Princess THERESA of Portugal (*c. 1176 Coimbra,+1250 Lorvão).

Marriage was annulled in 1198.

Married secondly in 1197 in Valladolid Princess BERENGARIA of Castile (later Queen Berengaria I of Castile; *1180,+1246 Las Huelgas). Marriage was annulled in 1202.

His issue who reigned: FERDINAND III (*1201,+1252; son of Berenguela).

Died in 1230 at Villanueva de Sarria.

Buried in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

His first consort Queen Theresa of Portugal was buried in the Monastery of Lorvão, Portugal.

His second consort Queen Berengaria of Castile was buried in the Monastery of Las Huelgas near Burgos.

 

 

1230: LEÓN UNITED WITH CASTILE

 

 

The tomb of King PELAGIUS and his Queen GAUDIOSA in the Santa Cueva of Covadonga (Spain)

 

The tomb of King BERMUDO I THE DECON in the Monastery of St John in Corias (Spain)

 

 

The Royal Pantheon in Oviedo Cathedral (Spain) where are buried: King ALFONSO II, King RAMIRO I, King ORDOÑO I and his Queen MUNIA, King ALFONSO III and his Queen JIMENA OF NAVARRE, King GARCIA I, Queen ELVIRA - consort of King Ordoño II.

 

 

The memorial plaque in the Royal Pantheon in Oviedo Cathedral (Spain) where among others are buried: King FRUELA II, Queen URRACA OF NAVARRE, consort of King Ramiro II and Queen THERESA, consort of King Sancho I the Fat.

 

 

The tomb of Queen URRACA OF CASTILE, consort of King Ordoño III, in Monastery of San Juan de la Peña (Spain)

 

 

The tomb of Queen BERENGUELA OF BARCELONA, consort of King Alfonso VII, in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

 

 

SAN JUAN DE LA PEÑA (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE OLD ROYAL MONASTERY (Real Monasterio de San Juan de la Peña, Monasterio Viejo-Panteón Real):

 

Queen URRACA OF CASTILE (+after 1006), consort of Kings Ordoño III and Ordoño IV

 

SAN MARTIN DEL REY AURELIO (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF ST MARTIN (San Martín del Rey Aurelio, Iglesia de San Martín de Tours):

 

King AURELIO OF ASTURIAS (+774)

 

A new church was built in 1945 in site of the original church which had been destroyed during the war. The royal tomb has not been preserved and the burial place of King Aurelio is disputed by historians.

 

 

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CATHEDRAL (Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, Plaza de Platerías):

 

1. Queen BERENGUELA OF BARCELONA (+1149), consort of King Alfonso VII of Castile

 

2. King FERDINAND II OF LEÓN (+1188)

 

3. King ALFONSO IX OF LEÓN (+1230), consort of Queen Berenguela I of Castile

 

TOLEDO (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CATHEDRAL OF ST MARY (La catedral de Santa Maria de Toledo, Calle del Cardenal Cisneros):

 

King ALFONSO VII THE EMPEROR (+1157)

 

Select Bibliography

Cuevas Aller J.: Manual práctico de la historia de los reyes de León, León 2005

 

WAMBA (SPAIN)

BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF ST MARY (Wamba, Iglesia de Santa María, Calle de la Iglesia):

 

Queen URRACA OF PORTUGAL (+1188), consort of King Ferdinand II of León

The tomb has not been preserved.