BURIAL CHURCHES OF CASTILIAN AND SPANISH SOVEREIGNS FROM A TO Z

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ARGOULES (FRANCE)
BURIED IN VALLOIRES ABBEY (Argoules, l'abbaye de Valloires):

Queen JOAN OF PONTHIEU (+1279), consort of King Ferdinand III.

The tomb has not been preserved.

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AROUCA (PORTUGAL)
BURIED IN THE ABBEY CHURCH
(Convento de Arouca, Largo de Santa Mafalda/Av. 25 de Abril):

Queen MAFALDA OF PORTUGAL (+1257), consort of King Henry I of Castile

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BURGOS (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE CARTHUSIAN MONASTERY OF MIRAFLORES (Burgos, Cartuja de Miraflores):

01. King JOHN II (+1454)
02. Queen ISABELLA OF PORTUGAL (+1496), wife of King John II

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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):

01. King ALFONSO VIII THE NOBLE(+1214)
02. Queen ELEANOR OF ENGLAND (+1214), consort of King Alfonso VIII
03. King HENRY I (+1217)
04. Queen BERENGARIA I OF CASTILE (+1246), consort of King Alfonso IX of León

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CÓRDOBA (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE ROYAL COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF SAN HIPOLITO (Córdoba, Real Colegiata de San Hipólito, Plaza de San Ignacio de Loyola/Avenida del Gran Capitán):

01. King FERDINAND IV THE SUMMONED (+1312)
02. King ALFONSO XI (+1350)

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FLORENCE (ITALY)
BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF SANTA CROCE
(Firenze, Chiesa di Santa Croce, Piazza di Santa Croce):

Queen JULIE (+1845), consort of King Joseph Bonaparte

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GRANADA (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE ROYAL CHAPEL
(Granada, Capilla Real, Calle Oficios):

01. Queen ISABELLA I THE CATHOLIC (+1504)
02. King PHILIP I THE FAIR (+1506).
His heart was buried in Our Lady's Church in Bruges (Belgium).
03. King FERDINAND V THE CATHOLIC (+1516)
04. Queen JOAN THE MAD OF CASTILE (+1555)

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GUADALUPE (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE ROYAL MONASTERY OF ST MARY
(Real Monasterio de Santa María de Guadalupe, Plaza Su Majestad Juan Carlos I):

01. Queen MARIA OF ARAGON (+1445), consort of King John II of Castile
02. King HENRY IV THE WEAK of Castile (+1474)

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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 (+1134), consort of Queen Urraca of Castile

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JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE CONVENT OF SAN FRANCISCO (Jerez de la Frontera, Convento de San Francisco, Calle Esteve):

Queen BLANCHE OF BOURBON (+1361), consort of King Peter I the Gruesome

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LA GRANJA SAN ILDEFONSO (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE MONASTERY OF LA GRANJA (La Granja San Ildefonso, La Capilla de las Reliquias, Plaza de España):

01. King PHILIP V (+1746)
02. Queen ISABELLA OF PARMA (+1766), consort of King Philip V

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

01. King FERDINAND I (+1065)
02. Queen SANCHA OF LEÓN (+1067), consort of King Ferdinand I
03. Queen URRACA OF CASTILE (+1126).

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.

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LONDON (ENGLAND)
BURIED IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY (London, Dean's Yard):

Queen MARY I (+1558), consort of King Philip II

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MADRID (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE CATHEDRAL OF THE ALMUDENA
(Madrid, Catedral de la Almudena, Calle de Bailén):

Queen MARIA DE LAS MERCEDES OF ORLÉANS (+1878), consort of King Alfonso XII

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MADRID (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF ST BARBARA (Madrid, Iglesia de Las Salesas Reales, Calle del General Castaños/Plaza de las Salesas):

01. King FERDINAND VI (+1759)
02. Queen MARIA BARBARA OF PORTUGAL (+1758), consort of King Ferdinand VI


MADRID (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE CONVENT OF SAN FRANCISCO (Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, Calle de San Buenaventura):

Queen JOAN OF PORTUGAL (+1475), consort of King Henry IV.

The tomb has not been preserved. The convent had been demolished in 1760. The present Church of San Francisco el Grande was later built on the site.

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

King SANCHO II THE STRONG (+1072)

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PARIS (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF ST SULPICE
(Paris, l'église Saint Sulpice, Place Saint Sulpice):

Queen LOUISE ELIZABETH OF ORLÉANS (+1742), consort of King Louis I of Spain.

No tomb was ever built for Queen Louise Elizabeth according to her own wishes.

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PARIS (FRANCE)
BURIED IN THE CHURCH OF THE INVALIDES
(Paris, Dome des Invalides, Place Vauban/Avenue de Tourville):

King JOSEPH BONAPARTE (+1844)

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RONCESVALLES/ORREAGA (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE AUGUSTINIAN ROYAL ABBEY OF ST MARY (Roncesvalles/Orreaga, Iglesia de la Real Colegiata de Santa María, Calle de Nuestra Señora de Roncesvalles):

Queen YOLANDE OF ARAGON (+1300), consort of King Alfonso X the Learned

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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):

01. King ALFONSO VI THE BRAVE (+1109)
02. Queen AGNES OF AQUITAINE (+1078), consort of King Alfonso VI the Brave
03. Queen CONSTANCE OF BURGUNDY (+1093), consort of King Alfonso VI the Brave
04. Queen BERTHA OF BURGUNDY (+1098), consort of King Alfonso VI the Brave
05. Queen ISABELLA (+1107), consort of King Alfonso VI the Brave

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SAHAGÚN (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE THE ROYAL MONASTERY OF S. BENITO/S. FACUNDO (Sahagún, Monasterio Real de San Benito, Calle de San Benito):

Queen CONSTANCE OF PORTUGAL (+1313), consort of King Ferdinand IV of Castile.

The church has been ruined since 1835 and the tomb has not been preserved.The lid of the tomb of Queen Constance of Portugal is kept in the Monastery of St John of Sahagún in Sahagún. It was salvaged from the Monastery of San Benito in Sahagún in 1835.

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SAN LORENZO DE EL ESCORIAL (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE MONASTERY OF SAN LORENZO (El Monasterio de El Escorial, Avenida Juan De Borbón Y Battemberg):

01. King CHARLES I (+1558)
02. Queen ISABELLA OF PORTUGAL (+1539), consort of King Charles I
03. King PHILIP II (+1598)
04. Queen ELIZABETH OF FRANCE (+1568), wife of King Philip II
05. Queen ANNA OF AUSTRIA (+1580), consort of King Philip II
06. King PHILIP III (+1621)
07. Queen MARGARET OF AUSTRIA (+1611), wife of King Philip III
08. King PHILIP IV (+1665)
09. Queen ELIZABETH OF FRANCE (+1644), wife of King Philip IV
10. Queen MARIA ANNA OF AUSTRIA (+1696), consort of King Philip IV
11. King CHARLES II (+1700))
12. Queen MARIE LOUISE OF ORLÉANS (+1689), consort of King Charles II
13. Queen MARIA ANNA OF NEUBURG (+1740), consort of King Charles II
14. Queen MARIA LOUISA OF SAVOY (+1707), consort of King Philip V
15. King LOUIS I (+1724)
16. King CHARLES III BOURBON (+1788)
17. Queen MARIA AMALIA OF POLAND-SAXONY (+1760), consort of King Charles III
18. King CHARLES IV (+1819)
19. Queen MARIA LOUISA OF PARMA (+1819), consort of King Charles IV
20. King FERDINAND VII (+1833)
21. Queen ISABELLA OF PORTUGAL (+1818), consort of King Ferdinand VII
22. Queen MARIA JOSEPHA OF SAXONY (+1829), consort of King Ferdinand VII
23. Queen MARIA CHRISTINA OF THE TWO SICILIES (+1878), consort of King Ferdinand VII
24. Queen ISABELLA II (+1904)
25. King FRANCIS DE ASIS (+1902), consort of Queen Isabella II
26. King ALFONSO XII (+1885)
27. Queen MARIA CHRISTINA OF AUSTRIA-HUNGARY (+1929), consort of King Alfonso XII
28. King ALFONSO XIII (+1941).
Until 1980 buried in the church of Santa Maria di Monserrato in Rome. Translated to Spain in 1980.
29. Queen VICTORIA EUGENIA OF BATTENBERG (+1969), consort of King Alfonso XIII

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SANTARÉM (PORTUGAL)
BURIED IN THE CONVENT OF ST FRANCIS
(Santarém, Convento de Sao Francisco, Rua 31 de Janeiro):

Queen CONSTANCE OF CASTILE (+1345), consort of King Alfonso XI of Castile.

The tomb has not been preserved.

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SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE CATHEDRAL
(Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, Plaza de Platerías):

01. Queen BERENGUELA OF BARCELONA (+1149), consort of King Alfonso VII
02. Queen JOAN DE CASTRO (+1374), consort of King Peter I the Gruesome

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SEVILLE (SPAIN)
BURIED IN SEVILLE CATHEDRAL
(Sevilla, la Catedral, Avenida de la Constitución):

01. King ALFONSO X THE LEARNED (+1284).
His heart and viscera were buried in Murcia Cathedral.
02. King FERDINAND III THE HOLY (+1252)
03. Queen BEATRICE OF SWABIA (+1235), consort of King Ferdinand III
04. King PETER I THE GRUESOME (+1369)
05. Queen MARIA DE PADILLA (+1361), consort of King Peter I the Gruesome

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SEVILLE (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE CONVENT OF SAN CLEMENTE
(Sevilla, Convento de San Clemente, Av. Torneo/Calle Reposo):

Queen MARIA OF PORTUGAL (+1357), consort of King Alfonso XI

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

01. King ALFONSO VII THE EMPEROR (+1157)
02. King SANCHO III THE DESIRED (+1158)
03. King SANCHO IV THE BRAVE (+1295)
04. King HENRY II (+1379)
05. Queen JOAN (+1381), consort of King Henry II
06. King JOHN I (+1390)
07. Queen ELEANOR OF ARAGON (+1382), consort of King John I
08. King HENRY III THE SICKLY (+1406)
09. Queen CATHERINE OF LANCASTER (+1418), consort of King Henry III

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TORO (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE CONVENT OF SANCTI SPIRITUS
(Toro, Convento de Sancti Spiritus, Calle del Canto):

Queen BEATRICE OF PORTUGAL (+after 1409), consort of King John I

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TURIN (ITALY)
BURIED IN THE BASILICA OF SUPERGA
(Torino-Superga, Basilica di Superga):

01. King AMADEUS (+1890)
02. Queen MARIA VICTORIA (+1876), consort of King Amadeus

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VALENCIA (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE MONASTERY OF SAN MIGUEL DE LOS REYES (Valencia, Monasterio de San Miguel de los Reyes, Avenida de la Constitución):

Queen GERMAINE OF FOIX (+1538), consort of King Ferdinand V the Catholic

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VALLADOLID (SPAIN)
BURIED IN THE MONASTERY OF SANTA MARIA LA REAL DE LAS HUELGAS (Valladolid, El Monasterio de Santa María la Real de las Huelgas, Calle Ramón y Cajal):

Queen MARIA DE MOLINA (+1321), consort of King Sancho IV the Brave

LIST OF CASTILIAN AND SPANISH SOVEREIGNS

KINGDOM OF CASTILE 1035-1516:
HOUSE OF NAVARRE
(Casa de Navarra)
1035-1065: FERDINAND I THE GREAT
(Fernando I el Grande; King of León)
Born in 1017.
Father: King Sancho I of Castile. Mother: Queen Munia Mayor.
Married in 1032 Princess SANCHA of León (*1013,+1067).
He was crowned in 1056.
His issue who reigned:
-SANCHO II (*1036/38,+1072),
-ALFONSO VI (*c. 1040,+1109).
Died in 1065.
Buried with his Queen Sancha of León in St Isidore's Basilica in León (no tomb).

1065-1072: SANCHO II THE STRONG
(Sancho II el Fuerte; King of León)
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.

1072-1109: ALFONSO VI THE BRAVE
(Alfonso VI el Valiente; King of León)
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 1072 in Burgos.
His issue who reigned:
-URRACA (*1081,+1126; daughter of Constance),
-Elvira (*c. 1110,+1135; Queen of Sicily; daughter of Isabella).
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.

1109-1126: URRACA (Queen of León)
Born in 1081.
Father: King Alfonso VI of Castile. Mother: Queen Constance of Burgundy.
Married firstly in 1087 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 Saldana.
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 in Huesca.

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1126-1157: ALFONSO VII THE EMPEROR
(Alfonso VII el Emperador; King of León)
Born in 1105.
Father: Count Raymond of Burgundy. Mother: Queen Urraca of Castile.
Married firstly in 1128 at Saldana 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.
His issue who reigned:
-SANCHO III (*1134,+1158; son of Berenguela),
-Ferdinand II (*1137,+1188; King of León; son of Berenguela),
-Sancha (*1137,+1179; Queen of Navarre; 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.

1157-1158: SANCHO III THE DESIRED (Sancho III el Deseado)
Born in 1134.
Father: King Alfonso VII of Castile. Mother: Queen Berenguela of Barcelona.
Married in 1151 at Calahorra Princess Blanche of Navarre (*after 1133,+1156 Pamplona).
His issue who reigned: ALFONSO VIII (*1155,+1214).
Died in 1158 in Toledo.
Buried in the Cathedral of Toledo.
His consort Princess Blanche of Navarre was buried in the Monastery of St Mary at Nájera.

1158-1214: ALFONSO VIII THE NOBLE (Alfonso VIII el Noble)
Born in 1155 at Soria.
Father: King Sancho III of Castile. Mother: Queen Blanche of Navarre.
Married in 1177 in Burgos Princess ELEANOR of England (*1161 Domfront, Normandy,+1214 Burgos).
His issue who reigned:
-BERENGARIA I (*1180,+1246),
-Urraca (*1186,+1220; Queen of Portugal),
-Blanche (*1188,+1252; Queen of France),
-Eleanor (*1202,+1244; Queen of Aragon),
-HENRY I (*1204,+1217).
Died in 1214 at Gutierre Muñoz.
Buried with his Queen Eleanor of England in the Monastery of Las Huelgas near Burgos.

1214-1217: HENRY I (Enrique I)
Born in 1204.
Father: King Alfonso VIII of Castile. Mother: Queen Eleanor of England.
Married in 1215 Princess MAFALDA of Portugal (*c. 1197,+1256 Rio Tinto near Porto). Repudiated in 1216.
He was crowned in 1214 in the Monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos.
Died in 1217 in Palencia.
Buried in the Monastery of Las Huelgas near Burgos.
His Queen Mafalda of Portugal was buried firstly in the Monastery of Rio Tinto. Later she was reburied in the Abbey of Arouca, Portugal.

1217: BERENGARIA I (Berenguela I)
Born in 1180.
Father: King Alfonso VIII of Castile. Mother: Queen Eleanor of England.
Married firstly in 1188 Duke Conrad Hohenstaufen of Swabia (*c. 1173,+1196 Durlach). Marriage was annulled by 1196.
Married secondly in 1197 in Valladolid King Aifonso IX of León (*1171 Zamora,+1230 Villanueva de Sarria). Marriage was annulled in 1202.
His issue who reigned:
-FERDINAND III (*1201,+1252; son of Alfonso IX).
Abdicated in 1217 in favour of her son Ferdinand III.
Died in 1246 at Las Huelgas. She was buried in the Monastery of Las Huelgas near Burgos.
Her second consort King Alfonso IX of León was buried in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

1217-1252: FERDINAND III THE HOLY
(Fernando III el Santo; King of León. From 1230 ruled as King of Castile-León)
Born in 1201.
Father: King Alfonso IX of León. Mother: Queen Berengaria I of Castile.
Married firstly in 1219 in Burgos Princess ELIZABETH BEATRICE of Swabia (*1205,+1235).
Married secondly in 1237 in Burgos Countess JOAN (Jeanne) de Ponthieu (+1279 Abbeville).
He was crowned in 1217 in the Church of Santa Maria La Real at Nájera.
He was crowned with his consort Beatrice of Swabia in 1219 in the Monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos.
His issue who reigned:
-ALFONSO X (*1221,+1284; son of Elizabeth-Beatrice),
-Eleanor (*1244/45,+1290; Queen of England; daughter of Joan).
Died in 1252 in Seville.
Buried with his first consort Queen Beatrice of Swabia in the Cathedral of Seville.
His second consort Queen Joan of Ponthieu was buried in Valloires Abbey at Argoules, France (no tomb).

1252-1284: ALFONSO X THE LEARNED (Alfonso X el Sabio)
Born in 1221 at Toledo.
Father: King Ferdinand III of Castile. Mother: Queen Elizabeth of Hohenstaufen.
Married in 1246 in Valladolid Princess YOLANDE of Aragon (*1236,+1301 Roncesvalles).
He was crowned in 1252 in the Cathedral of Seville.
His issue who reigned: SANCHO IV (*1258,+1295).
Died in 1284 in Seville.
Buried in the Cathedral of Seville.
His Queen Yolande of Aragon was buried in St Mary's Abbey at Roncesvalles (no tomb).

1284-1295: SANCHO IV THE BRAVE (Sancho IV el Bravo)
Born in 1258.
Father: King Alfonso X of Castile. Mother: Queen Yolande of Aragon.
Married in 1281 in Toledo MARIA de Molina (*after 1260,+1321 Valladolid).
His issue who reigned:
-Isabella (*1283,+1328; Queen of Aragon),
-FERDINAND IV (*1285,+1312),
-Beatrice (*1293,+1359; Queen of Portugal).
Died in 1295 in Toledo.
Buried in Toledo Cathedral.
His Queen Maria was buried in the Monastery of Santa Maria La Real in Valladolid.

1295-1312: FERDINAND IV THE SUMMONED
(Frenando IV el Emplazado)
Born in 1285 in Seville.
Father: King Sancho IV of Castile. Mother: Queen Maria de Molina.
Married in 1302 in Valladolid Princess CONSTANCE of Portugal (*1290,+1313 Sahagún).
His issue who reigned:
-Eleanor (*1307,+1359; Queen of Aragon),
-ALFONSO XI (*1311,+1350).
Died in 1312 at Jaen.
Buried in the Church of San Hipolito in Córdoba.
His Queen Constance of Portugal was buried in St Benito's Monastery in Sahagún (no tomb).

1312-1350: ALFONSO XI
Born in 1311 in Salamanca.
Father: King Ferdinand IV of Castile. Mother: Queen Constance of Portugal.
Married firstly in 1325 in Valladolid Princess CONSTANCE of Castile (*c. 1320 Olite,+1345 Santarém). Marriage was annulled in 1327.
Married secondly in 1328 at Alfayete Princess MARY of Portugal (*1313,+1357 Évora).
He was crowned with his consort Mary of Portugal in 1331 in the Monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos.
His issue who reigned:
-PETER I (*1334,+1369; son of Maria),
-HENRY II (*1334,+1379; illegitimate).
Died in 1350 at Gibraltar.
Buried in the Church of San Hipolito in Córdoba.
His first consort Queen Constance of Castile was buried in the Convent of St Francis in Santarém, Portugal (no tomb).
His second consort Queen Mary of Portugal was buried in the Convent of San Clemente in Seville.

1350-1366 and 1367-1369: PETER I THE GRUESOME
(Pedro I el Cruel)
Born in 1334 in Burgos.
Father: King Alfonso XI of Castile. Mother: Queen Maria of Portugal.
Married firstly in 1353 in Valladolid BLANCHE de Bourbon (*1339,+1361 Medina Sidonia).
Married secondly, secretly and bigamously in 1353 Maria de Padilla (+1361 Seville).
Married thirdly and bigamously in 1354 at Cuellar JOAN (Juana) de Castro (+1374).
He was crowned in 1350 in the Monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos.
Died in 1369 at Montiel (murdered).
Buried with his second consort Queen Maria de Padilla in Seville Cathedral.
His first consort Queen Blanche of Bourbon was buried in the Convent of San Francisco at Jerez.
His third consort Queen Joan de Castro was buried in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

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1366-1367 and 1369-1379: HENRY II (Enrique II)
Born in 1334 in Seville.
Father: King Alfonso XI of Castile. Mother: Leonor de Guzman.
Married in 1350 JOAN (Juana) de Castilla (*1339,+1381 Salamanca).
He was crowned in 1366 in the Monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos.
His issue who reigned:
-JOHN I (*1358,+1390),
-Eleanor (*c. 1363,+1415; Queen of Navarre).
Died in 1379 at Santo Domingo de la Calzada.
Buried with his Queen Joan in Toledo Cathedral.

1379-1390: JOHN I (Juan I)
Born in 1358 at Epila.
Father: King Henry II of Castile. Mother: Queen Joan of Castile.
Married firstly in 1375 at Soria Princess ELEANOR of Aragon (*1358 Santa Maria del Puig,+1382 Cuellar).
Married secondly in 1383 at Badajoz Princess BEATRICE of Portugal (*1372,+1409).
He was crowned with his consort Eleanor of Aragon in 1379 in the Monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos.
His issue who reigned:
-HENRY III (*1379,+1406; son of Eleanor),
-Ferdinand I (*1380,+1416; King of Aragon; son of Eleanor).
Died in 1390 at Alcala de Henares.
Buried with his first consort Queen Eleanor of Aragon in Toledo Cathedral.
His second consort Queen Beatrice of Portugal was buried in the Convent of Sancti Spiritus in Toro.

1390-1406: HENRY III THE SICKLY (Enrique III el Doliente)
Born in 1379 in Burgos.
Father: King John I of Castile. Mother: Queen Eleanor of Aragon.
Married in 1393 in Madrid Princess CATHERINE of Lancaster (*c. 1372 Hertford,+1418 Valladolid).
His issue who reigned:
-Maria (*1401,+1458; Queen of Aragon),
-JOHN II (*1405,+1454).
Died in 1406 in Toledo.
Buried with his Queen Catherine of Lancaster in Toledo Cathedral.

1406-1454: JOHN II (Juan II)
Born in 1405 at Toro.
Father: King Henry III of Castile. Mother: Queen Catherine of Lancaster.
Married firstly in 1420 in Avila Princess MARIA of Aragon (*1403,+1445 Villacastin).
Married secondly in 1447 at Madrigal Princess ISABELLA of Portugal (*c. 1428,+1496 Arevalo).
His issue who reigned:
-HENRY IV (*1425,+1474; son of Maria),
-ISABELLA I (*1451,+1504; daughter of Isabella).
Died in 1454 in Valladolid.
Buried with his second consort Queen Isabella of Portugal in the Carthusian Church at Miraflores near Burgos.
His first consort Queen Maria of Aragon was buried in Guadalupe Monastery.

1454-1474: HENRY IV THE WEAK (Enrique IV el Impotente)
Born in 1425 in Valladolid.
Father: King John II of Castile. Mother: Queen Maria of Aragon.
Married firstly in 1440 in Valladolid Princess Blanche of Aragon (*1424 Olite,+1464 Orthez). Marriage was annulled in 1453.
Married secondly in 1455 in Córdoba Princess JOAN of Portugal (*1439 Almada,+1475 Madrid).
Died in 1474 in Madrid.
Buried in Guadalupe Monastery.
His second consort Queen Joan of Portugal was buried in the Convent of San Francisco in Madrid (demolished).

1474-1504: ISABELLA I THE CATHOLIC (Isabel I la Católica)
Born in 1451 at Madrigal de las Altas Torres.
Father: King John II of Castile. Mother: Queen Isabella of Portugal.
Married in 1469 at Valladolid King FERDINAND the Catholic of Aragon (*1452 Saragossa,+1516 Madrigalejo).
Her issue who reigned:
-Isabella (*1470,+1498; Queen of Portugal),
-JOAN I THE MAD (*1479,+1555),
-Maria (*1482,+1517; Queen of Portugal),
-Catherine (*1485,+1536; Queen of England).
Died in 1504 at Medina del Campo.
Buried with her consort King Ferdinand the Catholic in the Royal Chapel in Granada.

1474-1504 and 1506-1516: FERDINAND V THE CATHOLIC (Fernando V el Católico; King of Aragon, Naples and Sicily)
Born in 1452 at Saragossa.
Father: King John II of Aragon. Mother: Juana Enriquez.
Married firstly in 1469 at Valladolid Queen ISABELLA the Catholic of Castile (*1451 Madrigal de las Altas Torres,+1504 Medina del Campo).
Married secondly in 1505 at Blois GERMAINE of Foix (*1488 Narbonne,+1538 Liria).
His issue who reigned:
-Isabella (*1470,+1498; Queen of Portugal; daughter of Isabella),
-JOAN I THE MAD (*1479,+1555; daughter of Isabella),
-Maria (*1482,+1517; Queen of Portugal; daughter of Isabella),
-Catherine (*1485,+1536; Queen of England; daughter of Isabella).
Died in 1516 at Madrigalejo.
Buried with his first consort Queen Isabella the Catholic in the Royal Chapel in Granada.
His second consort Queen Germaine was buried in the Monastery of San Miguel de los Reyes in Valencia.

1504-1506: PHILIP I THE FAIR (Felipe I el Hermoso)
Born in 1478 at Brugge.
Father: Emperor Maximilian I. Mother: Duchess Mary of Burgundy.
Married in 1496 at Lille Princess JOAN of Castile, later Queen of Castile (*1479 Toledo,+1555 Tordesillas).
He was never crowned.
His issue who reigned:
-Eleanor (*1498,+1558; Queen of Portugal and France),
-CHARLES I (*1500,+1558; Roman Emperor, King of Spain),
-Isabella (*1501,+1526; Queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden),
-Ferdinand I (*1503,+1564; Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia and Hungary),
-Maria (*1505,+1558; Queen of Bohemia and Hungary),
-Catherine (*1507,+1578; Queen of Portugal).
Died in 1506 at Burgos.
Buried firstly in the Carthusian Convent at Burgos, later reburied with his consort Queen Joan the Mad in the Chapel Royal at Granada Cathedral.

1504-1506: JOAN I THE MAD (Juana I la Loca)
Born in 1479 at Toledo.
Father: King Ferdinand II the Catholic of Aragon. Mother: Queen Isabella I the Catholic of Castile.
Married in 1496 at Lille Archduke PHILIP the Fair, later King of Castile (*1478 Brugge,+1506 Burgos).
She was never crowned.
Her issue who reigned:
-Eleanor (*1498,+1558; Queen of Portugal and France),
-CHARLES I (*1500,+1558; Roman Emperor, King of Spain),
-Isabella (*1501,+1526; Queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden),
-Ferdinand I (*1503,+1564; Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia and Hungary),
-Maria (*1505,+1558; Queen of Bohemia and Hungary),
-Catherine (*1507,+1578; Queen of Portugal).
Formally deposed and kept under house arrest from 1509, legally Queen of Castile until her death in 1555.
Died in 1555 at Tordesillas.
Buried with her consort King Philip I the Fair in the Chapel Royal at Granada Cathedral.

1516: CASTILE-LEÓN AND ARAGON UNITED IN KINGDOM OF SPAIN

KINGDOM OF SPAIN 1516-1873:
HOUSE OF HABSBURG
(Casa de Austria)
1516-1556: CHARLES I
(Carlos I; Roman Emperor, German King, Archduke of Austria, King of Naples and Sicily)
Born in 1500 at Gent.
Father: King Philip I the Fair of Castile. Mother: Queen Joan the Mad of Castile.
Married in 1526 at Seville Princess ISABELLA of Portugal (*1503 Lisbon,+1539 Toledo).
He was enthroned in 1518 in San Salvador's Cathedral at Saragossa.
His issue who reigned:
-PHILIP II (*1527,+1598),
-Maria (*1528,+1603; Empress and Queen of Bohemia and Hungary).
Abdicated in 1556 in Brussels.
Died in 1558 at San Jerónimo de Yuste, Spain.
Buried with his consort Queen Isabella of Portugal in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

1556-1598: PHILIP II
(Felipe II; King of England, Portugal, Naples and Sicily)
Born in 1527 in Valladolid.
Father: King Charles I of Spain. Mother: Princess Isabella of Portugal.
Married firstly in 1543 in Salamanca, Spain Princess Maria of Portugal (*1527,+1545).
Married secondly in 1554 at Winchester, England Queen MARY I of England (*1516 Greenwich,+1558 London).
Married thirdly in 1559 in Toledo, Spain Princess ELIZABETH of France (*1545 Fontainebleau,+1568 Aranjuez).
Married fourthly in 1570 in Segovia, Spain Archduchess ANNA of Austria (*1549 Cigales,+1580 Madrid).
He was never crowned.
His issue who reigned:
-Catherine (*1567,+1597; Duchess of Savoy; daughter of Elizabeth),
-PHILIP III (*1578,+1621; son of Anna).
Died in 1598 in Escorial near Madrid.
Buried together with his three consorts: Princess Maria of Portugal, Queen Elizabeth of France
and Queen Anna of Austria in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial in Spain.
His second consort Queen Mary I of England was buried at Westminster Abbey in London.

1598-1621: PHILIP III
(Felipe III; King of Portugal, Naples and Sicily)
Born in 1578 in Madrid.
Father: King Philip I of Spain. Mother: Queen Anna of Austria.
Married in 1569 in Valencia Archduchess MARGARET of Austria (*1584 Graz,+1611 El Escorial).
He was never crowned.
His issue who reigned:
-Anna (*1601,+1666; Queen of France),
-PHILIP IV (*1605,+1665),
-Maria Anna (*1606,+1646; Empress of the Holy Roman Empire).
Died in 1621 in Madrid.
Buried together with his Queen Margaret in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

1621-1665: PHILIP IV (Felipe IV; King of Portugal, Naples and Sicily)
Born in 1605 in Valladolid.
Father: King Philip III of Spain. Mother: Queen Margaret of Austria.
Married firstly in 1615 at Burgos Princess ELIZABETH (Isabel) of France (*1602 Fontainebleau,+1644 Madrid).
Married secondly in 1649 at Navalcarnero Archduchess MARIA ANNA of Austria (*1635 Vienna,+1696 Madrid).
He was never crowned.
His issue who reigned:
-Maria Theresa (*1638,+1683; Queen of France; daughter of Elizabeth),
-CHARLES II (*1661,+1700; son of Maria Anna),
-Margaret Theresa (*1651,+1673; Empress of the Holy Roman Empire; daughter of Maria Anna).
Died in 1665 in Madrid.
Buried together with his both queens in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

1665-1700: CHARLES II (Carlos II; King of Naples and Sicily)
Born in 1661 in Madrid.
Father: King Philip IV of Spain. Mother: Queen Maria Anna of Austria.
Married firstly in 1679 at Quintanapalla Princess MARIE LOUISE of Orléans (*1662 Paris,+1689 Madrid).
Married secondly in 1690 at Valladolid Princess MARIA ANNA of Neuburg (*1667 Düsseldorf,+1740 Guadalajara).
He was never crowned.
Died in 1700 in Madrid.
Buried with his both queens in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

HOUSE OF BOURBON (Dinastía Borbón)
1700-1746: PHILIP V (Felipe V; King of Naples and Sicily)
Born in 1683 at Versailles.
Father: Dauphin Louis of France. Mother: Princess Maria Anna of Bavaria.
Married firstly in 1701 at Figueras Princess MARIA LOUISA of Savoy (*1688 Turin,+1714 Madrid).
Married secondly in 1714 at Guadalajara Princess ISABELLA of Parma (*1692 Parma,+1766 Aranjuez).
He was never crowned.
His issue who reigned:
-LOUIS I (*1707,+1724; son of Maria Louisa),
-FERDINAND VI (*1713,+1759; son of Maria Louisa),
-CHARLES III (*1716,+1788; son of Isabella),
-Mariana Victoria (*1718,+1781; Queen of Portugal; daughter of Isabella);
-Philip (*1720,+1765; Duke of Parma; son of Isabella),
-Maria Antonietta (*1729,+1785; Queen of Sardinia; daughter of Isabella).
Abdicated in 1724 in favour of his son Louis (I) but restored same year following his son's sudden death.
Died in 1746 in Madrid.
Buried together with his second consort Queen Isabella of Parma in the Monastery of La Granja San Ildefonso.
His first consort Queen Maria Louisa of Savoy was buried in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

1724: LOUIS I (Luis I)
Born in 1707 in Madrid.
Father: King Philip V of Spain. Mother: Queen Maria Louisa of Savoy.
Married in 1722 at Lerma Princess LOUISE ELIZABETH of Orléans (*1709 Versailles,+1742 Paris).
He was never crowned.
Died in 1724 in Madrid.
Buried in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.
His Queen Louise Elizabeth of Orléans was buried in the Church of St Sulpice in Paris (no tomb).

1746-1759: FERDINAND VI (Fernando VI)
Born in 1713 in Madrid.
Father: King Philip V of Spain. Mother: Queen Maria Louisa of Savoy.
Married in 1729 at Badajoz Princess MARIA BARBARA of Portugal (*1711 Lisbon,+1758 Aranjuez).
He was never crowned.
Died in 1759 in Villaviciosa.
Buried together with his Queen Maria Barbara of Portugal in the Church of St Barbara in Madrid.

1759-1788: CHARLES III BOURBON
(Carlos III; King of Naples and Sicily, Duke of Parma)
Born in 1716 in Madrid.
Father: King Philip V of Spain. Mother: Queen Isabella of Parma.
Married in 1738 at Gaeta Princess MARIA AMALIA of Poland-Saxony (*1724 Dresden,+1760 Madrid).
He was never crowned.
His issue who reigned:
-Maria Louisa (*1745,+1792; Empress of the Holy Roman Empire and Queen of Bohemia and Hungary),
-CHARLES IV (*1748,+1819),
-Ferdinand I (*1751,+1825; King of the Two Sicilies).
Died in 1788 in Madrid.
Buried together with his Queen Maria Amalia of Poland-Saxony in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

1788-1808: CHARLES IV (Carlos IV)
Born in 1748 at Portici near Naples.
Father: King Charles III of Spain. Mother: Queen Maria Amalia of Poland-Saxony.
Married in 1765 at San Ildefonso Princess MARIA LOUISA of Parma (*1751 Parma,+1819 Rome).
He was never crowned.
His issue who reigned:
-Carlota Joaquina (*1775,+1830; Queen of Portugal),
-Maria Louisa (*1782,+1824; Queen of Etruria, Duchess of Lucca),
-Maria Isabella (*1789,+1848; Queen of the Two Sicilies),
-FERDINAND VII (*1784,+1833).
Deposed in 1808 and imprisoned in France. Abdicated and exiled in Italy.
Died in 1819 in Rome.
Buried together with his Queen Maria Louisa of Parma in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

1808 and 1814-1833: FERDINAND VII (Fernando VII)
Born in 1784 in El Escorial.
Father: King Charles IV of Spain. Mother: Queen Maria Louisa of Parma.
Married firstly in 1802 in Barcelona Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies (*1784 Caserta,+1806 Aranjuez).
Married secondly in 1816 in Madrid Princess ISABELLA of Portugal (*1797 Queluz,+1818 Madrid).
Married thirdly in 1819 in Madrid Princess MARIA JOSEPHA of Saxony (*1803 Dredsen,+1829 Aranjuez).
Married fourthly in 1829 in Madrid Princess MARIA CHRISTINA of the Two Sicilies (*1806 Palermo,+1878 Le Havre).
He was never crowned.
His issue who reigned: ISABELLA II (*1830,+1904; daughter of Maria Christina).
Deposed in 1808 and imprisoned in France. Restored in 1814.
Died in 1833 in Madrid.
Buried together with four consorts: Princess Maria Antonia, Queen Isabella of Portugal, Queen Maria Josepha of Saxony and Queen Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

HOUSE OF BONAPARTE (Casa de Bonaparte)
1808-1813: JOSEPH BONAPARTE
(Jose Bonaparte; King of Naples)
Born in 1768 in Corte, Corsica.
Father: Carlo Maria Bonaparte. Mother: Maria Letizia née Ramolino.
Married in 1794 in Cuges-les-Pins JULIE Clary (*1771 Marseille,+1845 Florence).
Deposed in 1813 and exiled in France, Switzerland and in the USA.
Died in 1844 in Florence.
Buried in the Dome des Invalides in Paris.
His consort Queen Julie was buried in the Church of Santa Croce in Florence.

HOUSE OF BOURBON (Dinastía Borbón)
1833-1868: ISABELLA II (Isabel II)
Born in 1830 in Madrid.
Father: King Ferdinand VII of Spain. Mother: Queen Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies.
Married in 1846 in Madrid Prince FRANCIS de Asis (*1822 Aranjuez,+1902 Epinay-sur-Seine, France), titular king of Spain.
She was never crowned.
Her issue who reigned: ALFONSO XII (*1857,+1885).
Deposed in 1868 and exiled in France. Abdicated in 1870.
Died in 1904 in Paris.
Buried together with his consort King Francis de Asis in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

1868-1870: INTERREGNUM

HOUSE OF SAVOY (Casa de Saboya)
1870-1873: AMADEUS (Amadeo)
Born in 1845 in Turin.
Father: King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia and Italy. Mother: Queen Maria Adelaide of Austria.
Married firstly in 1867 in Turin MARIA VICTORIA del Pozzo della Cisterna (*1847 Paris,+1876 San Remo).
Married secondly in 1888 in Turin Princess Marie Letizia Bonaparte (*1866 Paris,+1926 Moncalieri).
He was never crowned.
Abdicated in 1873 and exiled in Italy.
Died in 1890 in Turin.
Buried together with his Queen Maria Victoria in the Basilica of Superga, Turin.

1873-1874: REPUBLIC OF SPAIN

KINGDOM OF SPAIN 1874-1931:
HOUSE OF BOURBON
(Dinastía Borbón)
1874-1885: ALFONSO XII
Born in 1857 in Madrid.
Father: Prince Francis de Asis, titular king of Spain. Mother: Queen Isabella II of Spain.
Married firstly in 1878 in Madrid Princess MARIA de las Mercedes of Orléans (*1860 Madrid,+1878 Madrid).
Married secondly in 1879 in Madrid Archduchess MARIA CHRISTINA of Austria-Hungary (*1858 Židlochovice, Moravia,+1929 Madrid).
He was never crowned.
His issue who reigned: ALFONSO XIII (*1886,+1941; son of Maria Cristina).
Died in 1885 in El Pardo.
Buried together with his second consort Queen Maria Christina in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.
His first consort, Queen Maria de la Mercedes, was buried in the Cathedral of Almudena in Madrid.

1886-1931: ALFONSO XIII
Born in 1886 in Madrid.
Father: King Alfonso XII of Spain. Mother: Queen Maria Christina of Austria.
Married in 1906 in Madrid Princess VICTORIA EUGENIA of Battenberg (*1887 Balmoral,+1969 Lausanne).
He was never crowned.
Deposed in 1931 and exiled in Rome. Abdicated in 1941.
Died in 1941 in Rome.
Buried firstly in the Church of Santa Maria di Monserrato in Rome.
In 1980 reburied together with his Queen Victoria Eugenia in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

1931-1936/39: REPUBLIC OF SPAIN

1936/39-1975: SPANISH STATE

KINGDOM OF SPAIN (FROM 1975):
HOUSE OF BOURBON
(Dinastía Borbón)
1975-2014: JOHN CHARLES I (Juan Carlos I)
Born in 1938 in Rome.
Father: Juan Carlos, Count of Barcelona. Mother: Princess Maria de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.
Married in 1962 in Athens Princess SOPHIA of Greece (*1938 Psychiko).
He was never crowned.
Abdicated in 2014.
His issue who reigned: PHILIP VI (*1968).

FROM 2014: PHILIP VI (Felipe VI)
Born in 1968 in Madrid.
Father: King John Charles I of Spain. Mother: Queen Sophia.
Married in 2004 in Madrid LETIZIA Ortiz Rocasolano (*1972 Oviedo).
He was never crowned.
Issue of marriage: Leonor (*2005); Sofía (*2007).

TOMBS OF CASTILIAN & SPANISH SOVEREIGNS









 

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The tomb of King SANCHO II in San Salvador's Monastery at Oña (Spain)

Tombs in the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Sahagún (Spain):
01. King ALFONSO VI THE BRAVE.
02. Four consorts of King Alfonso VI, Queens: AGNES, CONSTANCE, BERTHA and ISABELLA.




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The tomb of King ALFONSO I, consort of Queen Urraca, in the Church of San Pedro el Viejo in Huesca (Spain)




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


01. The tombs of Kings SANCHO III in the Cathedral of Toledo (Spain).
02. The lid of the sarcophagus of Queen BLANCHE OF NAVARRE, consort of King Sancho III, in the Monastery of St Mary in Nájera (Spain).

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The tomb of King ALFONSO VIII and his Queen ELEANOR OF ENGLAND in the Monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos (Spain). 

01. The tomb of King HENRY I in the Monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos (Spain).
02. The tomb of Queen MAFALDA OF PORTUGAL, consort of King Henry I, in the Abbey of Arouca (Portugal).

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The tomb of Queen BERENGARIA I in the Monastery of Las Huelgas in Burgos (Spain)



Tombs in Seville Cathedral (Spain):
01. King FERDINAND III THE HOLY.
02. Queen BEATRICE OF SWABIA, consort of King Ferdinand III.




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The tomb of King ALFONSO X THE LEARNED in Seville Cathedral (Spain)

01. The tomb of King SANCHO IV THE BRAVE in the Cathedral of Toledo (Spain).
02. The tomb of Queen MARIA DE MOLINA, consort of King Sancho IV, in the Monastery of Santa Maria La Real in Valladolid (Spain).

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The tomb of King FERDINAND IV THE SUMMONED in the Church of San Hipolito in Córdoba (Spain)

01. The tomb of King ALFONSO XI in the Church of San Hipolito in Córdoba (Spain).
02. The tomb of Queen MARY OF PORTUGAL, consort of King Alfonso XI, in the Convent of San Clemente in Seville (Spain).

01. The tomb of King PETER I in Seville Cathedral (Spain).
02. The tomb of Queen MARIA DE PADILLA, consort of King Peter I, in Seville Cathedral (Spain).
03. The tablet from the tomb of Queen BLANCHE OF BOURBON, consort of King Peter I, in the Convent of San Francisco at Jerez (Spain).
04. The tomb of Queen JOAN DE CASTRO, consort of King Peter I, in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

Tombs in the Cathedral of Toledo (Spain):
01. King HENRY II.
02. Queen JOAN OF CASTILE, consort of King Henry II.

01. The tomb of King JOHN I in the Cathedral of Toledo (Spain).
02. The tomb of Queen ELEANOR OF ARAGON, consort of King John I, in the Cathedral of Toledo (Spain).
03. The tomb of Queen BEATRICE OF PORTUGAL, consort of King John I, in the Convent of Sancti Spiritus in Toro (Spain).

Tombs in the Cathedral of Toledo (Spain):
01. King HENRY III THE SICKLY.
02. Queen CATHERINE OF LANCASTER, consort of King Henry III.

01. The double tomb of King JOHN II and his Queen ISABELLA OF PORTUGAL in the Carthusian Church at Miraflores near Burgos.
02. The tomb of Queen MARIA OF ARAGON, consort of King John II, in the Monastery of Guadalupe (Spain).

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The tomb of King HENRY IV THE WEAK in the Monastery of Guadalupe (Spain)

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The crypt with the coffins of Queen ISABELLA THE CATHOLIC and her consort King FERDINAND V (middle) in the Royal Chapel in Granada (Spain)

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The tomb of Queen GERMAINE OF FOIX, consort of King Ferdinand V, in the Monastery of San Miguel de los Reyes in Valencia (Spain)




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The crypt with the coffins of King PHILIP I THE FAIR and his Queen JOAN I THE MAD (far left and far right) in the Royal Chapel in Granada (Spain)

































Tombs in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain):
01. King CHARLES I.
02. Queen ISABELLA OF PORTUGAL, consort of King Charles I.





Tombs in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain):
01. King PHILIP II.
02. Queen ELIZABETH OF FRANCE (on the right), consort of King Philip II.
03. Queen ANNA OF AUSTRIA, consort of King Philip II.







Tombs in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain):
01. King PHILIP III.
02. Queen MARGARET OF AUSTRIA, consort of King Philip III.

Tombs in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain):
01. King PHILIP IV.
02. Queen ELIZABETH OF FRANCE, consort of King Philip IV.
03. Queen MARIA ANNA OF AUSTRIA, consort of King Philip IV.

Tombs in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain):
01. King CHARLES II.
02. Queen MARIE LOUISE OF ORLÉANS, consort of King Charles II.
03. Queen MARIA ANNA OF NEUBURG, consort of King Charles II.

Photos 02 and 03 courtesy of Mr Alexander Krischnig

01. The tomb of King PHILIP V and his Queen ISABELLA OF PARMA in the Monastery of La Granja San Ildefonso (Spain).
02. The tomb of Queen MARIA LOUISA OF SAVOY, consort of King Philip V, in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain.







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The tomb of King LOUIS I in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain)

Tombs in the Church of St Barbara in Madrid (Spain):
01. King FERDINAND VI.
02. Queen MARIA BARBARA OF PORTUGAL, consort of King Ferdinand VI.

Tombs in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain):
01. King CHARLES III.
02. Queen MARIA AMALIA OF POLAND-SAXONY, consort of King Charles III.

Tombs in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain):
01. King CHARLES IV.
02. Queen MARIA LOUISA OF PARMA, consort of King Charles IV.

Tombs in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain):
01. King FERDINAND VII.
02. Two consorts of King Ferdinand VII, Queens: MARIA JOSEPHA OF SAXONY and ISABELLA OF PORTUGAL.
03. Queen MARIA CHRISTINA OF THE TWO SICILIES, consort of King Ferdinand VII.

Photo 02 courtesy of Mr Alexander Krischnig

01. The tomb of King JOSEPH BONAPARTE in the Dome des Invalides in Paris (France).
02. The tomb of Queen JULIE, consort of King Joseph Bonaparte, in the Church of Santa Croce in Florence (Italy).

Tombs in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain):
01. Queen ISABELLA II.
02. King FRANCIS DE ASIS, consort of Queen Isabella II.

Tombs in the Basilica of Superga, Turin (Italy):
01. King AMADEUS.
02. Queen MARIA VICTORIA, consort of King Amadeus.

01. The tomb of King ALFONSO XII in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain).
02. The tomb of Queen MARIA DE LAS MERCEDES OF ORLÉANS, consort of King Alfonso XII, in the Cathedral of Almudena in Madrid (Spain).
03. The tomb of Queen MARIA CHRISTINA of AUSTRIA-HUNGARY, consort of King Alfonso XII, in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain).

Tombs in the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Spain):
01. King ALFONSO XIII.
02. Queen VICTORIA EUGENIA, consort of King Alfonso XIII.

CASTILIAN CORONATION CHURCHES

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BURGOS, CISTERCIAN MONASTERY OF LAS HUELGAS/SPAIN (Burgos, Monasterio de Santa Maria la Real de las Huelgas, Calle de Compases de Huelgas).
Here were crowned:
1214: Henry II
1219: Ferdinand III and Beatrice of Swabia
1331: Alfonso XI and Mary of Portugal
1350: Peter I
1366: Henry II
1379: John I and Eleanor of Aragon

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NÁJERA, CHURCH OF ST MARY/SPAIN (Nájera, Monasterio de Santa María la Real, Plaza de Santa María).
Here was crowned:
1217: Ferdinand III the Holy

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SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, CATHEDRAL OF ST JAMES/SPAIN (Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, Plaza de Platerías).
Here was crowned:
1126: Alfonso VII the Emperor

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SEVILLE CATHEDRAL/SPAIN
(Sevilla, la Catedral, Avenida de la Constitución).
Here was crowned:
1252: Alfonso X the Learned

The last coronation in Castile took place in 1296 (pretender John I). The coronation was never introduced in Spain. Spanish kings were usually inaugurated at simple ceremonies of accession and oath-takings in the Cortes.

THE CASTILIAN AND SPANISH REGALIA

The crown and the sceptre of Queen Isabella I the Catholic of Castile are kept in the Royal Chapel of the Cathedral of Granada.

Spanish regalia are kept in the Royal Palace in Madrid and include:
-Ceremonial Crown of Spain (1775),
-Sceptre (early 17th century).

Queens Isabella II and Victoria Eugenia (Alfonso XIII's consort) had small personal crowns.

01. The crown of Isabella the Catholic (15th c.).
02. The Crown of Spain (1775).

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FOREIGN ROYAL BURIALS IN SPAIN

BARCELONA:
Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Cyprus
BURGOS:
Margaret of Savoy, Duchess of Mantua
MADRID:
Maria of Spain, Empress, Queen of Bohemia and Hungary, Archduchess of Austria
NÁJERA:
Mecia Lopez de Haro, Queen of Portugal
POBLET:
Beatrice of Naples, Queen of Bohemia and Hungary
SAN LORENZO DE EL ESCORIAL:
Eleanor of Castile, Queen of France
Louis I, King of Etruria
Maria Louisa of Spain, Queen of Etruria
Malcolm III, King of Scotland
St Margaret, Queen of Scotland
Mary of Habsburg, Queen of Bohemia and Hungary
SORIA:
James of Aragon, Prince of Naples, consort of Queen Joan I of Naples
TOLEDO:
Sancho II, King of Portugal
Isabella of Castile, Queen of Portugal
VALLADOLID:
Eleanor Teles, Queen of Portugal

01. Royal standard of Castile-León, 13th-16th c.
02. Spanish royal standard until c. 1819.
03. Spanish royal standard, early to mid-19th c.
04. Spanish royal standard, mid-19th c. to 1931.
05. Spanish royal standard since 1975.






Select Bibliography

Album des pavillons nationaux et des marques distinctives des marines de guerre et de commerce, Paris 1889
Album des pavillons nationaux et des marques distinctives, Paris 1923
Burke's Royal Families of the World, vol. I: Europe and Latin America, London 1977
Flaggenbuch, Berlin 1905
Flags of Maritime Nations, Washington 1899
Herzog H. U., Flaggen und Wappen, Leipzig 1982
Kannik P., Alverdens flag i farver, København 1956
Le Gras M. A., Album des pavillons, guidons, flammes de toutes les puissances maritimes, Paris 1858
Pavillons des puissances maritimes en 1819, [Paris 1819?]