Agnes of Aquitaine

Lost Kingdoms – Kingdom of Aragon

House of Jiménez The Kingdom of Aragon began its life in 1035 when it was established as an independent Kingdom. Its first King was Ramiro I of Aragon, an illegitimate son of Sancho III of Pamplona. Ramiro’s first wife was Ermesinda of Bigorre, who was thus the first Queen of Aragon. They went on to have five [read more]

Aragon

Violant of Bar – Queen of Aragon

This article was written by Carol. Violant of Bar was born in 1365, the daughter of Robert, Duke of Bar and Marie of Valois, a daughter of the French King John II. Violant had a pampered upbringing and was given the education of a royal princess. At the age of 15, she married the heir [read more]