Adosinda Gutiérrez

Lost Kingdoms – Kingdom of León‎

The Kingdom of León‎ was created as a separate Kingdom when the Asturian King Alfonso the Great divided his realm among his three sons. The first King of León‎ was his second son, King García I. García was married to a woman named Muniadona, but her origins are unknown. They had no children together, and when he died in [read more]

Berengaria of Castile
Berengaria of Castile

Queens Regnant – Berengaria of Castile

Berengaria was born in either 1179 or 1180 in Burgos as the eldest daughter of Alfonso VIII of Castile and Eleanor of England. She would be one of 11 siblings, and she was heir presumptive for several years until the birth of subsequent younger brothers. However, many died in childhood, and of her male siblings, only her [read more]

Berengaria of Castile

Queens Regnant – Sancha and Dulce of León

Sancha and Dulce of Leon were born the daughters of Alfonso IX of Leon by his first wife Theresa of Portugal. There were born in 1191 or 1192 and 1195 respectively. They had an older brother named Ferdinand, who died unmarried at the age of 22. Their mother Theresa had returned to Portugal in 1214 [read more]