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]

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Anna of Austria

Burial Places of the Queens and Consorts of Spain

Anna of Austria – El Escorial (San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain) Barbara of Portugal – Convent of the Salesas Reales (Madrid, Spain) Beatrice of Portugal – Monastery of Sancti Spiritus (Toro, Spain) Berengaria of Barcelona – Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Galicia, Spain) Berenguela of Castile – Abbey of Santa Maria la Real de Huelgas (Burgos, Spain) Blanche of Bourbon – Monasterio de San Francisco de Jerez [read more]