Queen Berengaria of Castile
- Born: Aug 1181
- Marriage: King Alphonso IX of Leon
- Died: 8 Nov 1246, Las Huelgas at age 65
Queen of Leon & Castile
Born: Aug 1181
Marriage: Alfonso IX of León in 1197 in Valladolid, Spain
Died: 8 Nov 1246, Las Huelgas at age 65
She married Alfonso IX in 1198, but this was annulled later by the pope because they were second cousins.When her brother Henry died by accident in 1217, Berenguela renounced her rights to the throne, in favor of her son Ferdinand.
Noted events in her life were:
â€˘ Acceded: Queen of Castile, Cir 1198.
â€˘ Abdicated: 1217.
Berengaria married Alfonso IX of León, son of Ferdinand II of León and Urraca of Portugal, in 1197 in Valladolid, Spain. (Alfonso IX of León was born on 15 Aug 1171 in Zamora and died on 24 Sep 1230 in Villanueva de Sarria.)
Berengaria married King Alphonso IX of Leon, son of King Ferdinand II of Leon and Princess Urraca of Portugal. (King Alphonso IX of Leon was born on 15 Aug 1171 in Zamora and died on 24 Sep 1230 in Villanueva de Sarria.)