Fernando III "el Santo", King of Castile and Leon, b. 19 August 1201 in Castile, Spain, d. 30 May 1252 in Seville, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1217 in Castile, Spain

Father: Alfonso IX, King of Leon, b. 1166 in Zamora, Leon, Spain, d. 24 September 1230 in Villaneuva de Sarria, Lugo, Spain, He became King of Leon, 1188 in Leon, Spain
Mother: Berengeria of Castile, b. August 1181 in Segovia, Castile, Spain, d. 8 November 1244 in Burgos, Castile, Spain
Known as Ferdinand the Saint, he took Cordoba and Seville from the Moors and reduced their holdings in Spain to Granada. He codified the laws of Christian Spain and persecuted the Albigensian heretics. Fernando is regarded the founder of the University of Salamanca and was cononized by Pope Clement X.

Spouse: Elizabeth of Hohenstaufen, b. March/May 1205, d. 5 November 1235

Father: Philip of Swabia, b. February/March 1177 in Pavia, Italy, d. 21 June 1208 in Bamberg, Franconia, Germany
Mother: Irene Angelina, b. ca. 1181 in Constantinople, Turkey, m. Roger III, King of Sicily, 1193, d. 27 August 1208 in Hohenstaufen Castle, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Married 30 November 1219 in Burgos, Castile, Spain.

Children:

  1. Alfonso X of Castile, b. ca. 1222

Spouse: Joan de Dammartin, b. ca. 1216 in Dammartin, Seine-et-Marne, France, m. Jean de Nesle, May 1260, d. 15 March 1279 in Abbeville, Ponthieu, France

Father: Simon II de Dammartin, Count of Aumale, b. ca. 1180 in Dammartin, Seine-et-Marne, France, d. 21 September 1239 in Abbeville, Ponthieu, France
Mother: Marie of Ponthieu, b. 17 April 1199 in Aumale, Normandy, France, d. September 1250 in Normandy, France
Married 1237 in Burgos, Castile, Spain.

Children:

  1. Eleanor of Castile, b. 1244 in Burgos, Castile, Spain, m. Edward I "Longshanks", King of England, 18 October 1254 in Burgos, Castile, Spain, d. 24 November 1290 in Lincolnshire, England, buried 16 December 1290 in Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England

Alfonso IX, King of Leon, b. 1166 in Zamora, Leon, Spain, m. Tereza Sanchez, Princess of Portugal and the Algarves in Guimaraes, Braga, Portugal, d. 24 September 1230 in Villaneuva de Sarria, Lugo, Spain, He became King of Leon, 1188 in Leon, Spain

Father: Fernando II, King of Leon, b. 1137 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, d. 21 January 1187/8 in Benavente, Zamora, Castile, Spain, He became King of Leon, 1157 in Leon, Spain
Mother: Urraca of Portugal, b. 1151 in Coimbra, Portugal, d. 16 October 1188 in Valladolid, Spain

Spouse: Berengeria of Castile, b. August 1181 in Segovia, Castile, Spain, m. Conrad II, Duke of Swabia, 1188, d. 8 November 1244 in Burgos, Castile, Spain

Father: Alfonso VIII "the Noble", King of Castile, b. 11 November 1155 in Soria, Castile, Spain, d. 6 October 1214 in Gutierre Munoz, Avila, Castile, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1158 in Castile, Spain
Mother: Eleanor, Princess of England, b. 13 October 1162 in Domfront, Normandy, France, d. 25 October 1214 in Las Huelgas, Burgos, Spain
Berengeria's marriage to Alfonso was arranged to stop the wars between England and Spain. It was annulled by Pope Innocent III due to her kinship with Alfonso. She ruled as Queen of Castile and Leon for a few months after the death of her father in 1214 and again after the death of her brother, Henry I, in 1217. She then proclaimed her son, Fernando III king of Castile in 1217.
Married 1190 in Valladolid, Spain.

Children:

  1. Berengaria of Leon, b. 1199 in Leon, Spain, m. John (Jean) de Brienne, King of Jerusalem, 1223 in Jerusalem, Israel, d. 12 April 1237
  2. Fernando III "el Santo", King of Castile and Leon, b. 19 August 1201 in Castile, Spain, m. Elizabeth of Hohenstaufen, 30 November 1219 in Burgos, Castile, Spain, m. Joan de Dammartin, 1237 in Burgos, Castile, Spain, d. 30 May 1252 in Seville, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1217 in Castile, Spain

Fernando II, King of Leon, b. 1137 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, m. Teresa Fernandez de Trava, bef. 7 October 1178 in Leon, Spain, m. Urraca Lopez de Haro, May 1187 in Leon, Spain, d. 21 January 1187/8 in Benavente, Zamora, Castile, Spain, He became King of Leon, 1157 in Leon, Spain

Father: Alfonso VII, King of Castile, b. 1 March 1105 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, d. 21 August 1157 in La Fresneda, Teruel, Aragon, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1126 in Castile, Spain
Mother: Berenguela of Barcelona, b. aft. 1112 in Barcelona, Spain
During Fernando's reign the military order of St. James was instituted in 1177 for the purpose of defending the dominions from the Saracens.

Spouse: Urraca of Portugal, b. 1151 in Coimbra, Portugal, d. 16 October 1188 in Valladolid, Spain

Father: Alfonso I Henriques, King of Portugal, b. ca. 1109 in Portugal, d. 1185 in Portugal, He became King of Portugal, 1112 in Portugal
Mother: Maud of Savoy, b. ca. 1125 in Maurienne, Savoy, France, d. 1157 in Portugal
Married 1160 in Coimbra, Portugal.

Children:

  1. Alfonso IX, King of Leon, b. 1166 in Zamora, Leon, Spain, m. Tereza Sanchez, Princess of Portugal and the Algarves in Guimaraes, Braga, Portugal, m. Berengeria of Castile, 1190 in Valladolid, Spain, d. 24 September 1230 in Villaneuva de Sarria, Lugo, Spain, He became King of Leon, 1188 in Leon, Spain

Alfonso VII, King of Castile, b. 1 March 1105 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, d. 21 August 1157 in La Fresneda, Teruel, Aragon, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1126 in Castile, Spain

Father: Raymond of Burgundy, Count of Galicia, b. ca. 1060 in Dijon, Burgundy, France, d. 24 May 1107 in Grajal de Campos, Leon, France, He became Count of Portugal, 1093 in Portugal
Mother: Urraca of Leon and Castile, b. aft. May 1081 in Burgos, Castile, Spain, d. 8 March 1126 in Saldena, Palencia, Spain

Spouse: Berenguela of Barcelona, b. aft. 1112 in Barcelona, Spain

Father: Ramon Berenger III, b. 11 November 1080/2 in Barcelona, Spain, d. 19 June 1131 in Barcelona, Spain
Mother: Dulce Aldonza of Gevaudan
Married bef. July 1124.

Children:

  1. Sancho III "the Desired", King of Castile, b. 1134 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, m. Blanche (Blanca) of Navarre, 4 February 1151 in Catahorra, Logrono, Spain, d. 31 August 1158 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1157 in Castile, Spain
  2. Ramon of Castile, ca. 1136, died in infancy
  3. Fernando II, King of Leon, b. 1137 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, m. Urraca of Portugal, 1160 in Coimbra, Portugal, m. Teresa Fernandez de Trava, bef. 7 October 1178 in Leon, Spain, m. Urraca Lopez de Haro, May 1187 in Leon, Spain, d. 21 January 1187/8 in Benavente, Zamora, Castile, Spain, He became King of Leon, 1157 in Leon, Spain
  4. Constance of Castile, b. ca. 1140, m. Louis VII, King of France, 1154 in Castile, Spain, d. 4 October 1160
  5. Sancha of Castile, b. ca. 1139, m. Sancho VI "the Wise", King of Navarre, 1157, d. 1179
  6. García of Castile, b. ca. 1142, d. 1145/6
  7. Alfonso of Castile, b. ca. 1144, d. by 1149

Spouse: Richilde of Poland, b. ca. 1131 in Wroclaw, Poland, m. Raimond II Berenger, Count of Provence, m. Raimond V, Count of Toulouse, 1166, d. 16 June 1185 in Castile, Spain

Father: Wladyslaw II (Ladislas the Exile), b. 1105 in Krakow, Poland, d. 30 May 1159 in Poland, He became ruler of Poland, 1138 in Poland, He was removed as ruler of Silesia, 1146 in Silesia, Poland
Mother: Agnes de Bamberg, b. ca. 1113 in Wien, Austria, d. aft. 25 January 1157 in Krakow, Poland
Married July 1152 in Wroclaw, Poland.

Children:

  1. Ferdinand of Castile, b. 1153, d. 1157
  2. Sancha of Castile, b. 21 September 1154 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, m. Alfonso II "the Chaste", King of Aragon, 19 January 1174 in Zaragoza, Spain, d. 9 November 1208 in Jaen, Spain

Raymond of Burgundy, Count of Galicia, b. ca. 1060 in Dijon, Burgundy, France, d. 24 May 1107 in Grajal de Campos, Leon, France, He became Count of Portugal, 1093 in Portugal

Father: William I "the Great", Count of Burgundy, b. ca. 1035 in Burgundy, France, d. 11 November 1087 in France
Mother: Stephanie de Longwy, b. ca. 1035, d. aft. 1092

Spouse: Urraca of Leon and Castile, b. aft. May 1081 in Burgos, Castile, Spain, m. Alfonso I "the Warrior", 30 June 1109, div. bef. 1114, m. Pedro Gonzales, ca. 1114 in Saldena, Palencia, Spain, d. 8 March 1126 in Saldena, Palencia, Spain

Father: Alfonso VI "the Valiant", b. 1030 in Burgos, Castile, Spain, d. 29 June 1109 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, He became King of Leon, 1065 in Leon, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1072 in Castile, Spain, The Battle of Toledo faught, 1085 in Toledo, Castile, Spain
Mother: Constance of Burgundy, b. 8 May 1046 in Burgundy, France, d. 1093
Married 1087 in Toledo, Castile, Spain.

Children:

  1. Alfonso VII, King of Castile, b. 1 March 1105 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, m. Berenguela of Barcelona, bef. July 1124, m. Richilde of Poland, July 1152 in Wroclaw, Poland, d. 21 August 1157 in La Fresneda, Teruel, Aragon, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1126 in Castile, Spain

Alfonso VIII "the Noble", King of Castile, b. 11 November 1155 in Soria, Castile, Spain, d. 5 October 1214 in Gutierre Munoz, Avila, Castile, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1158 in Castile, Spain

Father: Sancho III "the Desired", King of Castile, b. 1134 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, d. 31 August 1158 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1157 in Castile, Spain
Mother: Blanche (Blanca) of Navarre, b. aft. 1133 in Pamplona, Navarre, Spain, d. 12 August 1156
Alfonso won a victory over the Moors at Navas de Tolosa in 1212.

Spouse: Eleanor, Princess of England, b. 13 October 1162 in Domfront, Normandy, France, d. 25 October 1214 in Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain

Father: Henry II "Curtmantle", King of England, b. 5 March 1132 in LeMons, Anjou, France, d. 6 July 1189 in Chinon, France, he became duke of Normandy and count of Anjou, 1151 in France, Became first Plantagenet king of England, 19 December 1154 in Westminster Abbey, London, Middlesex, England
Mother: Eleanor of Aquitaine, b. ca. 1122 in Aquitaine, France, d. 3 March 1204 in Maine-et-Loire, France
Married 22 September 1177 in Burgos, Castile, Spain.

Children:

  1. Berengeria of Castile, b. 1 January/June 1180 in Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain, m. Conrad II, Duke of Swabia, 1188, m. Alfonso IX, King of Leon, 1190 in Valladolid, Spain, d. 8 November 1246 in Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain
  2. Sancho of Castile, b. 5 April 1181 in Burgos, Castile, Spain, d. 26 July 1181
  3. Sancha of Castile, b. 20/8 March 1182, d. bet. 3 February 1184 and 16 October 1185
  4. Henry of Castile, b. 1184, d. 1184, his existence is disputed
  5. Urraca of Castile, b. 1185, m. Alfonso II, King of Portugal, ca. 1100, d. 1220
  6. Blanche (Blanca) of Castile, b. 4 March 1187 in Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain, m. Louis VIII "The Lion", King of France, 23 May 1200, d. 27 November 1252 in Paris, France
  7. Ferdinand of Castile, b. 29 September 1189 in Cuenca, Spain, d. 14 October 1211 in Madrid, Spain, cause of death was fever
  8. Mafalda of Castile, b. 1191 in Plasencia, Spain, d. 1211 in Salamanca, Spain
  9. Eleanor of Castile, b. 1200, m. James I "the Conqueror", King of Aragon, 6 February 1221 in Ágreda, Castile and Leon, Spain, d. 1244 in Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain
  10. Constance of Castile "Lady of Las Huelgas", b. ca. 1202, d. 1243 in Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain
  11. Henry I of Castile, b. 14 April 1204 in Valldolid, Castile and Leon, Spain, d. 6 June 1217 in Palencia, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1214 in Castile, Spain

Sancho III "the Desired", King of Castile, b. 1134 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, d. 31 August 1158 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1157 in Castile, Spain

Father: Alfonso VII, King of Castile, b. 1 March 1103 in Toledo, Castile, Spain, d. 21 August 1157 in La Fresneda, Teruel, Aragon, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1126 in Castile, Spain
Mother: Berenguela of Barcelona, b. aft. 1112 in Barcelona, Spain

Spouse: Blanche (Blanca) of Navarre, b. aft. 1133 in Pamplona, Navarre, Spain, d. 12 August 1156

Father: Garcia Ramirez VII of Navarre, b. ca. 1099 in Navarre, Spain, d. 21 November 1150 in Navarre, Spain, He became King of Navarre, 1134 in Navarre, Spain
Mother: Marguerite de l'Aigle
Married 4 February 1151 in Catahorra, Logrono, Spain.

Children:

  1. Alfonso VIII "the Noble", King of Castile, b. 11 November 1155 in Soria, Castile, Spain, m. Eleanor, Princess of England, 22 September 1177 in Burgos, Castile, Spain, d. 5 October 1214 in Gutierre Munoz, Avila, Castile, Spain, He became King of Castile, 1158 in Castile, Spain