Alfonso X of Castile - Espana Mudejar
Imagenes de Zaragoza y Toleod con musica atribuida a Alfonso X el Sabio (Cantigas de Santa Maria) interpretada por la Boston Camerata (Joel Cohen) y la Schol...
Pedro Ponce de Cabrera
Pedro Ponce de Cabrera (died 1248/1254), was a magnate from the Kingdom of León, son of Ponce Vela de Cabrera and his wife Teresa Rodríguez Girón, daughter of Rodrigo Gutiérrez Girón and his first wi...
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Sancho IV of Castile
Sancho IV the Brave (12 May 1258 – 25 April 1295) was the King of Castile, León and Galicia from 1284 to his death. He was the second son of Alfonso X and Yolanda, daughter of James I of Aragon....
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Bernardus Compostellanus Junior
Bernard of Compostella (Bernardus Compostellanus Junior or Modernus) lived in the middle of the thirteenth century, called Compostellanus from the fact that he possessed an ecclesiastical benefice in ...
Blanche of Navarre, Countess of Champagne
Blanche of Navarre (?–1229) was Countess of Champagne, then Regent of Champagne, and finally also regent of her native kingdom of Navarre.She was the youngest daughter of Sancho VI of Navarre and Sanc...
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Gonzalo Rodríguez Girón
Gonzalo Rodríguez Girón (c. 1160–1231), also known as Gonzalo Ruiz Girón, firstborn son of Rodrigo Gutiérrez Girón and María de Guzmán, was one of Castile's wealthiest and most powerful nobles. He was...
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Munio of Zamora
Munio of Zamora, O.P., (1237 – 19 February 1300) was a Spanish Dominican friar who became the seventh Master General of the Dominican Order in 1285, and later a bishop.
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Literature of Alfonso X
Alfonso X of Castile, also known as Alfonso the Learned, ruled from 1252 until 1284. One of Alfonso’s goals for his kingdom was to lift Spain out of the Dark Ages by producing a united, educated, art...
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Juana Núñez de Lara
Juana Núñez de Lara (1286–1351) was a daughter of Juan Núñez de Lara the Fat and his wife Teresa Díaz II de Haro of the lordship of Biscay. Juana is also known as la Palomilla or Lady of Lara.
Jua...
Rodrigo Íñiguez
Rodrigo Íñiguez was a Spanish noble and the fifteenth Grand Master of the Order of Santiago. His office lasted from 1237 to 1242 when he was succeeded by Paio Peres Correia. Before becoming the Grand...
Juan Blázquez de Cáceres
Juan Blázquez de Cáceres, the Conqueror of Cáceres, was a Spanish soldier and nobleman.
Juan Blázquez de Cáceres was born in Ávila and was at the Conquest of Cáceres, on April 23, 1229, from which...
Pedro Fernández de Castro (nobleman)
Pedro Fernández de Castro (c.1290 – Algeciras, 1342), nicknamed el de la Guerra ('of the War'), was a powerful Galician noble and military figure of the House of Castro, descended by illegitimate line...
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Siete Partidas
The Siete Partidas ([ˈsjete parˈtiðas], "Seven-Part Code") or simply Partidas was a Castilian statutory code first compiled during the reign of Alfonso X of Castile (1252–1284), with the intent of est...
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Pedro Manrique de Lara
Pedro Manrique de Lara (died January 1202), commonly called Pedro de Molina and usually known in French sources as Pierre de Lara, was a Castilian nobleman and military leader of the House of Lara. Al...
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Cerverí de Girona
Cerverí de Girona ([sərβəˈɾi ðə ʒiˈɾonə]) (fl. 1259–1285) was a Catalan troubadour born Guillem de Cervera in Girona. He was the most prolific troubadour, leaving behind some 114 lyric poems amo...
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Guerau IV de Cabrera
Guerau IV de Cabrera was a claimant to the County of Urgel during the time that James I of Aragon was King of Aragon.In 1208 with the death of Armengol VIII Guerau claimed that Armengol's daughter, Au...
Sancho of Castile (bishop)
Infante Sancho of Castile (1233-27 October 1261) was Archbishop of Toledo and Chancellor of Castile from 1259 until his death.
Sancho was the seventh child and sixth son of King Ferdinand III of C...
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Teresa Díaz II de Haro
Teresa Díaz de Haro (born before 1254) was a Spanish noble woman and a lady of Biscay, and one of five children of Diego López III de Haro, the Lord of Biscay, and Constanza de Bearne. Her maternal gr...
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Bernardus Compostellanus Antiquus
Bernard of Compostella the Older (Bernardus Compostellanus Antiquus)was a canonist of the early thirteenth century, a native of Compostela in Spain. He is called Antiquus to distinguish him from Berna...
Rodrigo de Cerrato
Rodrigo de Cerrato or Rodrigo Cerratense, Rodrigo Manuel Cerratense or de Cerrato or El Cerratense (*Calzada de Calatrava, Ciudad Real, before 1259 – after 1276) was a Castilian historian and ha...
Bahiel ben Moses
Bahiel ben Moses was a Jewish physician of the thirteenth century. He was court physician to King James I of Aragon, and in that capacity was present at the conquest of Majorca, where he rendered valu...
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Berengaria of Castile
Berengaria (Castilian: Berenguela) (1179 or 1180 – 8 November 1246) was Queen of Castile in 1217 and Queen consort of León from 1197 to 1204. As the eldest child and heir presumptive of Alfonso VIII ...
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Arnau of Peralta
Arnau of Peralta (died 1271) was the Bishop of Valencia from 1243 until 1248 and Bishop of Zaragoza from then on until his death.Of Aragonese origin, Arnau was appointed Bishop of Valencia in 1243. He...
Abraham of Aragon
Abraham of Aragon was a Jewish physician specializing in diseases of the eye who flourished in the middle of the thirteenth century CE. Shortly after the Council of Béziers, in 1246 had forbidden Jewi...
María de Molina
María Alfonso Téllez de Menezes (c. 1265 – 1321), known as María de Molina, was the wife of Sancho IV of Castile. She was queen consort of Castile and León from 1284 to 1295, and served as regent for ...
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Guillén Pérez de Guzmán
Guillén Pérez de Guzmán (ca. 1180–1233), a member of the House of Guzmán, one of the most aristocratic of the Kingdom of Castile, was the maternal grandfather of Queen Beatrice of Castile, Queen Cons...
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Urraca of Castile, Queen of Portugal
Urraca of Castile (1186/28 May 1187 – 3 November 1220) was a daughter of Alfonso VIII of Castile and Leonor of England. Her maternal grandparents were Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitain...
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Zerahiah ben Shealtiel Ḥen
Zerahiah ben Shealtiel Ḥen, also called Zerahiah ben Shealtiel Gracian (fl. 1270-1290s) was a Spanish Jewish physician, philosopher, translator, and Hebraist. He flourished about the end of the thirte...
Garci López de Padilla
Garci López de Padilla was a Spanish noble of the House of Padilla. He was the fifteenth Grand Master of the Order of Calatrava from 1296 - 1322. He is best known for his command of the Castilian fo...