Kingdom of Asturias
The Kingdom of Asturias (Latin: Regnum Asturorum) was a kingdom in the Iberian Peninsula founded in 718 by Visigothic nobleman Pelagius of Asturias (Spanish: Pelayo). It was the first Christia...
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Kingdom of Asturias - Asturian Pre-Romanesque ♱ Prerrománico Asturiano
Pre-Romanesque architecture in Asturias is framed between the years 711 and 910, the period of the rise, extension and disappearance of the kingdom of Asturias.
Battle of the Bridge of Cornellana
The Battle of the Bridge of Cornellana occurred in 842 between the forces of Nepocian, who had been elected by the nobility to succeed Alfonso II of Asturias, and Ramiro, a kinsman of the dead king. ...
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La Cava Bible
The La Cava Bible or Codex Cavensis (Cava de' Tirreni, Biblioteca della Badia, Ms. memb. I) is a 9th-century Latin illuminated Bible, which was produced in Spain, probably in the Kingdom of Asturias d...
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List of Asturian monarchs
This is a list of the rulers of the Kingdom of Asturias, which was a Kingdom in the Iberian peninsula. During the reign of Ordoño I, the kingdom of Asturias progressively came to be known as the Kingd...
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Alfonso II of Asturias
Alfonso II (759 – 20 March 842), called the Chaste, was the king of Asturias from 791 to his death, the son of Fruela I and the Basque Munia.
He was born in Oviedo in 759 or 760. He was put under ...
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Ramiro I of Asturias
Ramiro I (c. 790 – 1 February 850) was King of Asturias from 842 until his death. He was son of King Bermudo I, and became king after a struggle for succession that followed the death of Alfonso ...
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Mauregatus of Asturias
Mauregatus the Usurper (Spanish: Mauregato) was the king of Asturias from 783 to 788 or 789. He was an illegitimate son of Alfonso I, supposedly by a Moorish serf. He usurped the throne on the dea...
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Nepotian of Asturias
Nepotian or Nepocian (from Latin Nepotianus, now Spanish Nepociano) was a Visigothic count elected in 842 to succeed Alfonso II as King of Asturias. Later sources make him Alfonso's brother-in-law, bu...
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Battle of the Burbia River
The Battle of Río Burbia or the Battle of the Burbia River was a battle fought in the year 791 between the troops of the Kingdom of Asturias, commanded by King Bermudo I of Asturias, and the troops of...
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Fruela II of Asturias
Fruela II (Froila II) (c. 875–July 925) was the King of Asturias from the death of his father, Alfonso III of Asturias, in 910 to his own death. When his father died, the kingdom was divided, with the...
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Pelagius of Asturias
Pelagius (Spanish: Pelayo; c. 685 – 737) was a Visigothic nobleman who founded the Kingdom of Asturias, ruling it from 718 until his death. Through his victory at the Battle of Covadonga, he is cr...
Ordoño I of Asturias
Ordoño I (c. 821 – 27 May 866) was King of Asturias from 850 until his death.
He was born in Oviedo, where he spent his early life in the court of Alfonso II. He was probably associated with the c...
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Battle of Lutos
The Battle of Lutos occurred in the year 794 when the Emir of Cordoba, Hisham I of Córdoba sent military incursions against the Kingdom of Asturias under the command of the brothers Abd al-Karim ibn A...
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Nómina Leonesa
The Nómina Leonesa or Nomina regum catolicorum Legionensium is a medieval catalog of the Kings of Asturias and León from Pelagius of Asturias to Ramiro II of León, included in the manuscript of the Al...
Bermudo I of Asturias
Bermudo I (also Vermudo or Veremund), called the Deacon or the Monk (c. 750 – 797), was the King of Asturias from 788 or 789 until his abdication in 791. He was a son of Fruela of Cantabria, a nephew ...
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Fruela I of Asturias
Fruela I (or Froila I), (c. 722 – 14 January 768) called the Cruel, was the King of Asturias from 757 until his death, when he was assassinated. He was the eldest son of Alfonso I and continued the wo...
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Aurelius of Asturias
Aurelius (Spanish: Aurelio) (c. 740 – 774) was the King of Asturias from 768 to his death. Born in León, he was the son of Fruela of Cantabria (son of Peter of Cantabria); nephew of Alfonso ...
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Alfonso III of Asturias
Alfonso III (c. 848 – December 910), called the Great, was the king of León, Galicia and Asturias from 866 until his death. He was the son and successor of Ordoño I. In later sources he is the earlies...
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Silo of Asturias
Silo (died 783) was the king of Asturias from 774 to 783, succeeding Aurelius. He came to the throne upon his marriage to Adosinda, daughter of Alfonso I ("Alfonso the Catholic"). He moved the capital...
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Favila of Asturias
Fafila, Favila, or Favilac (died 739) was the second King of Asturias from 737 until his death. He was the only son and successor of Pelagius, the first Asturian monarch, and was named after his pater...
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Alfonso I of Asturias
Alfonso I of Asturias, called the Catholic (el Católico), (c. 693 – 757) was the third King of Asturias, reigning from 739 to his death in 757. His reign saw an extension of the Christian domain of A...
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Alfonso Fróilaz
Alfonso Fróilaz, called the Hunchback or, in Spanish, el Jorobado, was the king of Galicia for a short time, from 925 to 926. He seems to have claimed Asturias and León as well, as the inheritor of F...