Rudolph, Duke of Lorraine
Rudolph (1320 – 26 August 1346), called the Valiant (le Vaillant), was the Duke of Lorraine from 1329 to his death. He was the son and successor of Frederick IV and Elisabeth, daughter of Albert...
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Rodrigo González de Lara
Rodrigo González de Lara (floruit 1078–1143) was a Castilian nobleman of the House of Lara. Early in his career he ruled that half of Asturias allocated to Castile. He was faithful to the crown throug...
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Jean Le Maingre
Jean II Le Maingre (in Old French, Jehan le Meingre), called Boucicaut (August 28, 1366 — June 21, 1421) was marshal of France and a knight renowned for his military skill. He was the son of marshal J...
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Rotrou III, Count of Perche
Rotrou III (bef. 1080 – [20 January/6 May] 1144), called the Great (le Grand), was the Count of Perche and Mortagne from 1099. He was a notable Crusader and a participant in the Reconquista in eastern...
Battle of Bannockburn
3°54′54″W / 56.092°N 3.915°W / 56.092; -3.915The Battle of Bannockburn (Blàr Allt nam Bànag, often mistakenly called Blàr Allt a' Bhonnaich in Scottish Gaelic) (24 June 1314) ...
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Gonçalo (Gonçalves) Pereira
Gonçalo (Gonçalves) Pereira (c.1280–1348), 97th Archbishop of Braga, was a son of Gonçalo Pires Pereira, who held the titles of Count of the Kingdom of Portugal and Knight Commander of the Sovereign M...
Gerald the Fearless
Gerald or Gerard the Fearless (died prob. 1173), known in Portuguese as Geraldo Geraldes Sempavor ("without fear"), was a Portuguese warrior and folk hero of the Reconquista whose theatre of operation...
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Pedro Pitões
Pedro II Pitões (fl. 1147) was the Bishop of Porto at the time of the Second Crusade. In June 1147, he convinced the Flemish, Frisian, Norman, English, and Scottish crusaders that had landed at Porto ...
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Morayma
Maryam bint Ibrahim al-athar (1467–1493) was the last sultana of Granada as the spouse of Muhammad XII of Granada. She has been used as an inspiration by many authors and often portrayed within fictio...
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Fernando Gutiérrez Tello
Fernando Gutiérrez Tello was a Spanish noble in the service of the Kingdom of Castile. He was the archdeacon of the Archdiocese of Seville from 12 April 1304 to 23 April, 1323. He is best known for hi...
Bernard I, Count of Besalú
Bernard I (died 1020), called Taillefer (Bernat Tallaferro), was the Count of Besalú in Catalonia from 988 until his death. He was the eldest son of Oliba Cabreta and Ermengard, and succeeded his fath...
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Treaty of Alcáçovas
The Treaty of Alcáçovas (also known as Treaty or Peace of Alcáçovas-Toledo) was signed on 4 September 1479 between the Catholic Monarchs of Castile and Aragon on one side and Afonso V and his son, Pri...
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Otto de Bonvillano
Otto de Bonvillano (Italian: Ottone di Bonvillano) was a citizen of the Republic of Genoa and a count in the Kingdom of Castile–León. The principal source for his life and activities is Cafarus’ Y...
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Martim Moniz
Martim Moniz (died 1147) was a Portuguese knight of noble birth, and famous figure in the Siege of Lisbon in 1147.According to the legend, Martim Moniz was a knight participating in the Christian inva...
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Afonso II of Portugal
Afonso II ([ɐˈfõsu]; English: Alphonzo), or Affonso (Archaic Portuguese), Alfonso or Alphonso (Portuguese-Galician) or Alphonsus (Latin version), nicknamed "the Fat" (Portuguese o Gordo), King of Port...
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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...
Reverter de La Guardia
Reverter I de La Guardia (?-1142 or 1144), viscount of Barcelona, was a Catalan adventurer and military leader who defended the Almoravid caliphate in North Africa against the Almohad onslaught.He was...
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Sancho I of Portugal
Sancho I ([ˈsɐ̃ʃu]), nicknamed "the Populator" (Portuguese: "o Povoador"), King of Portugal (11 November 1154 – 26 March 1212) was the second but only surviving legitimate son and fourth child of ...
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William I, Count of Holland
William I (c. 1167, The Hague – 4 February 1222), Count of Holland from 1203 to 1222. He was the younger son of Floris III and Ada of Huntingdon.
William was raised in Scotland. He started a...
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Afonso III of Portugal
Afonso III ([ɐˈfõsu]; rare English alternatives: Alphonzo or Alphonse), or Affonso (Archaic Portuguese), Alfonso or Alphonso (Portuguese-Galician) or Alphonsus (Latin), the Bolognian (Port. o Bolonhê...
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Suero Vermúdez
Suero Vermúdez (or Bermúdez) (died 12 August 1138) was an Asturian nobleman, extensive landowner, patron of churches, territorial governor, and military leader. He was an important man in León and Cas...
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Abd al-Malik Abd al-Wahid
Abd al-Malik Abd al-Wahid (died 1339) (also known as Abomelique or Abu Malik) was a son of the Marinid sultan of Morocco, Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Othman. Although he had lost an eye, Malik was a capable ...
Álvaro Rodríguez
Álvaro Rodríguez (fl. 1129–1166, died January 1167) was a Galician magnate during the reigns of Alfonso VII and Ferdinand II. Álvaro was the son of Rodrigo Vélaz and Urraca Álvarez, perhaps a daughter...
Lope Íñiguez
Lope Íñiguez (c. 1050 – 1093) succeeded his father Íñigo López to become the second Lord of Biscay in 1076. Íñigo died shortly after the assassination of his overlord Sancho IV of Navarre and the subs...
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Rodrigo Gómez
Rodrigo Gómez (died 1146) was a Castilian nobleman and military leader under Alfonso VII. He governed large parts of Asturias and northern Castile, was involved in the politics with neighbouring Navar...
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Raymond of Fitero
Saint Raymond of Fitero (also known as Ramon Sierra, Spanish: San Raimundo de Fitero) (*? - †Ciruelos, 1163) was a monk, abbot, and founder of the Order of Calatrava.
His birthplace is unknown...
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Ferdinand of Castile (died 1211)
Ferdinand (1189 – 14 October 1211) was an infante (royal prince), the second son and heir apparent of Alfonso VIII of Castile by his wife, Eleanor of England. He died unmarried at the age of 22 before...
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Philip III of Navarre
Philip III (27 March 1306 – 16 September 1343), called the Noble (el Noble) or the Wise, Count of Évreux (1319–1343) and King of Navarre (1328–1343), was the second son of Louis of Évreux and Margaret...
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Gualdim Pais
Dom Gualdim Pais (1118 – 13 October 1195), a Portuguese crusader, Templar and Knight in the service of Afonso Henriques of Portugal, was the founder of the city of Tomar.
Gualdim Pais was born in ...
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