Artau I, Count of Pallars Sobirà
Artau I (contemporary Latin: Artallus or Artaldus, Spanish: Artallo or Artaldo) was the Count of Pallars Sobirà from 1049 until his death in or around 1081. His reign was characterised by ceas...
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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...
Cantar de Mio Cid
El Cantar de mio Cid (or El Poema de mio Cid, literally "The Song of my Cid"), also known in English as The Poem of the Cid, is the oldest preserved Castilian epic poem (epopeya). Based on a true sto...
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Fernando Pérez de Traba
Fernando or Fernán Pérez de Traba (c.1090–c.1155), also Fernão Peres de Trava in Portuguese, was a nobleman and count of the then Kingdom of León who for a time held power over all Galicia. He became ...
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Rodrigo Álvarez
Rodrigo Álvarez (Latin: Rudericus Aluari) (died 1187) was a Galician magnate in the Kingdom of León. He founded the Order of Mountjoy in 1174 and affiliated it with the Cistercian Order that he ha...
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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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Rodrigo of Castile
Rodrigo (died 873) was the first count of Castile, governing from about 862 to his death. Some Iberian Muslim writers refer to a brother or brother-in-law of Ordoño I, while others assign the same rol...
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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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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Aixa
Aïcha al-Horra, generally known under her Spanish name Aixa (fl. 1493), was the spouse of Muhammed XI and of Abu l-Hasan Ali, and the mother of Muhammad XII. Aixa was also known by the Muslims as Fati...
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...
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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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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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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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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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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Sancho II of Portugal
Sancho II ([ˈsɐ̃ʃu]), nicknamed "the Pious" (Portuguese: o Piedoso) and "the Caped" or "the Capuched" (Portuguese: o Capelo), King of Portugal (8 September 1209 – 4 January 1248) was King of...
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Centule III, Count of Bigorre
Centule III (died 1185) was the Count of Bigorre from 1163 until his death. He was the eldest son of Beatrice III and Peter I and succeeded his mother in Bigorre on her death.In 1170 he became a vassa...
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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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