11819394. King Fernando III & 11819395. Jeanne de Dammartin
i. Alphonse X, born 11/23/1221 in
Alphonse known as a patron of Muslim scholars.
1246, Alphonse, fighting the Moors, captured the town of Cadiz.
12/1/1249, Alfonso married Violante, d/o King James I of Aragon.
1252, Alfonso became king on the death of his father.
1253-54, Alfonso fought with King Henry III over rights to Portugal.
8/29/1254 at Bordeaux, France, Mandate … as it was provided by the peace between the king [Henry III] and the King of Castile, that all prisoners taken in this war of the king in Gascony should be released on both sides. (S) CPRs.
1257, Alfonso elected King of the Germans [as was Richard, s/o King John of England, who was crowned by the pope.]
1276, French invasion of Castile.
1282, Alfonso deposed.
4/4/1284, Alfonso died.
Children of Fernando and Jeanne:
i. Queen Leonor of Castile (5909697), born 1241 in Castile.