Southern Anthology

Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Constanza de Castilla, Queen consort of France[1]

Female 1138 - 1160  (~ 22 years)


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  • Name Constanza de Castilla 
    Suffix Queen consort of France 
    Born ca. 1138 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Oct 1160  [2
    Buried Saint-Denis Basilica, Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Childbirth 
    Person ID I13337  Dickinson
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2017 

    Father Alfonso VII de Castilla y León, King of Castile, León and Toledo,   b. 1 Mar 1105, Caldas de Reis Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1157, Fresneda, Asturias, Asturias, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Berenguela de Barcelona, Queen consort of Castile and León,   b. ca. 1116,   d. Jan 1149, Palencia, Castilla-Leon, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Nov 1128  Saldaña, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louis VII, King of the Franks,   b. 1120, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1180, Saint-Pont, Allier Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 1154  Cathedral of Sainte Croix, Orléans Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Marguerite de France, Ctss de Vexin,   b. ca. 1157,   d. 1197, Acre, Israel Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Alix de France, Countess Ponthieu,   b. 4 Oct 1160,   d. After Jan 1213  (Age 52 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F4006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Cause: Childbirth - - Saint-Denis Basilica, Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S336470] Wikipedia, (Online: https://en.wikipedia.org), "Constance of Castile", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_of_Castile.
      "Constance of Castile (c 1140 - 4 October 1160) was Queen of France as the second wife of Louis VII, who married her following the annulment of his marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine. She was a daughter of Alfonso VII of León and Berengaria of Barcelona, but her year of birth is not certainly known."

    2. [S422] Richard I (English Monarchs Series), John Gillingham, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999), 26.

    3. [S336465] Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life, Alison Weir, (New York: Ballantine iBook, 2008), 140-141.