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King Alfonso VI of León and Castile and Wives

Alfonso VI (c. 1040/1041 – 1 July 1109), nicknamed the Brave (El Bravo) or the Valiant, was king of León (1065–1109), Galicia (1071–1109), and Castile (1072–1109).

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After the conquest of Toledo in 1085, Alfonso proclaimed himself victoriosissimo rege in Toleto, et in Hispania et Gallecia (most victorious king of Toledo, and of Hispania and Galicia). This conquest, along with El Cid's taking of Valencia would greatly expand the territory and influence of the Leonese/Castilian realm, but also provoked an Almoravid invasion that Alfonso would spend the remainder of his reign resisting. The Leonese and Castilian armies suffered defeats in battles at Sagrajas (1086) and Uclés (1108), in the latter of which his only son and heir, Sancho Alfónsez, died, and Valencia was abandoned but Toledo remained part of an expanded realm that he passed to his daughter.
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https://dbe.rah.es/biografias/6373/alfonso-vi

Agnes of Aquitaine, Queen of León and Castile
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_...3n_and_Castile

https://dbe.rah.es/biografias/12803/ines-de-aquitania

Constance of Burgundy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_of_Burgundy

https://dbe.rah.es/biografias/4819/constanza-de-borgona

Berta
https://dbe.rah.es/biografias/29386/berta

Isabel "Zaida" of Seville
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zaida_of_Seville

https://dbe.rah.es/biografias/29387/isabel-ii

Beatriz
https://dbe.rah.es/biografias/29388/beatriz
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Stained glass window in The Alcazar of King Alfonso VI of Leon
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