NameAlfonso VIII King Of Castile And Toledo , 25G Grandfather
Birth11 Nov 1155, Soria
Death5 Oct 1214, Gutierre-Munoz
MotherBlanche Of Navarre (>1133-1156)
Spouses
1Eleanor Of England , 25G Grandmother
Birth13 Oct 1162, Domfront Castle, Normandy
Death31 Oct 1214, Burgos, Castile
MotherEleanor Of Aquitaine (~1122-1204)
ChildrenBerengaria Of Castile (~1179-1246)
 Blanche (1188-1252)
Notes for Alfonso VIII King Of Castile And Toledo
King of Castile and King of Toledo from 1158 (age 2) to his death in 1214.
He escaped factions intending to take his throne due to a devoted squire who on the pommel of his saddle took him to a safe stronghold. At age 15 by surprise he was able to recover hi captial Toledo from the Laras. Later he ally the Christian Kingdoms against the Almohads. Later they were able to route the caliph and break the Almohad power.

Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfonso_VIII_of_Castile
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