Sancha of Castile, Queen of Navarre

Sancha of Castile
Queen consort of Navarre
Reign 1157–1179
Born c.1139
Died 1179
Burial Pamplona Cathedral
Spouse Sancho VI, King of Navarre
Issue Berengaria of Navarre, Queen of England
Sancho VII of Navarre
Blanche of Navarre, Countess of Champagne
House Ivrea
Father Alfonso VII of León and Castile
Mother Berenguela of Barcelona
Religion Roman Catholicism

Sancha of Castile (c.1139–1179) was daughter of Alfonso VII of León and Castile and his first wife Berengaria of Barcelona.[1] Sancha was the fifth child of seven born to her parents.

In 1157, Sancha married Sancho VI of Navarre.[2] He is responsible for bringing his kingdom into the political orbit of Europe.

Sancho and Sancha's children were:

Sancha was buried in Pamplona.

Family tree

16. Reginald I, Count of Burgundy
8. William I, Count of Burgundy
17. Alice of Normandy
4. Raymond of Burgundy
9. Stephanie
2. Alfonso VII of León and Castile
20. Ferdinand I of León and Castile
10. Alfonso VI of León and Castile
21. Sancha of León
5. Urraca of León and Castile
22. Robert I, Duke of Burgundy
11. Constance of Burgundy
23. Hélie of Sémur
1. Sancha of Castile
24. Ramon Berenguer I, Count of Barcelona
12. Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona
25. Almodis de La Marche
6. Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona
26. Robert Guiscard, Duke of Apulia
13. Maud of Apulia
27. Sikelgaita of Salerno
3. Berengaria of Barcelona
28. Berenguer II, Viscount of Rodés
14. Gilbert I, Count of Gévaudan
29. Adela, Viscountess of Carlat
7. Douce I, Countess of Provence
30. Geoffrey I, Count of Provence
15. Gerberga, Countess of Provence
31. Stephanie-Douce de Marseille


Sancha of Castile, Queen of Navarre
Born: c.1139 Died: 1179
Preceded by
Urraca of Castile
Queen consort of Navarre
Succeeded by
Constance of Toulouse
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