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  Petronila of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Petronila of Aragon (1135- October 17 1174, Barcelona) was the daughter of King Ramiro II of Aragon and Agnes of Poitiers, a.k.a.
Upon his death in 1164 Petronila renounced the crown of Aragon in favour of her eldest son Ramon, who, in compliment to the Aragonese, changed his name to Alfonso.
Alfonso II of Aragon, I of Barcelona was the first ruler of both Aragon and Catalonia.
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 Petronila of Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Petronila of Aragon (1135 October 17, 1174, Barcelona) was the daughter of King Ramiro II of Aragon and Agnes of Poitiers, a.k.a.
King Ramiro the Monk, as he is known, married Agnes of Poitiers, produced an heiress, Petronila, bethrothed her (aged two) to Ramon Berenguer IV of Catalonia, abdicated in her favour and returned to monastic life.
Upon his death Petronila renounced the crown of Aragon in favour of her eldest son Ramon, who, in compliment to the Aragonese, changed his name to Alfonso.
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 Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aragon (Spanish and Aragonese: Aragón; Catalan: Aragó) is an autonomous community of north-eastern Spain.
Aragon is bounded on the north by France, on the east by Catalonia, on the south by Valencia, and on the west by Castile-La Mancha, Castile-Leon, La Rioja, and Navarre (Spanish: Navarra).
Aragón was also the name of the crown, because of the dynastic union of a Count of Barcelona (Ramon Berenguer IV) with a Queen of Aragón (Petronila of Aragon), their son inheriting all their respective territories.
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 Raul N. Longoria's Genealogy Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Parents: Alphonso II the Chaste (KING OF ARAGON) and Sancha of Castile (Infanta of Castile).
Petronila She was the natural daughter of Joseph de la Garza and an "India borrada basal".
She was married to Alphonso II the Chaste (KING OF ARAGON) on Jan 18 1174.
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 Ramiro II of Aragon
Ramiro II of Aragon 'the Monk' (1075-1154), king of Aragon 1134-1137).
Ramiro II was elected bishop of Barbastro[?], and became king of Aragon in 1134 after the death of his brother Alfonso I of Aragon 'the Battler'.
He married Agnes of Poitiers[?] and abdicated in favour of his baby daughter Petronila of Aragon[?] in 1137, after marrying her to Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona[?].
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 31st Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ramón Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona and Ruling Prince of Aragon "The Holy" was born circa 1113 and married 11 Aug 1137.
In the course of their negotiations, he was promised the hand of the Aragonese king Ramiro II's daughter and heir, Petronila (Peronella); they were married on August 11, 1137, and a few months later on November 13, Ramiro II abdicated in favor of his daughter and son-in-law.
Petronila de Aragon, Queen of Aragon was born circa 1136 in Aragon, Spain and married 11 Aug 1137.
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 Aragonese Empire biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From 1035 until 1479 Aragon was the name of an independent kingdom ruling not only the present administrative region called Aragon, but also from 1137 Catalonia, and later the Balearic Islands, the Valencia, Sicily, Naples and Sardinia.
The union of the two territories of Catalonia and Aragon was caused by the marriage of Ramon Berenguer IV and Petronila of Aragon.
Later the king Ferdinand II of Aragon recovered the northern catalan counties and married queen Isabella I of Castile in 1479.
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 Alfonso II of Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born Ramon Berenguer, he ascended the united thrones of Aragon (1164) and Barcelona (1162) as Alfonso, changing his name in compliment to the Aragonese, to honor King Alfonso I of Aragon.
Apart from common interests, kings of Aragon and Castile were united by a formal bond of vassalage the former owed to the latter.
Alfonso's involvement in the affairs of Languedoc, which will cost the life of his successor, Peter II of Aragon, for the moment proved highly beneficial, strengthening Catalonian trade and stimulating emigration from the north to colonise the newly reconquered lands in Aragon.
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 30th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Petronila de Aragon, Queen of Aragon was born circa 1135 in Aragon, Spain and married 11 Aug 1137.
BIOGRAPHY: Petronila of Aragon was the daughter of King Ramiro II of Aragon and Agnes of Poitiers, a.k.a.
King Ramiro the Monk, as he is known, married Agnes of Poitiers, produced an heiress, Petronila, betrothed her (aged two) to Ramon Berenguer IV of Catalonia, abdicated in her favor and returned to monastic life.
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 Catalonia
Catalonia was formerly a principality of the crown of Aragon, and it has played an important role in the history of the Iberian Peninsula.
The autonomous community of Catalonia occupies a triangular area in the northeastern corner of Spain and is bordered by France and Andorra in the north, Aragon in the west, Valencia in the south, and the Mediterranean Sea in the east.
From 1137, when Count Ramon Berenguer IV of Barcelona was betrothed to Petronila, queen of Aragon, Catalonia and Aragon were united under the same ruler.
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 Encyclopedia: Petronila of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Alfonso I of Aragon the Battler (circa 1073-1134, king of Aragon and Navarre 1104-1134).
Garcia Ramirez was Lord of Monzon, and in 1134 became King of Navarre.
Alfonso II of Aragon (Alfons I of Provence and Barcelona, 1152-1196), known as the Chaste or the Troubadour was king of Aragon and count of Barcelona from 1162 to 1196.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Petronila-of-Aragon   (809 words)

  
 Aragon - IBWiki
King Ferdinand V of Aragon, Sicily and Naples tried to solidify the Iberian Peninsula in 1469 through his bid to marry Isabella of Castilla-León, but the highly independent queen refused to marry and surrender her rule, and the two Kingdoms remained divided.
The union of the two territories of Catalonia and Aragon was caused by the marriage of Ramon_Berenguer_IV,_Count_of_Barcelona and Petronila of Aragon, later Queen of Aragon.
Later the king Ferdinand II of Aragon recovered the northern catalan counties and married Isabella, syster of the king of Castile in 1479.
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 Christian Rulers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was a Basque land bounded in the west by Castile and in the east by Aragon and Sobrarbe.
King of Aragon, Jaime I the Conqueror gave as heritance to his second son, Jaime, the recently conquered to muslims Balearic islands, Sardinia, Roselló and Montpellier, with the name of Kingdom of Majorca.
The Kingdom of Majorca was at constant strife with its former parent Aragon, till Pedro IV the Ceremonious of Aragon conquered the kingdom and annexed it again to Aragon after the Battle of Lluchmajor (1349) in which Jaime III the Unfortunate of Majorca died.
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 Aragon -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Its capital is (An ancient city in northeastern Spain; formerly the capital of Aragon) Zaragoza.
In addition to its three provinces, Aragon is subdivided into 33 (Click link for more info and facts about comarcas) comarcas (counties).
Aragon is also the name of a commune in the (Click link for more info and facts about Aude) Aude (Click link for more info and facts about département) département, in (A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe) France
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 Ancestry Message Boards - Message [ Ordonez ]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Aragon, which is a region of northeastern Spain in the Iberian peninsula.
In 1137, the regions of Aragon and Catalonia united to form the Crown of Aragon, whose illustrious line of kings led the reconquest of the eastern peninsula from the Muslims.
The Crown of Aragon extended its Mediterranean empire with the recapture of Mallorca in 1229 and Sicily in 1282 and it remained an important power throughout the Middle Ages.
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 Peter II of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Peter II of Aragon (1174 - September 12 1213), surnamed the Catholic, was the king of Aragon (as Pedro II) and count of Barcelona (as Pere I) from 1196 to 1213.
He was the son of Alfonso II of Aragon and Sancha of Castile.
In 1205 he acknowledged the feudal supremacy of the Papacy and was crowned in Rome by Pope Innocent III, swearing to defend the Catholic faith (hence his surname, "the Catholic").
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 ARAGON FACTS AND INFORMATION
In addition to Spanish, there is an original Aragonese_language, still spoken in some valleys of the Pyrenees, which is different from the Aragonese_dialect of Castilian Spanish_language.
The dynastic union of Castile and Aragon in 1479, when Ferdinand_II_of_Aragon wed Isabella_I_of_Castile, led to the formal creation of Spain as a single entity in 1516.
Aragon is also the name of a commune in the Aude ''département'', in France
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Aragon (Spanish: Aragón; Aragonese language: Aragón; Catalan: Aragó) is an autonomous community of north-eastern Spain.
Aragón was also the name of a crown, because of the dynastical union of a Count of Barcelona (Ramon Berenguer IV) with a Queen of Aragón (Petronila of Aragon), their son inheriting all territories.
The real centre of this kingdom was Barcelona, since it had a seaport and was near the geographical centre of the Crown of Aragon, while Valencia was the most important seaport for trade until S.XVIII (approx.).
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 The danish and brazilian branches of the de la Mare family - pafg40 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Ramon Berenguer IV of Aragon Count of Barcelona was born in 1113 in Barcelona, Spain.
He married Petronila I of Aragon Queen of Aragon in 1151 in Huesca, Spain.
Petronila I of Aragon Queen of Aragon was born about 1136 in Huesca, Spain.
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 The Bailey Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Constanza Princess Of ARAGON VALENCIA AND MAJORCA was born in 1239 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
Isabelle Princess Of ARAGON was born in 1247 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
Sancha Princess Of ARAGON was born in 1205 in Montpellier, Herault, France.
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 History
Once this territory was divided into counties, Borrell the 2nd (950-992) separated it "de facto" from the Frank empire, and consequently, Barcelona became the capital of an independent state in 988.
The marriage of Ramón Berenguer the 4th and Petronila, queen of Aragón, brought about the union of Catalonia and the kingdom of Aragón, starting a period of expansion and the conquest of territories, in what is now the south of France.
Jaume I "The Conqueror" (1213-1276) changed the direction of the expansion towards the Mediterranean, absorbing the island of Mallorca, Ibiza and territories of the Kingdom of Valencia; Barcelona also expanded and a second fortified wall was constructed.
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 Petronila of Aragon -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1134, when his brother (Click link for more info and facts about Alfonso I of Aragon) Alfonso I of Aragon died heirless, Ramiro was bishop of Barbastro-Roda.
King Ramiro the Monk, as he is known, married Agnes of Poitiers, produced an heiress, Petronila, bethrothed her (aged two) to (Click link for more info and facts about Ramon Berenguer IV of Catalonia) Ramon Berenguer IV of Catalonia, abdicated in her favour and returned to monastic life.
While he was alive, they nominally ruled their possessions separately, although the count had the final say over both Aragon and (A region of northeastern Spain) Catalonia.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This state is referred to as the Crown of Aragon, as opposed to the Kingdom of Aragon (i.e.
1479 1516 Ferdinand II of Aragon and Sicily (III of Naples, V of Spain) the Catholic, married Isabella I of Castile, invaded Navarre
1463 1466 Peter V of Aragon (IV of Barcelona), Connêtable of Portugal, son of Pedro, Duke of Coimbra and grand-son of John I of Portugal
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Already in control of the counties of Aragon, Sobrarbe, and Ribagorza, and including Count Berenguer Ramon I of Barcelona (b 1008, r 1018-35) among his vassals, Sancho III continued his aggrandizement by overrunning the county of Castile and challenging Bermudo III of León (1028-37).
Petronila was betrothed in 1137 to Count Ramon Berenguer IV Prince of Aragon (b 1113) of Barcelona (c 1131-62), who assumed responsibility for the governance of the kingdom.
Alfonso II "the Chaste" King of Aragon (b 1157, c 1162-96), the child of this marriage, united in his person the kingdom of Aragon and the county of Barcelona.
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 Martin I of Aragon -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He was second son of King (Click link for more info and facts about Peter IV of Aragon) Peter IV of Aragon and Leonora of Trinacria, princess of that cadet royal Aragonese branch.
Martin I of Aragon became also the King of Sicily (as Martin II) after the 1409 death of his son, (Click link for more info and facts about Martin I of Sicily) Martin I of Sicily, widower of (Click link for more info and facts about Mary of Sicily) Mary of Sicily.
After the death of his legitimate children, King Martin appointed Jaime of Urgel, the closest legitimate (One related on the father's side) agnate of the Royal House of Aragon (his first cousin's son), as Governor General of all the kingdoms of Aragon, which position belonged traditionally to the heir presumptive.
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 LA DAMA DEL OLIVAR
Guillén, although promised to Petronila, seizes Laurencia in the presence of Petronila and the shepherds and with the help of Gallardo carries her off to rape her.
When he returns to the olive grove to tell the Virgin of their disbelief, she turns his head around on his body as a sign to the others that what he is saying is true.
Guillén promises to reform, to marry Petronila and to be a faithful husband to her.
www.trinity.edu /org/comedia/chittenden/DamaOl.html   (1024 words)

  
 Order of Mercy
James II of Aragon, in a document dated August 1318, attests to the existence of this monastery as a work accomplished by the generosity of Wilfred.
At the age of twenty-four, the eleventh of August 1137, in Barbastro, he married Petronila of Aragon, daughter of Ramiro of Monaco and heir of the throne.
James I of Aragon (the Conqueror), the great grandson of King Raymond Berenquer IV and Queen Petronila, consented to the foundation of the Order of Mercy by Saint Peter Nolasco.
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