Battle of Rueda
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|Battle of Rueda|
|Part of the Reconquista|
Ramiro III of León who abdicated the throne after the disastrous loss at Rueda.
| Kingdom of León
County of Castile
Kingdom of Navarre
|Caliphate of Córdoba|
|Commanders and leaders|
| Ramiro III of León
García Fernández of Castile
Sancho II of Pamplona
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|History of Spain|
The Battle of Rueda (981) was a battle of the Spanish Reconquista that took place near the town of Rueda, Valladolid, Roa, Spain between the Muslim forces of Al-Andalus, commanded by Almanzor, and the combined forces of the Christian kingdoms of Leon and Navarre, plus the County of Castile, led by King Ramiro III of Leon, García Fernández of Castile and Sancho II of Pamplona. The battle ended in a disastrous defeat for the Christian kingdoms and resulted in the rebellion of the Galician nobles and the eventual abdication of King Ramiro III in favor of Bermudo II of León.
The battle took place about 32 kilometers south west of Valladolid. The battle followed a similar defeat at the Battle of Torrevicente.
- Rueda según Reinhart Dozy o Roa según Ruiz Asencio [Gonzalo Martínez DiezEl Condado de Castilla (711–1038): la historia frente a la leyenda. Valladolid, 2005. 2v. ISBN 9788497182751
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