Elvira Mendes

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Elvira Mendes
Spouse(s) Alfonso V of León
Father Menendo González
Mother Tutadonna
Died 2 December 1022(1022-12-02)

Elvira Mendes, sometimes called Geloria Menéndez (died 2 December 1022), was Queen of León (1008–1022).

She was one of the daughters of count Menendo González, the First Count of Portugal and co-regent of León, descended from the highest nobility of Portugal and Galicia. Mendes married King Alfonso V of León and was the mother of King Bermudo III of León and Queen Sancha of León.