Elvira of Castile, Queen of León
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For other people of the same name, see Elvira of Castile.
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|Elvira García of Castile|
|Spouse||Bermudo II of León|
|Father||García Fernández of Castile|
|Mother||Ava of Ribagorza|
After the death of her husband in 999, she shared the regency for her son with count Menendo González until 1007, when she retired and became a nun.
One of her daughters-in-law was also called Elvira.
|Family tree of Elvira of León|
- " Women in power 750-1000" from Guide2womenleaders.com, last accessed January 15, 2007
- Fernández del Pozo, José María (1999). Reyes de León: Alfonso V (999-1028) - Vermudo III (1028-1037). Burgos: La Olmeda, S.L.. ISBN 84-89915-07-5.