Ramiro Sánchez, Lord of Monzón

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Ramiro Sánchez, Lord of Monzón
Spouse(s) Cristina Rodríguez
Noble family House of Jiménez
Father Sancho Garcés, Lord of Uncastillo
Mother Constance
Born 1070
Died 1116

Ramiro Sánchez of Monzón (1070–1116) was a noble kinsman of the kings of Navarre, and lord of the town of Monzón, Spain.

His father was Sancho Garcés, an illegitimate son of king García Sánchez III of Navarre. His mother was Constance, whose parentage has been subject to recent speculation - associated with the lords of Marañon in traditional sources, she has lately been suggested to have been daughter of queen Estefanía, King García's wife, and hence stepsister of her husband.

With the fall of his uncle, king Sancho IV of Navarre, the kingdom was divided between Castile and Aragon, and the royal family parceled out between the two. Ramiro was thus raised at the Aragonese court, and was lord of Monzón, in which we was succeeded by his eldest son, the future king García Ramírez of Navarre.

María and Cristina, daughters of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, beaten and left for dead by their husbands, the lords of Carrión. Cristina was eventually remarried to Ramiro.

Ramiro was married to Cristina Rodríguez, daughter of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar. Their children were:

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