Sancha of Castile, Queen of Navarre

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Sancha of Castile
Queen consort of Navarre
Reign 1157–1179
Spouse Sancho VI, King of Navarre
Issue Berengaria of Navarre, Queen of England
Sancho VII of Navarre
Blanche of Navarre, Countess of Champagne
Constance
Fernando
Theresa
House Castilian House of Burgundy
Father Alfonso VII of León and Castile
Mother Berenguela of Barcelona
Born c. 1139
Died 1179
Burial Pamplona Cathedral
Religion Roman Catholicism

Sancha of Castile (c. 1139–1179) was daughter of Alfonso VII of León and Castile and his first wife Berengaria of Barcelona.[1] Sancha was the fifth child of seven born to her parents.

In 1157, Sancha married Sancho VI of Navarre.[2] He is responsible for bringing his kingdom into the political orbit of Europe.

Sancho and Sancha had these children:

Sancha was buried in Pamplona.

Family tree[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16. Reginald I, Count of Burgundy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. William I, Count of Burgundy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17. Alice of Normandy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Raymond of Burgundy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Stephanie
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Alfonso VII of León and Castile
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20. Ferdinand I of León and Castile
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. Alfonso VI of León and Castile
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21. Sancha of León
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Urraca of León and Castile
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22. Robert I, Duke of Burgundy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Constance of Burgundy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23. Hélie of Sémur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Sancha of Castile
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24. Ramon Berenguer I, Count of Barcelona
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25. Almodis de La Marche
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
26. Robert Guiscard, Duke of Apulia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. Maud of Apulia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27. Sikelgaita of Salerno
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Berengaria of Barcelona
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28. Berenguer II, Viscount of Rodés
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. Gilbert I, Count of Gévaudan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29. Adela, Viscountess of Carlat
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Douce I, Countess of Provence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30. Geoffrey I, Count of Provence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Gerberga, Countess of Provence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31. Stephanie-Douce de Marseille
 
 
 
 
 
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Infanta doña SANCHA Infanta de Castilla
  2. ^ Family of Sancha
  3. ^ Nobiliario
  4. ^ Women in power. "She was the youngest daughter of Sancho VI of Navarre (who died 1194) and Sancha of Castile."
  5. ^ Family of Theobald
Sancha of Castile, Queen of Navarre
Born: c. 1139 Died: 1179
Preceded by
Urraca of Castile
Queen consort of Navarre
1157–1179
Succeeded by
Constance of Toulouse