Sancho of Castile (bishop)
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|Sancho of Castile|
|Archbishop of Toledo|
|House||House of Burgundy|
|Father||Ferdinand III of Castile|
|Mother||Elisabeth of Swabia|
|Died||27 October 1261|
Sancho was the seventh child and sixth son of King Ferdinand III of Castile and his first wife, Elisabeth of Swabia. His father had him and his older brother Philip prepared for an ecclesiastical career. Their paternal grandmother, the former Queen Berengaria of Castile, entrusted Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada, Archbishop of Toledo, with their upbringing. The Archbishop sent the infantes to the University of Paros, where they were taught by Albert the Great.
Infante Sancho became Archbishop of Toledo in 1259. He was present at the Cortes of Seville in 1261, but the Infante's entry with archepiscopal cross in December 1260 caused an incident involving him and Raimundo de Losana, Archbishop of Seville. The Archbishop of Seville was offended and considered this a threat to the autonomy of his see. Sancho, however, stated that that was not his intention.
- González Jiménez, Manuel: Alfonso X el Sabio. Barcelona: Editorial Ariel S. A. ISBN 84-344-6758-5.
Sancho of Castile (bishop)Born: 1133 Died: 27 October 1261
Gutierre Ruiz Dolea
|Archbishop of Toledo
Title next held byDomingo Pascual