Zaida al Mutamid

Zaida al Mutamid

Female 1071 - 1107  (36 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Zaida al Mutamid 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 1071  Denia, Alicante Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Sep 1107 
    Person ID I14644  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 

    Father King Muhammad III (Abu'l-Kasim) al-Mutamid,   b. 1040, Seville, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1095, Aghmat, Morocco Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Family ID F8648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rey Alfonso VI de Castilla y de León, "le Valiant",   b. Jun 1040, Burgos, Burgos, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1109, Toledo Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 1096  Denia, Alicante Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sancho Alfonsez de Castilla,   b. 1098,   d. 30 May 1108  (Age 10 years)
     2. Sancha Alfonsez de Castilla,   b. 1100,   d. 10 May 1125  (Age 25 years)
     3. Elvira Alfonsez de Castilla,   b. Abt 1097,   d. 8 Feb 1136  (Age ~ 39 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F5130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1032-?. Weduwe van prins Al Mamun van Saville, wellicht dochter van Abn-Alheje, koning van Dania en afstammeling van Mohamed "de profeet"..
      Whishaw p. 254-257: "The one undeniable and very important fact which we learn
      from the Chronicle [Cronica General, by Sandoval], is that Alfonso married Motamid's
      daughter Zaida. ... Sandoval ... discusses the date of the marriage, and is inclined to attribute it to the year 1097, because the Infante Sancho, the child of the marriage, was said to have been eleven years old when he met his death at the battle of Ucles. This we know is wrong, for Motamid was deprived of his kingdom and exiled in 1091. But it is quite impossible, on the data given in the Chronicle, to arrive with any certainty at the true date of the marriage. Alfonso was married six times, and the dates have to be deduced from the occasional appearance of the signatures of his wives to various grants and privileges conferred by him. The confusion is increased by the fact that Zaida, on her marriage, was baptised by the name Isabel, and that another of Alfonso's wives was also called Isabel, whose epitaph says that she died in 1107 and was the daughter of Louis, King of France. [note 1. Cronico General, xi 314. This makes the confusion worse confounded, because Louis VI. did not come to the throne till the year after his alleged daughter's death.] [T]he epitaph on her tombstone ... distinctly states that she was Alfonso's wife. [note 3. H. R. Regina Elisabet uxor Regis Alfonsi; filia Benavet Regis Sibiliae; quae prius Zayda fut vocata. (Cronic General, xi 296; Mariana, Book
      IX, chap xx.)] Unluckily the epitaph does not mention the date of her death. The writer of the Chronicle describes the tomb in the Chapel Royal of San Isidro of Leon, in considerable detail. Only one child seems to have been born of the marriage, but this was a son, and all Alfonso's other children were daughters. [1]
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  • Sources 
    1. [S484] References and Sources for Genealogy, CharlesB. Dorsett,.


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