|Elvira García DE CASTILLA
Elvira García DE CASTILLA
- Married: Abt 26 Nov 991
- Died: Dec 1017
The Chronicon Regum Legionensium names "Elvira" as the second legitimate wife of King Vermudo. Her parentage is confirmed by Ibn-Khaldun who records King Alfonso V as "petit-fils par sa mère du seigneur d´Alava Garcia Fernandez".
Regent of León 999-1007. "Geluira Regina…cum filio meo Adefonso Rex" donated property "ad villam de Paramo" to the church of León by charter dated 12 Nov 1000 which she signed "Gelvira Regina prolis Garseani et Avæ". "Giloira regina" confirmed the donation of serfs "in valle Castelle" made by "vir meus domnus Veremudus rex", for the soul of "filii mei regis dni Adefonsi", by charter dated 8 Jul 1001.
She became a nun in 1007. "Geloira regina" donated property to Santiago de Compostela by charter dated 18 Aug 1017, subscribed by "Adefonsus princeps, Sancia proles Ueremudi, Tarasia proles Ueremudi, Geloira proles Ueremudi…". 1
Elvira married Vermudo II "el Gotoso" DE LEÓN, son of Ordoño III DE LEÓN and Aragonta Peláez DE GALICIA, Mistress, about 26 Nov 991. (Vermudo II "el Gotoso" DE LEÓN was born in 953 in León, Spain and died in Sep 999 in El Bierzo, León, Spain.)
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Elvira García.