Aldonça Martins da Silva, Countess of Cifuentes

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Aldonça Martins da Silva (Martínez de Silva), Condesa de Cifuentes

Spanish: Aldonza Martínez de Silva, Condesa de Cifuentes, Portuguese: Aldonça Martins da Silva, Condesa de Cifuentes
Birthplace: Santarem, Portugal
Death: 1266 (86-95)
Las Huelgas, Burgos, Burgos, Castilla y León, Spain
Place of Burial: Carracedelo, León, España
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Daughter of Martim Gomes da Silva and Urraca Rodrigues de Cabrera
Wife of Diego Ramírez Froilaz, señor de Mansilla y Rueda
Partner of Alfonso IX, king of Leon and Galicia
Mother of Ramiro Díaz, "de Asturias; Sancha Díaz de Cifuentes; Pedro Alfonso de León; Rodrigo Alfonso de León, señor de Aliger; Aldonza Alfonso de León and 1 other
Sister of Estevainha Martins da Silva
Half sister of Rodrigo Diaz de Cifuentes

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About Aldonça Martins da Silva, Countess of Cifuentes

Alfonso IX of León From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alfonso, father of 3 kids from his first void marriage and father of another 5 from his second void marriage, also fathered many illegitimate children, some 23 known kids in total (3 + 5 + perhaps 15 out of married life, all documented):

Alfonso's children by Aldonza Martínez da Silva (daughter of Martim Gomes da Silva & Urraca Rodrigues and subsequently wife with issue of Diego Froilaz, Conde de Cifuentes, had issue): 9) Pedro Alfonso of León, 1st Lord of Tenorio (ca. 1196/ca. 1200-1226), Grand Master of Santiago, married N de Villarmayor, and had issue 10) Alfonso Alfonso of León, died yong 11) Fernando Alfonso of León, died young 12) Rodrigo Alfonso of León (ca. 1210-ca. 1267), 1st Lord of Aliger and Governor of Zamora, married ca. 1240 to Inés Rodriguez de Cabrera (ca. 1200-), and had issue 13) Teresa Alfonso of León (ca. 1210-), wife of Nuno Gonzalez de Lara, el Bueno, señor de Lara 14) Aldonza Alonso of León (ca. 1212/ca. 1215-1266), wife, first, of Diego Ramírez Froilaz, nephew of her stepfather, without issue, and, second, of Pedro Ponce de Cabrera, (ca. 1210-), and had issue, ancestors of the notorious Ponce de León family.

Mistress of the king, Alfonso IX of Leon, with whom she had three children (possibly four)

Rodrigo Alfonso de León ("1210"" d.1252). Lord of Aliger and Castro del Río and Head over the border of Andalucia. He married Ines Rodriguez, daughter of Rodrigo Fernandez de Valduerna "The Ugly", lord of Cabrera and second lieutenant of King Alfonso IX of León, and Teresa Froilaz.

Aldonza Alfonso de León (1,212-one thousand two hundred and sixty-six/1267). Diego Ramirez married Froilaz, Lord Mansfield and Wheel[citation needed], and by June 12303 to Count Pedro Ponce de Cabrera, son of the Earl of Cabrera Ponce Vela and Countess Teresa Rodriguez, Aria M. Valley . Children from this marriage were the first to bear the name Ponce de Leon. She was buried in the Monastery of Santa Maria de Nogales, located in the town of San Esteban de Nogales, with her second husband.

Teresa Alfonso de León. According to some historians married Nuño González de Lara "el Bueno", lord of the House of Lara.4 However, most historians argue that who married Nuño González de Lara was Teresa Alfonso de Molina, daughter of infant Alfonso de Molina.2

She then married a nobleman Diego Froilaz , son of Count and Countess Froila Ramirez Sanchez Fernandez, and had three more children:2 Ramiro Diaz (?-D.1268). Lord of Asturias de Santillana. He married Teresa Fernández de Lara, daughter of Fernando Alvarez de Lara and Teresa Rodríguez de Villalobos. Rodrigo Díaz de Cifuentes Sancha Díaz de Cifuentes. She married Rodrigo Alvarez de Lara, illegitimate son of Álvaro Núñez de Lara and Teresa Gil de Osorno.


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