|Henri Count of Burgundy + Sybille Countess of Barcelona||Alfonso VI 'The Valient' King of Castile + Ximena Nunez de Guzman||Humbert de Maurienne Count of Savoy + Gisela (Gille) Countess of Burgundy||Guigues III Count of Albon + Mathilde of Apulia|
Alfonso I "The Conqueror" Henriquez, King of Portugal
(in Portuguese, Alfonso Henriques) As an infant, he inherited his father's title, and in 1128 he defeated his mother in battle. He began a long struggle for independence from Le=n soon thereafter; he won this war in 1139. On July 25 of that year he also won a decisive victory over the Moors at Qurique and proclaimed himself king of Portugal. His subsequent victories over the Moors included the capture of SantarTm in 1147, and, with the help of Crusaders en route to the Holy Land, the capture of Lisbon in October of that year.
--Other Fields Ref Number: + EVEN: Reigned Date: 1139/1185
Maud de Savoy
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