El Cid and Ximena

A hero needed a wife and El Cid was married in either in1074 or 1075 to Doña Ximena of Oviedo, a city in the modern day Principality of Asturias in the north of Spain but in the eleventh century part of Alfonso VI’s Kingdom of Leon and Castile.

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5 responses to “El Cid and Ximena

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  4. No doubts whatsoever: Woman rules sovereignely forever!
    Good work indeed!



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