Name: *Garcia III Sanchez
Name: Garcia III of Pamplona
Name: García Sánchez I of Pamplona
Birth: 919 in Navarre, Spain 1
Death: 970 1
King of Pamplona
He was the son of Sancho Garces and Toda Aznarez. His father was very o ld at his birth, and died in 925. Garcia's mother took over as his rege nt and Garcia's uncle Jimeno became king or co-king. Jimeno died in 931, a fter which the underage Garcia was the sole king.
Through his mother, Garcia was a great-grandson of king Fortun Garces w ho had ceased to reign in 905 when imprisoned by enemies, but lived on unt il Garcia's own reign as a monk in Leyra.
With the support, of his energetic and diplomatic mother, Garcia, like h is father, engaged in a number of conflicts with the Moors. He married And regoto, heiress of Aragon, but divorced her.
Garcia was succeeded by his son Sancho II Garces, nicknamed Abarca, who ap parently was the first historic King of Navarre or the first to use the st yle "of Navarre" rather than "of Pamplona".
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Father: *Sancho I Garces b: ABT 860 in Pamplona, Navarre, Spain
Mother: *Toda Aznarez b: 885 in Larron, Spain
*Andregoto Galíndez b: 914
- Urraca Garces
- *Sancho II Garces b: AFT 935
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