Name: *Sancho VI "the Wise" of Navarre
Name: Sancho VI Garces
Birth: 1133 in Pamplona, Navarre, Spain 1
Death: 27 JUN 1194 in Pamplona, Navarre, Spain 1
Occupation: BET 1150 AND 1194 King of Navarre 1
Sancho VI Garcés (c.1133 ? June 27, 1194), called the Wise (el Sabio), w as the king of Navarre from 1150 until his death in 1194.
Son of King García VI Ramírez and Marguerite de l'Aigle, he was the fir st to use the title "King of Navarre" as the sole designation of his kingd om, dropping Pamplona out of titular use.
His reign was full of clashes with Castile and Aragón. He was a monastic f ounder and many architectural accomplishments date to his reign. He is al so responsible for bringing his kingdom into the political orbit of Europe .
He tried to repair his kingdom's borders which had been reduced by the Tre aties of Tudellén and Carrión, which he had been forced to sign with Casti le and Aragón in his early reign. By the Accord of Soria, Castile was even tually confirmed in its possession of conquered territories. He was hosti le to Raymond Berengar IV of Aragón, but Raymond's son Alfonso II divid ed the lands taken from Murcia with him by treaty in 1163. In 1190, the t wo neighbours again signed a pact in Borja of mutual protection against Ca stilian expansion.
He died on June 27, 1194, in Pamplona, where he is interred.
He married Sancha of Castile in 1157, the daughter of Alfonso VII. Their
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Father: *Garcia VI "The Restorer" of Navarre b: 1099 in Navarre, Spain
Mother: *Marguerite de L'Aigle b: 1115 in Aigle, Orne, Normandy, France
*Sancha of Castile b: 1139 in Toledo, Castile, León, Spain
- Ramiro of Pamplona b: in Tudela, Navarre, Spain
- Ferdinand of Navarre b: in Tudela, Navarre, Spain
- Constance of Navarre b: in Tudela, Navarre, Spain
- Sancho VII "the Strong" of Navarre b: 1160 in Tudela, Navarre, Spain
- Berengaria of Navarre b: BET 1165 AND 1170 in Tudela, Navarre, Spain
- *Blanche of Navarre b: BET 1171 AND 1179 in Tudela, Navarre, Spain
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