Ordono III, who had married 1st Uracca, daughter of Fernon Gonzales, Cou nt of Castile. Ordono's younger brother secured the help of this Cou nt of Castile and Garcia of Navarre to force Ordono to divide the kingd om with him. They were not successful, however, and Ordono, incensed at h is father-in-law, repudiated his wife Uracca and immediately married Elvir a, a lady connected with the chief families of Leon. Ordono died 955. He w as succeeded by his brother, Sancho I, who, in turn, was suceeded by his s on Ramiro II, and on the death of Ramiro II in 982 Ordono's son, Bermudo I I, was acknowledged King of Leon. His reign was the most disastrous in t he national annals, distracted alike by domestic rebellions and foreign in vasions. He died in 999.
Father: *Ramiro II of Leon b: ABT 900 in Leon, Spain
Mother: Adosinda Gutierrez
Marriage 1 *Aragonta Pelaez
Marriage 2 *Urraca Fernández b: in Castile-La Mancha, Spain
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