Constance of Burgundy (1046–c. 1093)

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Constance of Burgundy (1046–c. 1093)

Queen of Castile and Leon. Name variations: Constance Capet. Born 1046; died 1093 (some sources cite 1092); dau. of Robert I (b. 1011), duke of Burgundy, and Helia de Semur; m. Hugh II, count of Chalon-sur-Saone; became 2nd wife of Alphonso VI, king of Leon (r. 1065–1109), king of Castile (r. 1072–1109), May 8, 1081; children: Urraca (c. 1079–1126), queen of Castile and Leon; Elvira (died young).

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