Alfonso II of Provence


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Alfonso II of Provence

  • Marriage (1): Garsenda II of Sabran in 1193
  • Died: 1209, Palermo, (Sicily, Palermo, Italy)

   Another name for Alfonso was Alphonse II Count of Provence.

  Research Notes:

From Wikipedia - Alfonso II, Count of Provence :
Alfonso II (died 1209 ) was the second son of Alfonso II of Aragon and Sancha of Castile . His father transferred the County of Provence from his uncle Sancho to him in 1185 .
In 1193 , Alfonso married Gersenda II of Sabran , daughter of Rainou, Count of Forcalquier and Gersend of Forcalquier . They had a child who became Ramon Berenguer IV as count of Provence .
According to explanations in the manuscripts of Gaucelm Faidit 's poems, Alfonso was a rival of the troubadour's for the love of Jourdaine d'Embrun.[1]
Alfonso II died in Palermo , Sicily , Italy .

Alfonso married Garsenda II of Sabran, daughter of Rainou Count of Forcalquier and Gersend of Forcalquier, in 1193.

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