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García Ordóñez, conde de Nájera

Spanish: Dn. García Ordóñez de Najera, conde de Nájera
Birthdate: (68)
Death: May 30, 1108 (68)
Uclés, Cuenca, Castille La Mancha, Spain
Immediate Family:

Son of Ordoño Ordóñez, infante de León; Ordoño Ordóñez; Urraca García de Castilla y Gutierrez de Sobrado, Señora de Aza and Anderquina x
Husband of Urraca Garcés de Navarra; Eva Pérez de Trava, Condesa and Urraca Garcés, señora de Alberite
Father of Ordoño Garciez de Aza; García García de Aza; Elvira García; Mayor García; Álvaro García and 1 other
Brother of Alvaro Ordóñez, conde, ayo y mayordomo mayor; Urraca Ordoñez de León; Teresa Ordóñez; Argilo Ordóñez; Rodrigo Ordóñez and 2 others

Occupation: Conde de Nájera, Señor y Conde de Nájera y Cabrera, Conde de Nájera y Grañón, Conde. Llamado "el de Nájera". Muerto el 30 de mayo de 1108 en la batalla de Uclés), señor de Nájera y Grañón.
Managed by: Juan Carlos Griffin Albarracin
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About García Ordóñez, conde de Nájera

Alférez of Alfonso VI King of Castile 1074[469]. He supported Abd Allah Emir of Granada when he invaded the emirate of Seville, but was defeated by Rodrigo Díaz at Cabra[470]. Señor de Nájera y Grañón. Conde. "Aldefonsus totus Ispanie rex" donated property to the monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla by charter dated 1077, witnessed by "Garsias comes de Nazara…"[471]. “Comite Garcia Ordoniz, uxor eius comitissa domna Urraka, Ermesindis soror eius…” subscribed the charter dated 18 Apr 1081 under which “Ranimirus filius Garsie regis et Stefanie regina” donated property to Santa María de Nájera[472]. A charter dated 6 Dec 1081, under which "Blasko Milian et uxor mea Monoca" sold property, names "… et in Nagera comite Garcia Hordonioz…" in the dating clause directly following the name of the king[473]. The dating clause of a charter dated 1081, under which "Vita Gomiz…" donated property to the monastery of San Lorenzo de Masoa, names "regnante rege Aldefonso in Legione et in Castella, comite Garsia in Naiara…"[474]. "Senior Didaco Orioliz" donated property to the monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla by charter dated 11 Nov 1084, confirmed by "…comite Garcia Ordonio in Naiera…"[475]. "Domna Iuliana" donated property to the monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla by charter dated 1085, confirmed by "…comite Garsia Ordonio in Naiera…"[476]. “Garseanus comes, Urraka soror illius…” confirmed the charter dated 27 May [1085] by which “Renemirus infans, prolis Garseani principis” donated property to Santa María de Nájera[477]. The dating clause of a charter dated 20 Nov 1085, which records the consecration of the church of San Pedro de Llodio, names "…comite Garcia obtinente Nagera et Calahorra…"[478]. "Comite domno Garsea in Naiara" is named in charters concerning donations to the monastery of Valbanera dated between 1085 and 1101[479]. The dating clause of a charter dated 1089, under which "Eximina Didaz" donated property to the monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla, names "…comite domno Garsea dominator Naiera et Grannione…"[480]. The dating clause of a charter dated 1092, under which "Monnio Sempron et Dominico Ferrero" bought property at Madriz, names "…dompno Garsia dominante in Naiera et Matrice…"[481]. He was a powerful supporter of Alfonso VI King of Castile and participated in numerous campaigns against the Muslims. "Adefonsus…Ispanie imperator" permitted the abbey of Silos to establish outposts near the abbey, with the consent of "uxoris mee Berte regine", by charter dated 20 Jan [1096/98], confirmed by "Garcia Ordoniz…"[482]. A charter dated 1106 records "eodem anno in die sancti Michaelis" that "comes Garsia" baptised "suum filium in Sancti Emiliani ecclesiam", the dating clause naming "…Garsia comite dominante Calagurra et Naiera…"[483]. "…Garcia Ordonici comes…" subscribed the charter dated 14 May 1107 under which "Adefonsus…Toletani imperii rex…cum…uxore mea Helisabet regina" approved the mint of Santiago de Compostela[484]. The Anales Toledanos record that “Infant D. Sancho è al Conde D. Garcia” were killed “cerca de Uclés III Kal Jun” in 1108[485].

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García Ordóñez, conde de Nájera's Timeline

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1040
1092
1092
Age 52
Spain
1106
September 29, 1106
Age 66
1108
May 30, 1108
Age 68
Uclés, Cuenca, Castille La Mancha, Spain
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