Constance of Castile (1354 – 24 March 1394) was a claimant to the Crown of Castile. She was the daughter of King Peter , who was deposed and killed by his half-brother, King Henry II . She married the English prince John of Gaunt , who fought to obtain the throne of Castile in her name, but ultimately failed.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_of_Castile,_Duchess_of_Lancaster
Peter (Spanish: Pedro; 30 August 1334 – 23 March 1369), called the Cruel (el Cruel) or the Just (el Justo), was King of Castile and León from 1350 to 1369. Peter was the last ruler of the main branch of the House of Ivrea. He was excommunicated by Pope Urban V for his persecutions and cruelties committed against the clergy.
Succession crisis. Following the death of Peter, a succession crisis arose between Peter's illegitimate half-brother Henry of Trastámara and the Englishman John of Gaunt, a great great grandson of Ferdinand III of Castile, who claimed the title of King of Castile and Léon by virtue of his marriage to Constance, daughter of Peter.
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Shortly after, Henry and his men spent time in Peter IV of Aragon's army in their war against Castile (1358). During that conflict, he was defeated and held prisoner in Nájera (1360). He was liberated (with the help of Juan Ramírez de Arellano, among others) and exiled himself to France once more. Then Peter IV of Aragon attacked Castile again.
Constance of Castile (1354 – 24 March 1394) was a claimant to the Crown of Castile. She was the daughter of King Peter , who was deposed and killed by his half-brother, King Henry II . She married the English prince John of Gaunt , who fought to obtain the throne of Castile in her name, but ultimately failed.
Infante (Spanish: , Portuguese: [ĩˈfɐ̃t(ɨ)]; f. infanta), also anglicised as Infant or translated as Prince, is the title and rank given in the Iberian kingdoms of Spain (including the predecessor kingdoms of Aragon, Castile, Navarre, and León) and Portugal to the sons and daughters (infantas) of the king, regardless of age, sometimes with the exception of the heir apparent or heir ...
Henry III of Castile (4 October 1379 – 25 December 1406), called the Suffering due to ill health (Spanish: Enrique el Doliente, Galician: Henrique o Doente), was the son of John I and Eleanor of Aragon. He succeeded his father as King of Castile in 1390.
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El Cid, English The Cid, also called El Campeador (“the Champion”), byname of Rodrigo, or Ruy, Díaz de Vivar, (born c. 1043, Vivar, near Burgos, Castile [Spain]—died July 10, 1099, Valencia), Castilian military leader and national hero. His popular name, El Cid (from Spanish Arabic al-sīd, “lord”), dates from his lifetime. Rodrigo Díaz’s father, Diego Laínez, was a member of ...