Ferdinand III (Spanish: Fernando; 1199/1201 – 30 May 1252), called the Saint (el Santo), was King of Castile from 1217 and King of León from 1230 as well as King of Galicia from 1231. He was the son of Alfonso IX of León and Berenguela of Castile .
Ferdinand III, (born 1201?—died May 30, 1252, Sevilla; canonized February 4, 1671; feast day May 30), king of Castile from 1217 to 1252 and of Leon from 1230 to 1252 and conqueror of the Muslim cities of Córdoba (1236), Jaén (1246), and Sevilla (1248).
History: Ferdinand III (of Castile and León), called The Saint (1199-1252), king of Castile (1217-52) and of León (1230-52); was the son of King Alfonso IX of León and Castile. In 1217 Ferdinand's mother, Berengaria, renounced her title to the Castilian throne in favor of her son.
Saint Ferdinand of Castile III. Roman Catholic Saint, Spanish Royalty. Born the eldest son of King Alfonso IX of Leon and his second wife Berenguela I of Castile, he inherited Castile from his uncle Henry I in 1217 and united it after his father's death in 1230 with Leon.
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Ferdinand III ( Spanish: Fernando; 1199/1201 – 30 May 1252), called the Saint ( el Santo ), was King of Castile from 1217 and King of León from 1230 as well as King of Galicia from 1231. He was the son of Alfonso IX of León and Berenguela of Castile. Through his second marriage he was also Count of Aumale.
A biography of the twelfth-century king of Leon and Castile, who unified the two kingdoms, fought against the Saracens, and founded the University of Salamanca. Learn about his family, his marriage, his virtues, his miracles, and his feast day.
FERDINAND III, KING OF CASTILE, ST. Reigned in Castile from 1217 and Le ó n from 1230 to May 30, 1252; b. Valparaiso, June 24, 1198; d. Seville. He definitively united Castile and Le ó n and reduced Muslim power in Andalusia to the kingdom of Granada.
Ferdinand III ( Spanish: Fernando III; 5 August 1199 — 30 May 1252) also known as Saint Ferdinand (Spanish: San Fernando) and nicknamed the Saint (Spanish: el Santo) was the King of León and Galicia from 1230 until his death in 1252. He was also the King of Castile and Toledo from 1217 to 1252.
St. Ferdinand III. King of Leon and Castile, member of the Third Order of St. Francis, born in 1198 near Salamanca; died at Seville, 30 May, 1252. He was the son of Alfonso IX, King of Leon, and of Berengeria, the daughter of Alfonso III, King of Castile, and sister of Blanche, the mother of St. Louis IX.
Nationality:Spanish. Biography: Ferdinand III of Castile was a Spanish monarch who reigned from 1217 to 1252. He was born in 1201 and was the son of Alfonso IX of Castile and Berengaria of Castile. Ferdinand III was a powerful ruler and under his reign Castile acquired a great deal of territory, including most of the modern day Spanish ...