Sancho

Spanish - Son of Ferdinand. Brother of Alfonso, Elvira, Garcia, and Urraca. On his father's death, he was given the province of Castile. His realm was attacked by Ramiro of Aragon and Sancho of Navarre but they were defeated by El Cid. He later sent an army to help his sister, Urraca, whose city of Zamora had been seized by her brother Garcia. El Cid defeated Garcia and his kingdom, together with that of Alfonso who had helped Garcia, was taken over by Sancho. Greedy for more, he seized Toro from his other sister, Elvira, and laid siege to Urraca at Zamora. He sent El Cid to demand her surrender and when she refused, he dismissed El Cid from his service. He found he could not manage without his champion and soon restored him to favour. One of the defenders of Zamora, a man named Dolfos, crept out of the city under cover of darkness, killed Sancho, and returned safely to the city. At times, called Sancho, Don Sancho, Don Sancho or Sancho.
Spanish - A king of Navarre. He and Ramiro attacked his namesake, Sancho of Castile but they were defeated by El Cid. Occasionally identified as Sancho, Don Sancho, Don Sancho or Sancho.

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