House of Ponce de León

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The House of Ponce de León was an important aristocratic family in León in Spain during the middle ages.

Coat of arms of the House of Ponce de León

It arose from the marriage of Pedro Ponce de Cabrera and Aldonza Alfonso de León, illegitimate daughter of King Alfonso IX of Leon.

The house held several important titles in the peerage of Spain, including the dukedoms of Arcos, Aveyro, Cádiz and Nájera.

Notable membersEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Salazar y Acha, Jaime de (1985). Una Familia de la Alta Edad Media: Los Velas y su Realidad Histórica (en Estudios Genealógicos y Heráldicos). Asociación Española de Estudios Genealógicos y Heráldicos. p. 52. ISBN 84-398-3591-4