Castile was left to his eldest son Sancho, Leon to Alphonso, Galicia to Garcia, Zamora and Toro to his two daughters Urraca and Elvira.
His flight from the monastery of Sahagun, where his brother Sancho endeavoured to imprison him, his chivalrous friendship for his host Almanun of Toledo, caballero aunque mon, a gentleman although a Moor, the passionate loyalty of his vassal Peranzules and his brotherly love for his sister Urraca of Zamora, may owe something to the poet who took him for hero.
Died, bequeathing all his territories to his legitimate daughter Urraca, and Count Henry at once invaded Leon, hoping to add to his own dominions at the expense of his suzerain.
After three years of war against Urraca and other rival claimants to the throne of Leon, Count Henry himself died in 1112.
Theresa renewed the struggle against her half-sister and suzerain Urraca in 1116-1117, and again in I r 20; in 1121 she was besieged in Lanhoso and captured.
ALPHONSO I., king of Aragon, "the Battler," who married Urraca, daughter of Alphonso VI.
A passionate fighting-man (he fought twenty-nine battles against Christian or Moor), he was'married to Urraca, widow of Raymond of Burgundy, a very dissolute and passionate woman.
But Urraca was tenacious of her right as proprietary queen and had not learnt chastity in the polygamous household of her father.
The marriage of Alphonso and Urraca was declared null by the pope, as they were third cousins.
He was finally compelled to give way in Castile and Leon to his stepson Alphonso,, son of Urraca and her first husband.
His relations to the Portuguese house must have suffered by his repudiation of his wife Urraca, daughter of Alphonso I.