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Sancho IV(Sancho the Brave) (sän`chō), 1257?-1295, Spanish king of Castile and León (1284–95), son and successor of Alfonso XAlfonso X
(Alfonso the Wise), 1221–84, Spanish king of Castile and León (1252–84); son and successor of Ferdinand III, whose conquests of the Moors he continued, notably by taking Cádiz (1262).
..... Click the link for more information. . On the death (1275) of his elder brother, Ferdinand de la Cerda, Sancho was designated as Alfonso's successor by a coalition of nobles. Throughout his reign Sancho was forced to defend his throne against the claims of Ferdinand de la Cerda's heirs, who at times received the support of Aragón. He conquered (1292) Tarifa from the Moors. His son, Ferdinand IVFerdinand IV,
1285–1312, Spanish king of Castile and León (1295–1312), son and successor of Sancho IV. His mother, María de Molina, was regent during his turbulent minority.
..... Click the link for more information. , succeeded him under the regency of Sancho's widow, María de Molina.
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