Urraca


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Urracá
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Cacique

Urraca

(o͞orä`kä), d. 1126, Spanish queen of Castile and León (1109–26), daughter and successor of Alfonso VI. Her first husband, Raymond of Burgundy, died in 1107, and in 1109 she was married to Alfonso IAlfonso I
(Alfonso the Battler) , d. 1134, king of Aragón and Navarre (1104–34), brother and successor of Peter I. The husband of Urraca, queen of Castile, he fought unsuccessfully to extend his authority over her kingdom.
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 of Aragón. Her reign was disturbed by strife among the powerful nobles and especially by recurrent warfare with her husband, who had seized her lands. The marriage was annulled in 1114, and Urraca recovered most of her lands with the help of her son by her first husband. He succeeded her as Alfonso VII.
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Look here, fool and dolt (for so I may call you, when you don't understand my words, and run away from good fortune), if I had said that my daughter was to throw herself down from a tower, or go roaming the world, as the Infanta Dona Urraca wanted to do, you would be right in not giving way to my will; but if in an instant, in less than the twinkling of an eye, I put the 'Don' and 'my lady' on her back, and take her out of the stubble, and place her under a canopy, on a dais, and on a couch, with more velvet cushions than all the Almohades of Morocco ever had in their family, why won't you consent and fall in with my wishes?"
Se observo que los frutos llamativos, de color purpura, jugosos, esponjosos y de sabor algo picante, son comidos localmente por la urraca comun (Cyanocorax chrysops).
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Contando historias studies, as the title indicates, Luz de la memoria (1976), Picadura mortal (1979), En dias como estos (1981), Urraca (1982), and Arcangeles (1986), early novels of the highly acclaimed novelist Lourdes Ortiz, all of them published during the years of the Spanish transition to democracy.
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Alfonso, on the other hand, though go-ahead and energetic, was of a docile nature and readily deferred to his parents and his eldest sister Urraca, so that he became the favourite son and developed all the traits of a spoilt child.
(1.) Herrero Agustin J, Gonzalez Martin FM, Pinilla Urraca M, et al.