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Henry I, King of Castile
(c. 1207 - 1217)

HENRY I. (c. 1207-1217), king of Castile, son of of King Alphonso " the Noble," by Eleanor, daughter of Castile, Henry II. of England, succeeded his father in 1214, and was killed by the falling of a tile in 1217, after a reign of only two years and nine months. He was succeeded by Ferdinand III., son of his sister Berenguela.

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