Elvira Garcia de Castilla was born on an unknown date to García Fernández de Castilla (938-995) and Ava de Ribagorza (c945-aft995) and died circa December 1017 of unspecified causes. She married Bermudo II de Léon (c953-999) circa 991 JL . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814). Ancestors are from Germany, France, Belgium.


After the dead of her husband in 999, she shared the regency for her son with the count Menendo Gonzales until 1007, when she became a nun. She makes a donation to the Church of Santiago in August 18, 1017.


Offspring of Elvira de Castilla and Bermudo II de Léon (c953-999)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Sancha de León (c990-aft1030) 990 1030
Teresa de León (c992-1039) 992 April 1039 Muhammed bin Abi Amir (?-1002)

Alfonso V de León (994-1028) 994 1028 Elvira Mendes (c996-1022)
Urraca of Pamplona (?-?)

Elvira de León (c996-aft1028) 996 1030

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • She married, as second wife, Bermudo II, "el Gotoso", King of León, in November 26/30, 991.