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Sancho II

Sancho II, d.1072, Spanish king of Castile (1065–72), son and successor of Ferdinand I. He conquered (1072) León from his brother Alfonso VI , but his sister Urraca rebelled against him at Zamora, and Sancho was assassinated while besieging the city. He was succeeded by Alfonso VI.

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