Comnenus Family Genealogy
Comnenus Family Genealogy

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Details for Comnenus Family
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1. Isaac Comnenus - was born about 1025 in Constantinople, Turkey and died in 1061 in Turkey .



Isaac - Byzantine emperor (1057–59), first of the Comneni dynasty. Proclaimed emperor by the army, he deposed Michael VI, who had succeeded Theodora (reigned 1055–56), and sent him into a monastery. Although at first received with enthusiasm at Constantinople, Isaac soon lost popularity with the aristocracy and, because of his confiscation of ecclesiastic property, with the church and the patriarch Cerularius, who was exiled. In 1059, after an unsuccessful campaign against the Pechenegs, Isaac abdicated for reasons of health and retired to a monastery.

email from Brian O'Neel November 2009

 
I recently came upon the Spanish line detailed by you and others descending from Isaac Comnenos. I think this line may be fictitious, and here is why:
 
Isaac was reputed to have two kids, neither of whom was named Pedro. Furthermore, there is no indication that the man had a mistress, especially a Spanish one, and there is no name given. Typically, historical documents will mention illegitimate children. Isaac has none mentioned.
 
Secondly, the people mentioned in this line have noble titles attached to their names, "Don" and such. And yet there is no mention of them in Spanish sources other than recapitulations of the genealogical line listed on various websites. You would think there would be at least one person of some historical consequence besides Sancha Boulton's father. Finally, what explanation might there be for an English knight of no great standing having a Spanish wife?
 
I don't mean to be contrarian, please don't misunderstand. But it would be a shame to waste time filling our family tree files with information that is not accurate or at least has some establishment in fact. It strains, it seems to me, just like trying to match the Merovingian or Carolingian lines back to Roman antiquity.
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i.  Don Pedro was born on 8 Aug 1053 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #2. below.
----- Second Generation -----
2. Don Pedro - was born on 8 Aug 1053 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Isaac Comnenus.
Don married Jimena Nunez about 1083 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Jimena was born about 1061 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. She is the daughter of Nuno Alfonso.
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i.  Suer Perez de Toledo was born about 1088 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #3. below.
ii.  Melen Perez was born about 1084 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #4. below.
----- Third Generation -----
3. Suer Perez de Toledo - was born about 1088 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Don Pedro and Jimena Nunez.

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i.  Pedro Suarez was born about 1120 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #5. below.
4. Melen Perez - was born about 1084 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Don Pedro and Jimena Nunez.

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i.  Este Rodrigo Melendez was born about 1111 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #6. below.
----- Fourth Generation -----
5. Pedro Suarez - was born about 1120 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Suer Perez de Toledo.

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i.  Gutierre Perez was born in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #7. below.
6. Este Rodrigo Melendez - was born about 1111 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Melen Perez.

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i.  Garcia Rodriguez was born about 1132 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #8. below.
----- Fifth Generation -----
7. Gutierre Perez - was born in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Pedro Suarez.

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i.  Pedro Gutierrez was born about 1177 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #9. below.
8. Garcia Rodriguez - was born about 1132 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Este Rodrigo Melendez.

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i.  Diego Garcia was born about 1160 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #10. below.
----- Sixth Generation -----
9. Pedro Gutierrez - was born about 1177 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Gutierre Perez.

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i.  Fernan Perez de Toledo was born about 1203 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #11. below.
10. Diego Garcia - was born about 1160 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Garcia Rodriguez.

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i.  Pedro Garcia was born about 1184 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #12. below.
----- Seventh Generation -----
11. Fernan Perez de Toledo - was born about 1203 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Pedro Gutierrez.
Fernan married Luna Illan about 1228 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Luna was born about 1206 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. She is the daughter of Esteban Illan.
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i.  Pedro Fernandez de Toledo Illan was born about 1229 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #13. below.
12. Pedro Garcia - was born about 1184 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Diego Garcia.
Pedro married Maria Dominico about 1207 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Maria was born about 1185 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain.
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i.  Juan Perez de Toledo was born about 1208 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #14. below.
----- Eighth Generation -----
13. Pedro Fernandez de Toledo Illan - was born about 1229 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Fernan Perez de Toledo and Luna Illan.
Pedro married Urraca Palomeque about 1255 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Urraca was born about 1233 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain.
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i.  Gomez Perez de Toledo Y Palomeque was born about 1256 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain and died on 27 Jan 1291 . See #15. below.
14. Juan Perez de Toledo - was born about 1208 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Pedro Garcia and Maria Dominico.

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i.  Garcia Ibanez O Yanez de Toledo was born about 1232 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain and died on 16 Jan 1260 . See #16. below.
----- Ninth Generation -----
15. Gomez Perez de Toledo Y Palomeque - was born about 1256 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain and died on 27 Jan 1291 . He was the son of Pedro Fernandez de Toledo Illan and Urraca Palomeque.
Gomez married Arabuena Armildez about 1281 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Arabuena was born about 1259 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain.
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i.  Fernan Gomez de Toledo was born about 1282 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #17. below.
16. Garcia Ibanez O Yanez de Toledo - was born about 1232 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain and died on 16 Jan 1260 . He was the son of Juan Perez de Toledo.
Garcia married Maria Fernandez Gudiel about 1256 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Maria was born about 1224 in Esteban, Hambran, Toledo.
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i.  Juan Garcia de Toledo was born about 1257 in Esteban, Hambran, Toledo and died on 14 Oct 1283 . See #18. below.
----- Tenth Generation -----
17. Fernan Gomez de Toledo - was born about 1282 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Gomez Perez de Toledo Y Palomeque and Arabuena Armildez.
Fernan married Teresa Vazquez de Acuna about 1307 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Teresa was born about 1285 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain.
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i.  Gomez Perez de Toledo Vazquez was born about 1308, lived in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #19. below.
18. Juan Garcia de Toledo - was born about 1257 in Esteban, Hambran, Toledo and died on 14 Oct 1283 . He was the son of Garcia Ibanez O Yanez de Toledo and Maria Fernandez Gudiel.
Juan married Ines Garcia about 1283 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Ines was born about 1261 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain.
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i.  Diego Garcia de Toledo was born about 1284 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #20. below.
----- Eleventh Generation -----
19. Gomez Perez de Toledo Vazquez - was born about 1308, lived in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Fernan Gomez de Toledo and Teresa Vazquez de Acuna.
Gomez married Teresa Garcia de Toledo about 1332 while living in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Teresa was born about 1312, lived in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. She is the daughter of Diego Garcia de Toledo and Marcia Garcia Gudiel.
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i.  Diego Gomez De Toledo was born about 1334, lived in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. See #21. below.
20. Diego Garcia de Toledo - was born about 1284 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Juan Garcia de Toledo and Ines Garcia.
Diego married Marcia Garcia Gudiel about 1311 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Marcia was born about 1297 in Toledo, New Castile, Spain.
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i.  Teresa Garcia de Toledo was born about 1312, lived in Toledo, New Castile, Spain.
Teresa married Gomez Perez de Toledo Vazquez about 1332 while living in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Gomez was born about 1308, lived in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Fernan Gomez de Toledo and Teresa Vazquez de Acuna.
See Gomez Perez de Toledo Vazquez below for children.
----- Twelth Generation -----
21. Diego Gomez De Toledo - was born about 1334, lived in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. He is the son of Gomez Perez de Toledo Vazquez and Teresa Garcia de Toledo.
Diego married Inez Alfonsa de Ayala about 1355 while living in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. Inez was born about 1338, lived in Toledo, New Castile, Spain. She is the daughter of Fernan Perez de Ayala and Elvira Alvarez de Zavallos.
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i.  Sancha de Ayala was born about 1360, lived in Toledo, New Castile, Spain and died in 1418 in Newark, Leicestershire, England .
Sancha married Walter Blount about 1371 while living in Elwaston, Derbyshire, England. Walter was born about 1350, lived in Elwaston, Derbyshire, England. He was the son of Sir John Blount and Isoude of Mountjoy. He died on 22 Jun 1403 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England .
See Blount family for children.

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