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Elvira Menéndez (Torres) de León (abt. 0873 - 0921)

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Elvira Menéndez "Reina de León" de León formerly Torres
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Leon, Castilla-Leon, Spainmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Feb 2012
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Elvira Menéndez, (Portuguese and Galician: Elvira Mendes; died between 20 February and 12 October 921), was Queen Consort of León due to her marriage with King Ordoño II in c892.

Elvira was the daughter of Hermenegildo Gutiérrez, a Galician noble, count in Tuy and Oporto, who was responsible for the reconquest of Coimbra, and his wife Ermesenda Gatónez.[2]

Ancestor of Philip Nelson (David Dickinson).

Disconnection Notice

This original profile had her parents as Bermudo Torres and Ermesinda Torres. Since Wikipedia has a different father for her, Bermudo should be disconnected and replaced.


  • Source: S-2087525741 [ttp:// Ancestry.]
  • Wikipedia-Elvira Menendez.


  • This person was created through the import of Luis Manzano Dec 2010.ged on 24 April 2011.
  • WikiTree profile Portugal-39 created through the import of jefflorrie(1).ged on Sep 10, 2011 by Jeff Johnson.

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On 30 May 2017 at 20:06 GMT Steve Selbrede wrote:

Note that her originally listed father was brother to her mother Ermesinda.

Elvira is 39 degrees from Rosa Parks, 35 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 26 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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