Richeza of Poland
Richeza of Poland (c. 1140 –
June 16, 1185), was the daughter of King Wladislaus II the Exile of Poland, and Agnes of Babenberg. She accompanied her father into exile in 1146. Her name is also spelled Ryksa, Rixa, and Riquilda.
She married King Alfonso VII of Castile and León in 1152. Their only surviving child, Infanta
Sancha of Castile, was born 1155. In Spain she was known as "Queen Riquilda".
When Alphonso died in 1157, Richeza remarried to
Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Provence, in 1162. Their daughter was Douce (died 1172). Ramon Berengar died in 1166, and she remarried once more to Count Raymond V of Toulouse.
Her daughter, Sancha of Castile, married King
Alfonso II of Aragonin 1174. Sancha's daughter, Eleanor married Count Raymond VI of Toulousein 1202.
*Allstrom, Carl Magnus. "Dictionary of Royal Lineage (Poland)", 1902
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