Kingdoms of Asturias and León
Kingdom of Navarra, Aragonese counties and Catalan counties
Cangas de Onis first capital
Expansion of their territory
Period of maximum expansion
León became capital in 910 under García I, Kingdom of León
Defensive area - plenty of castles
Fernán González united them - 930-970
Carolingian Empire, the Spanish March
Íñigo Arista, Kingdom of Pamplona, beginning 9th C.
Jimena dynasty, From the 10th C.
Sancho III the Great (1000-1035), the most powerful christian king in that moment, great expansion, 1035 division of their territories into his sons, García Sánchez III - Navarre, Fernando I - Castile, Ramiro I - Aragón, Gonzalo I - Sobrabe and RIBAGORZA
Aznar Galindo, 820, Independence for Aragón
922- Aragón was conquered by Navarre
1035 - Independent under Ramiro I
Wilfred the Hairy, He united the different counties in 874, Good relations with the Caliphate =stability, Independence from the Carolingian kings in the 10th C.