Alfonso II, Count of Provence
Alfonso II (1180 – February 1209) was the second son of Alfonso II of Aragon and Sancha of Castile. His father transferred the County of Provence from his uncle Sancho to him in 1185. Alfonso II was born in Barcelona.
Seal of Alfonso II
|Count of Provence|
|Successor||Ramon Berenguer IV|
|Died||2 February 1209 (aged 28–29)|
Palermo, Sicily, Italy
|Spouse||Garsenda II of Sabran|
|Issue||Ramon Berenguer IV|
Garsenda of Provence, Viscountess of Béarn
|Father||Alfonso II of Aragon|
|Mother||Sancha of Castile|
According to explanations in the manuscripts of Gaucelm Faidit's poems, Alfonso was a rival of the troubadour for the love of Jourdaine d'Embrun.
|Ancestors of Alfonso II, Count of Provence|
- Aurell, Martin (1995). Les noces du comte: mariage et pouvoir en Catalogne (785-1213) (in French). Publications de la Sorbonne.
- Boutière, J.; Schutz, A.-H., eds. (1964). Biographies des troubadours. Nizet.
- Sabaté, Flocel, ed. (2017). The Crown of Aragon: A Singular Mediterranean Empire. Brill.
- Smith, Damian J.; Buffery, Helena, eds. (2003). The Book of Deeds of James I of Aragon. Ashgate Publishing.
| Count of Provence
Ramon Berenguer IV