Bureba


BUREBA

District in early medieval Spain, lying northeast of Burgos and south of the River Ebro, and crossed by the River Oca.

It became part of the County of Castile as that county advanced southwards from the upper Ebro valley and the Cantabrian Mountains, but was transferred by Sancho the Great, King of Navarre, to his own Kingdom, which was inherited by his eldest son, García III, in 1035.   After García’s death in battle in 1054, his brother, Ferdinand I brought Bureba back into Castile.

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