Alfonso II , Count of Provence
d.1 Dec 1209 Palermo, Sicilia, Italy
m. 18 Jan 1174
Facts and Events
Alfonso II (1174 – 1 December 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.
According to explanations in the manuscripts of Gaucelm Faidit's poems, Alfonso was a rival of the troubadour's for the love of Jourdaine d'Embrun.