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Bakr Ben Yahia I

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Bakr Ben Yahia I was possibly a son of Yahia Ben Yahi III and the father of Yahia Ben Bakr. He was, apparently, the first of his branch of the family to become a Christian and thus a Mozarab (Iberian Christian living under Muslim domination), since his father was still and always a Jew and his son was always mentioned as being a Christian.[1]

Bakr Ben Yahia's greatgrandson, Aloandro Ben Bekar, Governor of Faro, would see his daughter Madragana become a mistress to king Afonso III of Portugal, and ancestor, amongst many other, of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (daughter of Princess Elizabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen), queen consort of George III of the United Kingdom (and grandmother of Queen Victoria, and the great-great-great-great grandmother of the current Queen of the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth II).

Bakr Ben Yahia I's family tree

Exilarchs of Babylon
Yahia Ben Rabbi
Yahia Ben Yahi III
Bakr Ben Yahia I
Yahia Ben Bakr
Bakr Ben Yahia II
Aloandro Ben Bakr/Bekar
Madragana Ben Aloandro
King Afonso III of Portugal
Martim Afonso Chichorro
Urraca Afonso



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