On this date in our family history . . . the 8th day of May . . . in the year 1081 . . . Constance of Burgundy becomes the bride of Alfonso VI the Brave, King of Leon and Castile, and Emperor of All Hispania . . . Constance and Alfonso are believed to be 25th great-grandparents of our Josephine (1842-1899) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this blog . . .