prepared for a fight.
Name Origin: German
Name Gender: Male
masc. correct title, from Spanish Alfonso, from a Germanic origin (compare Old tall German Adalfuns, from adal "noble;" see atheling + funs "ready"). The Alphonsine tables are called for Alphonso the smart, 13c. king of Castile.
Count Henry ruled as a vassal of Alphonso VI., whose Galician marches were thus secured against any sudden Moorish raid.