Fortún García "el Monje", rey de Navarra
- Born: 830, Navarra, Iberia 488
- Marriage: Aria López ibn Musa Banu Qasi
- Died: After 905 488
Another name for Fortún was rey Fortún Garcés "el Tuerto" de Navarra.
~Per Stuart's Royalty For Commoners (294:42), King of Pompalo Iniguezna 860/908. As the result of the defeat of his father, Íñiguez , King of at the hands of Cordoba, he became a hostage of the muslims. He was kept in Cordoba for 30 years, long after his father died, before to find his kingdom all but ruled by the upstart Jimenez clan (which would eventually supplant the Aristas). 116
Noted events in his life were:
• Titles: King of Pamplona in Navarre, Spain, between 882 and 905.
• Dates & Events. 488
He is named as the son of King García I in the Codex de Roda2. He succeeded his father in 882 as Fortún García King of Pamplona. ~Codex de Roda, c. 3, quoted in Settipani (2004), p. 99
He was captured by the Muslims in 860 and taken to Córdoba where he remained captive for twenty years. ~Settipani (2004), p. 85
He was deposed in 905 by his distant cousin Sancho García, and retired to Leire as a monk. The Codex de Roda names his wife and their children (in order) Íñigo, Aznar, Velasco, Lope and Oneca.
~Sabaté Curull, F. 'Repoblación y Prefeudalismo', Álvarez Palenzuela, V. A. (coord.) (2002) Historia de España de la Edad Media (Barcelona, Ariel Historia), p. 244
~Codex de Roda, c. 4, quoted in Settipani (2004), p. 99
He married Aurea, who is named as the wife of King Fortún in the Codex de Roda. ~~Codex de Roda, c. 4, quoted in Settipani (2004), p. 99
Fortún married Aria López ibn Musa Banu Qasi, daughter of Lope Musá Banu Qasi gobernador de Zaragoza and Unknown. (Aria López ibn Musa Banu Qasi was born about 825.)