Reccared II

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Reccared II (in Spanish, Galician and Portuguese, Recaredo), (? – 16 April 621) was Visigothic King of Hispania, Septimania and Galicia briefly in 621. His father and predecessor was Sisebut and his mother was his second wife, the bastard daughter of Reccared I by Floresinda. He was but a child when placed on the throne and as with most Visigothic attempts to establish a royal dynasty, Sisebut's was opposed by the nobility and ultimately failed.

His death allowed his maternal half-uncle, the strongman and general Suintila, to accede to the throne.

Sources[edit]

Collins, Roger (2004). Visigothic Spain, 409–711. Blackwell Publishing.
Thompson, Edward Arthur (1969). The Goths in Spain. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Sisebut
King of the Visigoths
621
Succeeded by
Suintila