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Favila (Favilac or Fáfila) was the second king of Asturias from 737 to 739. He was the son of Pelayo. This is a list of the rulers of the Kingdom of Asturias. ... Events Favila becomes king of Asturias after Pelayos death Births Emperor Kammu of Japan (d. ... Events With king Kormishosh the reign of the House of Ukil starts in Bulgaria. ... Pelayo (690–737) was the first King of Asturias, ruling from 718 until his death. ...

He was supposedly killed by a bear, but note that his father was said to have, improbably, met the same fate. The legend, however, gave rise to the Spanish saying "espabila, Favila, que viene el oso" (hurry up, Favila, the bear is coming) which urges someone to realise his intentions before it's too late. More likely than a bear attack, his death was the result of a political assassination. Favila was buried with his wife Froiliuba in his capital of Cangas de Onís. According to the 737 foundation inscription of Santa Cruz de Cangas, he left children, but they did not succeed him. He was succeeded by his brother-in-law Alfonso. Genera A bear is a large mammal of the order Carnivora, family Ursidae. ... Cangas de Onís is a town in the eastern part of the province and autonomous community of Asturias in the northwest of Spain. ... Alfonso I was a King of Asturias (739-757) He is said to have married Ormesinda, daughter of Pelayo, who was raised on the shield in Asturias as king of the Visigoths after the Moorish conquest. ...

Preceded by:
King of Asturias
Succeeded by:
Alfonso I

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