Isabel Avis de Coimbra, rainha de Portugal

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Isabel Avis de Coimbra, rainha de Portugal

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Birthplace: Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Death: Died in Evora, Portugal
Place of Burial: Batalha, Leiria, Portugal
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Pedro de Portugal, duque de Coimbra and Isabel d'Urgell y Aragon, countess of Urgell
Wife of Afonso V o Africano, rei de Portugal
Mother of Joana 'a Santa' Avis de Portugal and João II o Príncipe Perfeito, rei de Portugal
Sister of Pedro de Coimbra, 5.º Condestável de Portugal; João de Coimbra, Príncipe de Antioquia; Beatrice de Avis de Coimbra; Jaime Avis de Coimbra and Philippa Avis de Coimbra

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About Isabel Avis de Coimbra, rainha de Portugal

Isabel of Coimbra

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Infanta Isabel of Coimbra (Isabella of Portugal) (1 March 1432 – December 2, 1455) was a Portuguese infanta and the first wife of King Afonso V of Portugal.

She was a daughter of Infante Pedro, Duke of Coimbra and Isabel of Aragon. Her maternal grandfather was Jaume II, Count of Urgell.

Isabel and Afonso V were married on May 6, 1448. Both the bride and groom were sixteen. They had three children:

Prince John (January 29, 1451-April 22 1455)

Princess Joan (February 6, 1452-May 12, 1490): Known as Saint Joan of Portugal or Saint Joan Princess. Canonized in 1693 by Pope Innocent XII.

John II of Portugal (March 3, 1455-October 25, 1495): Succeeded his father as 13th King of Portugal.

Isabel died unexpectly eight months after the birth of her last child, aged twenty-three, possibly by poisoning.

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Isabel Avis de Coimbra, rainha de Portugal's Timeline

1432
March 1, 1432
Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
1448
March 6, 1448
Age 16
Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
1452
February 6, 1452
Age 19
Portugal
1455
May 5, 1455
Age 23
Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
December 2, 1455
Age 23
Evora, Portugal
December 1455
Age 23
Batalha, Leiria, Portugal