Infanta Branca de Portugal, senhora de Guadalajara

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About Infanta Branca de Portugal, senhora de Guadalajara,_Lady_of_Guadalajara

Branca of Portugal (1198 – Guadalajara, c. 1240;[1] Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɾɐ̃kɐ]; English: Blanche) was a Portuguese infanta (princess), eighth child of Portuguese King Sancho I and Dulce of Aragon, was probably the twin sister of Berengaria,[1] she was raised in the court with her father and his mistress "a Ribeirinha" and, when she was eight or ten years old, was sent to live with her sisters at the Monastery of Lorvão. She was a nun at a convent in Guadalajara and was interred at the Monastery of Santa Cruz in Coimbra where her mother was buried.[2]

Contents [show] Ancestry[edit] [show]Ancestors of Branca of Portugal References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b Rodrigues Oliveira 2010, p. 85. Jump up ^ Rodrigues Oliveira 2010, pp. 85 and 92. Bibliography[edit] Rodrigues Oliveira, Ana (2010). Rainhas medievais de Portugal. Dezassete mulheres, duas dinastias, quatro séculos de História (in Portuguese). Lisbon: A esfera dos livros. ISBN 978-989-626-261-7.

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Coimbra, Portugal
November 17, 1240
Age 48
Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Coimbra, Portugal