Posts Tagged With: Portuguese history

Afonso III of Portugal

On this day, 16 February, 1279, Afonso III of Portugal, died in Lisbon. He was my two-times 24th great-grandfather through his granddaughter Constance of Portugal and though his grandson Afonso IV (both children of his son Denis).

On 5 May 1210, Afonso III was born in Coimbra, Portugal.  He was the second son of Afonso II and Urraca of Castile.

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Afonso I “The Conqueror” of Portugal

On this day 831 years ago, Afonso I “The Conqueror”, the first King of Portugal, died at the age of 76. He was my 27th great-grandfather.

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