Afonso Sanches, Lord of Albuquerque

Servant of God
Afonso Sanches
Lord of Albuquerque
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Afonso Sanches in Antonio de Hollanda's Genealogy of the Royal Houses of Spain and Portugal (1530–1534
Born 24 May 1289
Cerva, Portugal
Died 2 November 1329
Escalona, Castile
Buried Monastery of Santa Clara in Vila do Conde
Noble family House of Burgundy
Spouse(s) Teresa Martins de Meneses
Issue João Afonso de Albuquerque
Father Denis of Portugal
Mother Aldonça Rodrigues Talha

Afonso Sanches, Lord of Albuquerque (1289-1329; also known as Alfonso Sanches) was a Medieval nobleman, Lord of Cerva and Alburquerque.[1][2]

Biography

Born in Portugal, he was the firstborn and favorite son of King Denis of Portugal and Aldonça Rodrigues Talha.[3][4] He was also the half brother of Afonso IV.[5] Afonso was married to Teresa Martins Telo, daughter of João Afonso Telo, the first count of Barcelos,[6] and of Teresa Sánchez, an illegitimate daughter of Sancho IV the Brave, king of Castile and León.[7] They were the parents of João Afonso de Albuquerque.[8]

Afonso and his wife Teresa were the founders of the Monastery of Santa Clara in Vila do Conde where both were buried.[9]

References

  1. ^ Memórias do Mosteiro de Pombeiro, Academia Portuguesa da História, 1942, 1942
  2. ^ "Servi di Dio Alfonso Sanches e Teresa Martins". santibeati.it.
  3. ^ Sotto Mayor Pizarro 1997, Vol. I, p. 189.
  4. ^ Braamcamp Freire 1927, p. 193.
  5. ^ Fundadores, fundaciones y espacios de vida conventual: III Congreso Internacional Monacato Femenino en España, Portugal y América, celebrado en León, 2004, Universidas, Secretariado de Publicaciones, 2005, 2005, ISBN 9788497732024
  6. ^ Sotto Mayor Pizarro 1997, Vol. I, p. 191.
  7. ^ Sotto Mayor Pizarro 1997, Vol. I, p. 192.
  8. ^ Sotto Mayor Pizarro 1987, pp. 31, 109.
  9. ^ Sotto Mayor Pizarro 1987, p. 29.

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