Íñigo Fernández de Velasco, 2nd Duke of Frías

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Íñigo Fernández de Velasco, 2nd Duke of Frías
Spouse(s) María de Tovar, Lady of Berlanga
Noble family House of Frias
Father Pedro Fernández de Velasco
Mother Mencía de Mendoza y Figueroa
Born 1462
Died 17 September 1528(1528-09-17)

Íñigo Fernández de Velasco, 2nd Duke of Frías, Grandee of Spain, (in full, Spanish: Don Íñigo Fernández de Velasco y López de Mendoza, segundo duque de la villa de Frías, cuarto conde de Haro, octavo Condestable de Castilla, mayorazgo y señor de la Casa de Velasco, Caballero del Toisón de Oro), (1462–17 September 1528), was a Spanish nobleman and Duke of Frias.

Fernández de Velasco was the son of Pedro Fernández de Velasco and of Mencía de Mendoza y Figueroa, and he inherited the titles from his older brother Bernardino, who had no legitimate male issue. He married María de Tovar, Lady of Berlanga, with whom he had six children.

He took part in the Castilian War of the Communities, and led the royalist army to victory at the Battle of Villalar.

Sources[edit]

  • Castro Pereira Mouzinho de Albuquerque e Cunha, Fernando de (1995). Instrumentário Genealógico - Linhagens Milenárias (in Portuguese). pp. 329–30. 
  • Costa Felgueiras Gaio, Manuel José da. Nobiliário das Famílias de Portugal (in Portuguese) VII. Portugal: Beltroens. 
  • Hobbs, Nicolas (2007). "Grandes de España" (in Spanish). Retrieved 15 October 2008. 
  • Sousa, Dom António Caetano de (1946). História Genealógica da Casa Real Portuguesa (in Portuguese) VI (2ª Edição ed.). Coimbra, Portugal: Atlântida-Livraria Editora, Lda. p. 323. 
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Íñigo Fernández de Velasco, 2nd Duke of Frías
House of Velasco
Born: 1462 Died: 17 September 1528
Military offices
Preceded by
Bernardino
Fernández de Velasco
Constable of Castile
1512–1528
Succeeded by
Pedro
Fernández de Velasco
Spanish nobility
Preceded by
Bernardino
Fernández de Velasco
Duke of Frías
1512–1528
Succeeded by
Pedro
Fernández de Velasco