Blanche, Lady of Guadalajara

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Infanta Branca
Lady of Guadalajara
D. Branca, Infanta de Portugal, Senhora de Guadalajara - The Portuguese Genealogy (Genealogia dos Reis de Portugal).png
Blanche of Portugal, in Antonio de Hollanda's Genealogy of the Royal Houses of Spain and Portugal (1530-1534)
House House of Burgundy
Father Sancho I
Mother Dulce of Aragon
Born c. 1192
Kingdom of Portugal
Died 17 November 1240
(aged 47–48)
Guadalajara, Crown of Castile
Burial Santa Cruz Monastery, Coimbra, Portugal
Religion Roman Catholicism

Infanta Branca of Portugal (c. 1192 – Guadalajara, November 17, 1240; Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈbɾɐ̃kɐ]; English: Blanche) was a Portuguese infanta (princess), eighth child of Portuguese King Sancho I and Dulce of Aragon. She was the feudal Lady of Guadalajara. Branca was co-founder of, and a nun at, the Dominican convent at Coimbra.[1] She is buried in Santa Cruz de Coimbra.

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