Diogo Gil Moniz

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Diogo Gil Moniz (formerly Diogo Gil) was a Portuguese nobleman.

Life[edit]

He was the eldest son of Gil Aires and wife Leonor Rodrigues.

He was Vedor of the Fazenda of Infante Ferdinand, Duke of Viseu, brother of King Afonso V of Portugal and father of King Manuel I of Portugal.

Marriage and issue[edit]

He married Leonor da Silva, daughter of Rui Gomes da Silva, of the Lords of a Chamusca, and wife Branca de Almeida, and had:

Sources[edit]

  • Manuel João da Costa Felgueiras Gaio, "Nobiliário das Famílias de Portugal", Tomo Vigésimo Primeiro, Título de Monizes, § 17, § 18 e § 19
  • Various Authors, "Armorial Lusitano", Lisbon, 1961, pp. 370-372
  • Dom Augusto Romano Sanches de Baena e Farinha de Almeida Portugal Sousa e Silva, 1.º Visconde de Sanches de Baena, "Archivo Heraldico-Genealógico", Lisbon, 1872, Volume II, p. CXV
  • Cristóvão Alão de Morais, "Pedatura Lusitana", Volume I (reformulated edition), pp. 668-670