Edward of Portugal, 4th Duke of Guimarães

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Edward of Portugal
Duke of Guimarães
Duarte, Duque de Guimarães.jpg
Edward of Portugal, 4th Duke of Guimarães
Spouse Isabella of Braganza
House House of Aviz
Father Manuel I of Portugal
Mother Maria of Aragon
Born (1515-10-07)7 October 1515
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Died 20 September 1540(1540-09-20) (aged 24)
Lisbon, Kingdom of Portugal
Personal Coat of Arms of Prince Duarte I, 4th Duke of Guimarães

Edward of Portugal, 4th Duke of Guimarães (Portuguese: Duarte, [duˈaɾt(ɨ)]) (Lisbon, October 7, 1515 – Lisbon, September 20, 1540) was a Portuguese infante (prince); the sixth son of King Manuel I of Portugal and his wife Maria of Aragon.

Life[edit]

He had as tutor André de Resende, who later wrote Duarte's biography. He also loved hunting and was quite a good musician.

In 1537 he married Isabella of Braganza, daughter of James, Duke of Braganza, who was dowried with the Dukedom of Guimarães in her own right. After the marriage, Infante Edward became the 4th Duke of Guimarães.

This marriage produced three children:

He is buried in the Monastery of Jerónimos in Lisbon.

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Ancestry[edit]

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Bibliography[edit]

”Nobreza de Portugal e do Brasil” – Vol. I, page 387. Published by Zairol Lda., Lisbon 1989.

Portuguese nobility
Preceded by
Teodósio I, Duke of Braganza
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Duke of Guimarães

1537—1540
Succeeded by
Duarte II, 5th Duke of Guimarães