Juana Núñez de Lara
|Juana Núñez de Lara|
|Spouse(s)||Infante Henry of Castile
Ferdinand de la Cerda
|Noble family||House of Lara|
|Father||Juan Núñez I de Lara|
|Mother||Teresa Díaz II de Haro|
|Died||12 June 1351
Juana was firstly married to Infante Henry of Castile, son of Ferdinand III of Castile and his first wife Elisabeth of Swabia. The marriage was childless and Henry died in 1304, leaving Juana a young widow.
Juana was secondly married to Ferdinand de la Cerda, son of Ferdinand de la Cerda and his wife Blanche of France. Blanche was a daughter of Louis IX of France and Margaret of Provence. Juana and Ferdinand had four children:
- Juan Núñez III de Lara (1313–1350), married Maria de Haro.
- Blanche Núñez de Lara (1311–1347), married Juan Manuel, Prince of Villena and was mother of Juana Manuel of Castile, consort of Henry II of Castile and mother of John I of Castile.
- Margaret Núñez de Lara, a nun.
- Maria Núñez de Lara, married Charles II of Alençon and was mother of Charles III of Alençon.
Their daughter, Blanca de La Cerda y Lara, was mother of Juana Manuel of Castile. Juana Manuel was married to king Henry II of Castile and was mother of king John I of Castile and Infanta Eleanor of Castile.
Juana's husband died in 1322, Juana herself died in Palencia in 1351.