Maria, Marchioness of Tortosa

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Maria
Marchioness of Tortosa
Spouse Infante Fernando, Marquis of Tortosa
House House of Burgundy
Father Peter I
Mother Constance of Peñafiel
Born 6 April 1343
Évora, Kingdom of Portugal
Died after 1367
Aveiro, Kingdom of Portugal
Burial Convent of Saint Claire of Coimbra, Portugal
Religion Roman Catholicism

Infanta Maria of Portugal (Évora, Kingdom of Portugal, 6 April 1342 – Aveiro, Kingdom of Portugal, after 1363; Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐˈɾiɐ]) was a Portuguese infanta (princess), first daughter of King Peter I of Portugal and his Queen consort Constance of Peñafiel.

Maria was born in Évora on April 6, 1342. In 1354 she married Infante Fernando of Aragon, Marquis of Tortosa, son of Aragonese King Alfonso IV.

Fernando was murdered by his half-brother Peter IV of Aragon in 1363. Maria then returned to Portugal where she died in the city of Aveiro in a year after 1363. She is buried in the Convent of Saint Claire of Coimbra.

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