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Maria was born in Coimbra on 15 October 1527 and was one of the few children of John III to survive childhood. She married her cousin Philip on 12 November 1543 at Salamanca. She gave birth to their son Don Carlos on 8 July 1545, but died four days later due to a haemorrhage in Valladolid.
* also an infanta of Spain by marriage
** also a princess of Tuscany by marriage
*** also a princess of Modena by marriage
^also an archduchess of Austria in her own right
^^did not have a royal or noble title by birth