Pedro Fernández de Velasco, 3rd Duke of Frías

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Pedro Fernández de Velasco, 3rd Duke of Frías (c. 1485 – 10 November 1559), Grandee of Spain (in full, Spanish: Don Pedro Fernández de Velasco y Tovar, tercer duque de Frías, quinto conde de Haro, noveno Condestable de Castilla, mayorazgo y señor de la Casa de Velasco) was a Spanish nobleman.

Fernández de Velasco was the son of Íñigo Fernández de Velasco, 2nd Duke of Frías and of María de Tovar, Lady of Berlanga. He married his cousin Juliana de Velasco y Aragón, daughter of Bernardino Fernández de Velasco, 1st Duke of Frías in 1508, but they had no issue. He succeeded as 3rd Duke of Frias in 1528.

After 1559, Pedro's nephew, Iñigo, was known as Iñigo II Fernandez de Velasco, 4th Duke of Frias.

Sources[edit]

  • Castro Pereira Mouzinho de Albuquerque e Cunha, Fernando de (1995). Instrumentário Genealógico - Linhagens Milenárias (in Portuguese). pp. 329–30. 
  • Costa Felgueiras Gaio, Manuel José da. Nobiliário das Famílias de Portugal (in Portuguese) VII. Portugal: Beltroens. 
  • Hobbs, Nicolas (2007). "Grandes de España" (in Spanish). Retrieved 15 October 2008. 
  • Sousa, Dom António Caetano de (1946). História Genealógica da Casa Real Portuguesa (in Portuguese) VI (2ª Edição ed.). Coimbra, Portugal: Atlântida-Livraria Editora, Lda. p. 323. 
  • Instituto de Salazar y Castro. Elenco de Grandezas y Titulos Nobiliarios Españoles (in Spanish). periodic publication. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Íñigo
Fernández de Velasco
Constable of Castile
1528–1559
Succeeded by
Íñigo
Fernández de Velasco
Spanish nobility
Preceded by
Íñigo
Fernández de Velasco
Duke of Frías
1528–1559
Succeeded by
Íñigo
Fernández de Velasco