Rui Gil Moniz

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Rui Gil Moniz (formerly Rui Gil) was a Portuguese nobleman.

Life[edit]

He was a son of Gil Aires and wife Leonor Rodrigues.

He was a Treasurer of the Casa da Moeda of Lisbon.

Marriage and issue[edit]

He married Filipa de Almada, daughter of João Vaz de Almada, Vedor of King Afonso V of Portugal, and wife Violante de Castro, and had:

  • Garcia Moniz
  • Francisco de Almada, Commander of Esgueira and / or Aguim in the Order of Christ, of the old ones who were unmarried, but had natural children
  • Frei Nicolau Moniz, who was made himself a Friar of the Carmelites and then went out and became a Clergyman
  • Leonor Moniz, second wife of Jorge de Sousa, without issue

Sources[edit]

  • Manuel João da Costa Felgueiras Gaio, "Nobiliário das Famílias de Portugal", Tomo Vigésimo Primeiro, Título de Monizes, § 17, § 18 e § 19
  • Various Authors, "Armorial Lusitano", Lisbon, 1961, pp. 370-372
  • Dom Augusto Romano Sanches de Baena e Farinha de Almeida Portugal Sousa e Silva, 1.º Visconde de Sanches de Baena, "Archivo Heraldico-Genealógico", Lisbon, 1872, Volume II, p. CXV
  • Cristóvão Alão de Morais, "Pedatura Lusitana", Volume I (reformulated edition), pp. 668-670