Sancha, Lady of Alenquer

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For the daughter of Afonso III of Portugal, see Infanta Sancha of Portugal.
Blessed Sancha
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Infanta Sancha, in Antonio de Hollanda's Genealogy of the Royal Houses of Spain and Portugal (1530-1534)
Lady of Alenquer; Abbess of Lorvão
House House of Burgundy
Father Sancho I
Mother Dulce of Aragon
Born c. 1178
Kingdom of Portugal
Died 13 March 1229
(aged 50–51)
Celas Monastery, Celas, Kingdom of Portugal
Burial Lorvão Abbey, Portugal
Religion Roman Catholicism

Infanta Sancha of Portugal (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsɐ̃ʃɐ]), was a Portuguese infanta (princess), second daughter of King Sancho I of Portugal and Dulce of Aragon.

She was born on an unknown date, prior to 1182 and died in the Monastery of Celas, Celas on March 13, 1229. Her body was moved to Lorvão Abbey, which she had founded and became the first abbess of. She was also the feudal Lady of Alenquer.

On December 13, 1705 Sancha was beatified by Pope Clement XI's papal bull Sollicitudo Pastoralis Offici, along with her sister Theresa of Portugal.

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