Beatrice of Coimbra

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Coat of Arms (Lisonja) of Infanta Beatrice Coimbra, combining her father's arms (on the right) with her husband's (on the left).

Infanta Beatrice of Coimbra (1435–1462) was the 5th child of Infante Peter, Duke of Coimbra, and Isabella of Urgell.

After the battle of Alfarrobeira, where her father's army was defeated by the Portuguese royal army, she left the country and took refuge in Burgundy, under her aunt’s protection: Isabella of Portugal was married to Duke Philip III the Good.

In 1453, Beatrice married Adolph of Cleves, Lord of Ravenstein, nephew of the Duke Philip III the Good. They had issue:

She died in Bruges of suspected poisoning in 1462.


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"Nobreza de Portugal e Brasil", Vol. I, page 271. Published by Zairol Lda., Lisbon, 1989