Sancha, Lady of Alenquer

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Blessed Sancha
Lady of Alenquer
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Infanta Sancha, in Antonio de Hollanda's Genealogy of the Royal Houses of Spain and Portugal (1530-1534)
Born1180
Coimbra, Kingdom of Portugal
Died13 March 1229 (aged 48–49)
Celas Monastery, Celas, Kingdom of Portugal
Burial
Lorvão Abbey, Portugal
HousePortuguese House of Burgundy
FatherSancho I
MotherDulce of Aragon
ReligionRoman Catholic

Sancha of Portugal (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsɐ̃ʃɐ]; 1180 in Coimbra – 13 March 1229 in Celas Monastery), was a Portuguese infanta, second daughter of King Sancho I of Portugal and Dulce of Aragon.[1][2]

Life[edit]

She was born 1180 and died in the Monastery of Celas, Celas, which she had founded, on March 13, 1229. Her body was moved to Lorvão Abbey by her sister Theresa of Portugal.[3] 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.[3][4]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rodrigues Oliveira 2010, pp. 84 y 89.
  2. ^ Sottomayor Pizarro 1997, p. 165, vol. I.
  3. ^ a b Rodrigues Oliveira 2010, p. 89.
  4. ^ Carvalho Correia 2008, p. 187.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Carvalho Correia, Francisco (2008). O Mosteiro de Santo Tirso, de 978 a 1588: A silhueta de uma entidade projectada no chao de uma história milenária (in Portuguese). Santiago de Compostela: Facultade de Xeografía e História. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. ISBN 978-8498-8703-81.
  • Rodrigues Oliveira, Ana (2010). Rainhas medievais de Portugal. Dezassete mulheres, duas dinastias, quatro séculos de História (in Portuguese). Lisbon: A esfera dos livros. ISBN 978-989-626-261-7.
  • Sotto Mayor Pizarro, José Augusto (1997). Linhagens Medievais Portuguesas: Genealogias e Estratégias (1279-1325) (in Portuguese). Porto: Thesis, published by author.