Juan Alfonso de la Cerda

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Juan Alfonso de la Cerda (France, 1295 - August 7, 1347) was Lord of Gibraleón, Huelva, Real de Manzanares and Deza.[1]

He was the son of Alfonso de la Cerda, grandson of Ferdinand de la Cerda. He married Maria Alfonso de Portugal (illegitimate daughter of King Denis of Portugal).

He served under Alfonso XI of Castile in the Siege of Algeciras (1342-1344), which culminated in the city's surrender in 1344.

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  1. ^ Ayala, Pedro López de; Guzmán, Fernán Pérez de; Valera, Diego de; Diego A. Enrique del Castillo; Fernando del Pulgar; Lorenzo Galíndez de Carvajal; Andrés Bernáldez (1898). Crónicas de los reyes de Castilla: desde don Alfonso el Sabio, hasta los católicos don Fernando y doña Isabel (in Spanish). M. Rivadeneyra. Retrieved 27 December 2011.