Pedro de Alcántara Alonso Pérez de Guzmán, 14th Duke of Medina Sidonia

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Pedro de Alcántara Alonso Pérez de Guzmán y Lopez-Pacheco, 14th Duke of Medina Sidonia (1724 – 1779) became Duke of Medina Sidonia in 1739.

He was married on 22 October 1743, aged around 19, to Mariana de Silva y Álvarez de Toledo, whose mother was known as María Teresa Álvarez de Toledo y Haro, was 11th Duchess of Alba de Tormes in her own right. He became a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in 1753, aged 29. He was also Caballerizo mayor to King Charles III. No issue, and title passed to his cousin.

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in November 1749.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lists of Royal Society Fellows 1660-2007". London: The Royal Society. Archived from the original on March 24, 2010. Retrieved 16 July 2010. 


Spanish nobility
Preceded by
Domingo José Claros Pérez de Guzmán
Duke of Medina Sidonia
1739 – 1779
Succeeded by
José María Álvarez de Toledo