Talk:Afonso I of Portugal
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Alfonso VI of Castile
In the second paragraph of article there is an unlinked reference to "Alfonso VI". I would guess that is Alfonso VI of Castile, but could someone with more knowledge of this period confirm & make the edit? Thanks. -- Jmabel 23:48, 5 Jan 2004 (UTC)
- You are right. :) Muriel Victoria 17:54, 6 Jan 2004 (UTC)
States-general at Lamego
This sentence is innacurate: "Next, he assembled the first assembly of the states-general at Lamego, where he was given the crown from the bishop of Bragança, to confirm the independence." It is widely accepted that no States-general took place at Lamego in that context. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk • contribs)
Afonso I didn't rescue his son in
The article says Afonso I came to the rescue of his son in Santarém, but this is a legend because at the time Afonso I was already crippled!! —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk • contribs)
This is a great article but the referencing is horrible. I can't verify whether any of the information is correct. Please add better references and footnotes and I'll probably list this article as a GA. --GoOdCoNtEnT 06:30, 10 August 2006 (UTC)
In the article two birthplaces are presented: Viseu and Guimarães. The actual birthplace is unknown, but it is commonly accepted that it is Guimarães. Filipeacaeiro 15:45, 13 August 2007 (UTC)
Was Afonso I of Portugal a descendent of prophet Muhammad
- Hello Acidburn24m! Well... everyone in Europe and many of the Americans (in all of the Americas) are most probably descendents of prophet Muhammad... and of everyone at that time that reproduced sucessfully (let's say... had granchildren!) - see Last universal ancestor, Last Common Ancestor, Most recent common ancestor, Descent from antiquity, etc... Now, regarding the site you cite - they are wrong! Not in saying that Afonso I is a descendent of Muhammad - I believe he is and even remender seeing the present pretender to the Portuguese throne (Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza) stating that in several occasions (I'll try to find a source and more info on that). But the genealogy presented is wrong - first of all let me tell you that early Islamic genealogy does represent some problems, secondly Afonso's mother, Theresa, Countess of Portugal, was not the daughter of a Zaida (Isabella), Princess of Denia, as that site say, but of Ximena Moniz or Jimena Muñoz, daughter of Munio Moniz, Count of Bierzo and Muniadona Moniz. So... the lineage presented does not hold! I'll try to get back on this. See you soon. The Ogre 11:58, 23 August 2007 (UTC)
- thanks for the full answer Ogre! I'll be happy to see any other evidence you might have that would prove Afonso I of Portugal was a descendent of prophet Muhammad. --Acidburn24m 17:06, 27 August 2007 (UTC)
If queen Maud died in 1158, how it is possible that two of her children with king Alfons (John and Sancha) were born in 1160?? This birth year for this children must be erroneous!!! CarlosPn
There is a lot of missing information about the Crusades (the Crusaders involvement in building the Kingdom), the relation with the Templars (and how the Order of Christ emerged, and absorbed Templar wealth and personnel with active help from the crown of Portugal. (See also Siege of Lisbon). 184.108.40.206 (talk) 07:06, 9 April 2012 (UTC)
Speaking of missing information, I don't see the June 25th birth-date actually referenced anywhere. Interestingly I haven't found that date in any references myself. Most sites give no known day. The few that do, state it as July 25th and ranging from 1106 to 1112: New World Encyclopedia, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Genea – Portuguese genealogical site. Interestingly the last one is linked in the article for birthplace and disagrees with the article on birth-date. I am not going to change this immediately to allow some time for someone to support the June 25th date. Wiseprincebambi (talk) 01:33, 26 July 2014 (UTC)
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