Catherine (1507–1578)

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Catherine (1507–1578)

Queen of Portugal. Name variations: Catalina; Katherine; Katherina Habsburg. Born Jan 14, 1507, in Torquemada; died Feb 12, 1578 (some sources cite 1577), in Lisbon; dau. of Philip I the Fair also known as Philip the Handsome, king of Castile and Leon (r. 1506), and Juana la Loca (1479–1555); sister of Eleanor of Portugal (1498–1558), Mary of Hungary (1505–1558), Charles V, Holy Roman emperor (r. 1519–1558), Ferdinand I, Holy Roman emperor (r. 1558–1564), and Elisabeth of Habsburg (1501–1526); m. Joao also known as John III (b. 1502), king of Portugal (r. 1521–1557), 1525; children: Alfonso (1526–1526); Mary of Portugal (1527–1545, 1st wife of Philip II of Spain); Isabella (1529–1530); Manuel (1531–1537); Filippe (1533–1539); Diniz (1535–1539); John of Portugal (1537–1554, who m. Joanna of Austria [1535–1573]); Antonio (1539–1540); Isabella (1529–1530); Beatriz (1530–1530).

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