Constance of Castile (1323–1345)

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Constance of Castile (1323–1345)

Queen of Portugal. Name variations: Constance of Aragon; Constance Manuel; (Spanish) Constance de Castilla. Born 1323; died Nov 13, 1345, in Santarum, during childbirth; dau. of Juan Manuel de Villena, duke of Penafiel, and Constance of Aragon (d. 1327); m. Alphonso XI, king of Castile and Leon, Mar 28, 1325 (annulled 1327); became 2nd wife of Pedro I also known as Peter I (1320–1367), king of Portugal (r. 1357–1367), Aug 24, 1336; children: (2nd m.) Luiz (1340–1340); Maria of Portugal (1343–1367, who m. Fernando also known as Ferdinand of Aragon, marquis of Tortosa); Fernao also known as Fernando or Ferdinand I the Handsome (1345–1383), king of Portugal (r. 1367–1383, who m. Leonora Telles).

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