Beatrice of Castile and Leon (1242–1303)

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Beatrice of Castile and Leon (1242–1303)

Queen of Portugal. Name variations: Beatriz; Beatriz de Guillén. Born in 1242; died on October 27, 1303; illegitimate daughter of Alphonso X, king of Castile and Leon (r. 1252–1284), andMayor Guillen de Guzman (d. 1262); married Alphonso III (1215–1279), king of Portugal (r. 1248–1279), in 1253 or 1254; children:Branca (1259–1321); Fernando (1260–1262); Affonso (1263–1321); Sancha (b. February 2, 1264–1302); Maria (b. November 21, 1264–1304); Vicente (1268–1271); Diniz or Denis the Farmer (1261–1325), king of Portugal (r. 1279–1325); Costanza (b. before November 23, 1271). Alphonso's first wife wasMatilda de Dammartin (d. 1258).