Catherine of Portugal (1540–1614)

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Catherine of Portugal (1540–1614)

Duchess of Braganza. Name variations: Catarina; Katherine of Portugal. Born on January 18, 1540, in Lisbon; died on November 15, 1614; daughter of Duarte, duke of Guimaraes, and Isabella of Braganza (c. 1512–1576); married Joao also known as John I(1544–1583), duke of Braganza, on December 8, 1563; children: Theodosius II, duke of Braganza (1568–1630), who married Anne of Velasquez ); Duarte (1569–1627); Alexander of Evora (1570–1608), archbishop of Evora; Filipe (1581–1608); Maria of Braganza (1565–1592); Serafina of Braganza (1566–1604, who married John Fernandez-Pacheco, duke of Escalona); Cherubina of Braganza (1572–1580); Angelica of Braganza (1573–1576); Maria (1573–1573); Isabella (1578–1582).