Fernando III of Castile King of Castile and Leon
Elisabeth of Hohenstaufen
Alfonso X "El Sabio" King of Galicia, Castile and León
Mayor Guillén de Guzmán

Beatrice of Castile


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1. Afonso III King of Portugal and the Algarve

Beatrice of Castile 1

  • Born: 1242
  • Marriage (1): Afonso III King of Portugal and the Algarve in 1253
  • Died: 1303 at age 61

   Another name for Beatrice was Beatriz de Castilla.

  Research Notes:

From Wikipedia - Beatrice of Castile (1242-1303) :

Beatrice Alfonso of Castile-León (1242-1303) was the second Queen consort of Afonso III of Portugal . She was an illegitimate daughter of Alfonso X of Castile and his mistress Mayor Guillén de Guzmán.
She was married to Afonso III in 1253. Earlier that year he had divorced his first wife, Matilda II of Boulogne , because she was unable to provide him with an heir and was considered infertile. The bride was about eleven years old and the groom was 32 years old. They had the following children:

Beatrice married Afonso III King of Portugal and the Algarve, son of Afonso II King of Portugal and Urracca of Castile, in 1253. (Afonso III King of Portugal and the Algarve was born on 5 May 1210 in Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal and died on 16 Feb 1279 in Alcobaça, Portugal.)


1 Wikipedia.org, Beatrice of Castile (1242–1303).

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