Sancha of Portugal (born 1264)

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For the daughter of Sancho I of Portugal see: Infanta Sancha, Lady of Alenquer
Infanta Sancha
Born2 February 1264
Kingdom of Portugal
(aged 15-16)
Seville, Crown of Castile
HousePortuguese House of Burgundy
FatherAfonso III
MotherBeatrice of Castile
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Sancha of Portugal (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsɐ̃ʃɐ]) (2 february 1264-1273) was a Portuguese infanta, daughter of King Afonso III of Portugal and his second wife Beatrice of Castile.[1][2]

Sancha was born on February 2, 1264.[1] Little is known about her life. She travelled with her mother and sister Blanche to Seville[1] where she died in 1279.[2] In 1302, her remains were transferred to Portugal where she was buried at the Monastery of Alcobaça, Alcobaça.[1]



  1. ^ a b c d Rodrigues Oliveira, Ana (2010). Rainhas medievais de Portugal. Dezassete mulheres, duas dinastias, quatro séculos de História (in Portuguese). Lisbon: A esfera dos livros. pp. 138 and 148. ISBN 978-989-626-261-7.
  2. ^ a b Sotto Mayor Pizarro, José Augusto (1997). Linhagens Medievais Portuguesas: Genealogias e Estratégias (1279-1325) (in Portuguese). Vol. I. Oporto: Doctorate thesis, author’s edition. p. 171. hdl:10216/18023.